OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update

OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition which got launched recently

Good news for the OnePlus 5 users- OnePlus is rolling out a new beta software update which brings the latest Android 8.1 Oreo to the device.

OnePlus has just published a new open beta for the OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones. According to the changelog provided by OnePlus, there are some changes with the Phone app.

What can the users expect from the update?

Furthermore, this new version includes new "global roaming solution" and the company has also added backup app data feature if you happen to use other smartphones other than OnePlus. The company has made some optimisations for gaming mode, which might allow the user to have an immersive gaming experience that includes turning off adaptive brightness, power saving and also includes notification blocking.

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In terms of system updates, you get the general bug fixes and improvements, more clock styles for ambient display and updated Android security patch to February 2018.

You will receive the update over the air only if you have already flashed another OxygenOS beta build.

If you want to give the latest Open Beta a whirl on your OP5T, grab the download at the links below. Now when it comes to OnePlus' older devices like the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, there's no official word on when those will be updated, but they will likely be getting Android Oreo at some point.

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