OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS Beta updates for its last year flagship devices, the OnePlus 5 (Beta 11) and OnePlus 5T (Beta 9). The update comes loaded with a host of new features along with bug fixes and improvements.
To start with, the update disables peek notifications option for Do Not Disturb mode and reading mode. The update also optimises sleep standby power consumption. Apart from that, the OnePlus Switch app gets UI improvements. The app has also received support for application data migration along with general bug fixes and stability improvements. Further, in File Manager, users will be able to manage Parallel Aps files on their OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T smartphones.
The update is about 157MB and it is available for download for beta testers via OTA. However, it is important to note that this is a beta software and it might not as stable as official OTAs are. If you have already flashed your smartphone with previous Open Beta builds, then you will receive the latest update via OTA. For a detailed guide on how to install the Open Beta build on your OnePlus 5 and 5T, click here.
To recall, both the smartphones received the Android 8.1 Oreo update in April this year. The update is about 766MB for both the smartphones and it comes loaded with an Android security patch for April 1 2018.
As far as specs go, the OnePlus 5T comes with a 6.01-inch full Optic AMOLED display that has 2160×1080 pixels display, thus offering 401 ppi pixel density and has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.