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OnePlus 3 and 3T gets Android 8.0 Oreo in the latest OpenBeta update

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OnePlus has become the first OEM to release Android 8.0 Oreo to its smartphone, OnePlus 3 and 3T. This is a Beta Build and the Stable one should be rolling out to the users by next month, going by OnePlus’s update cycle. The OpenBeta 25 for the OnePlus 3 and 16 for the OnePlus 3T is currently rolling out for all those who are on Beta channel.Android OAndroid 8.0 Oreo was officially announced by Google back in August and within a couple of months, OnePlus has released the update, which is quite impressive. Android 8.0 Oreo bring several changes including Notification Channels, Autofill API, Notification Badge and several other features. The official post from OnePlus has listed out the changelog and here is the list:

  • System changes
    • Update to Android O (8.0)
      • Added Picture in Picture
      • Added Auto-fill
      • Added Smart text selection
      • New Quick Settings design
      • September security patch
  • Launcher changes
    • Added Notification dots in Launcher
    • Added OnePlus account login for access to Shot on OnePlus
      • Now able to upload photos directly to Shot on OnePlus through wallpapers

Here are some known issues that are posted in the official post:

  • Fingerprint actions may be slower than you are used to.
  • Shortcut to access Google Photos is unavailable
  • Some stability issues with NFC and Bluetooth
  • Performance and compatibility of 3rd party apps will continue to be optimized

If you have got the update and facing some issues, you can report it here. https://forums.oneplus.net/feedback/ and also you can fill this survey on UX & UI here: https://goo.gl/forms/Qd8lwejhnD6KNzkM2 .

Also Read: What’s new in Android 8.0 Nougat

Some of the other Android 8.0 Oreo features are:

  • New background limits to save battery
  • Keyboard navigation will be made easier
  • Wide-Gamut Color for profiles in Apps
  • Navigation bar turns to black when you swipe up in pixel launcher
  • Native Theme support (most likely)
  • Picture-in-picture video support
  • Support for aptX Bluetooth streaming for better audio experience

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Student, Android aficionado, Android Developer, Tech Enthusiast. Currently using OnePlus 3.

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