OnePlus 3 OpenBeta 13

OnePlus has been really working taking the software updates for their latest smartphones very seriously, from the launch of the OnePlus 3 last June, they have updated it more than 10 times and also now they are running on Android 7.1.1, which only less than 1% of the Android Devices are running on. Now, the company has released another update to its OnePlus 3 and 3T users.

OnePlus 3 OpenBeta 13
App Shortcuts

The Open beta 13 brings several new features like new Launcher, the launcher is similar to the one which is present on Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL and the new launcher also has supports for app shortcuts, you can long press the app icon and perform some quick action like Take a new note, Record new audio in Google Keep App etc. As of now, only a few apps support supports this feature, mostly google apps.

OnePlus 3 OpenBeta 13
Quick Pay

Another feature that has been added specially for Indian users is the Quick Pay Option, you can long press the home button to quickly launch a payment app and pay, this works even when the screen is turned off, the only app supported as of now is PayTM. The update also comes with built-in call recording feature, Network Speed display on the Status bar, Gaming Mode DND and improvement in EIS of the camera while recording videos.

Features included in Open Beta 13

  • All new launcher, added support for shortcuts on 7.1.1
  • Redesigned app drawer
  • Redesigned UI for launcher settings
  • Added status bar icon option to display real time network speed
  • Added Notification Denoising
  • Added Gaming Do Not Disturb mode
  • Added automatic Night Mode
  • Added Secure Box for file encryption
  • Optimized touch latency
  • Optimized camera EIS for videos
  • Improved contacts management with linking and merge functions
  • Added quick pay option for India
  • Bug fixes and general improvements

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