OnePlus Slots New Oreo Betas for the 5 and 5T Smartphones
Jan 2, 2018, 8:28 AM by Eric M. Zeman
OnePlus has made Android 8 Oreo available to the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T smartphones in new betas. Specifically, the OnePlus 5 gains access to OxygenOS Open Beta 3, which adds the face unlock feature of the 5T. Other changes in the beta include a new app shortcut in the launcher, changes to the vibrate alert, improved 5G WiFi performance, general bug fixes, and the December security patch. For the OnePlus 5T, OxygenOS Open Beta 1 updates the handset to Android 8 Oreo. Core features include picture-in-picutre, auto-full, smart text selection, and a new Quick Settings design. Beyond the standard Oreo features, the 5T will see a new shortcut style and an option for combining app icons and shortcuts. The 5T beta also installs the latest December security patch. Last, OnePlus is offering incremental software updates to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones, which add support for aptX HD, a WiFi hotspot manager, and the December security patch. Owners of the OnePlus 5 and 5T will need to enroll in OnePlus' open beta program to gain access to those downloads. The incremental updates for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are available to all owners.
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5.5" display FHD+ resolution
Snapdragon 835 processor 6 GB RAM
3,300 mAh battery
Telephoto Camera, Headphone Jack (3.5mm), NFC, Fingerprint Reader