[Update January 2: OnePlus has updated the forum post saying that the update has been cancelled due to a bug and Oxygen 5.0.1 will go alive soon]
Earlier: Just after a month of rolling out Android 8.0 (Oreo) open beta update for the OnePlus 5, OnePlus today started rolling out stable Android Oreo update for the users as a Christmas Gift, ahead of the promised early 2018 time-frame. OnePlus Co-Founder Carl Pei has finally confirmed that the OnePlus 5 will get OnePlus 5T’s Face Unlock feature soon due to popular demand from fans.
The Oreo update brings all the Android Oreo features such as background limits that puts a big priority on improving user’s battery life, snoozing that lets users to snooze notifications to reappear at a later time and wide-gamut color for apps among many other things.
You can check out our top 5 Oreo features post to know more about the core features of Android 8.0 update. It also includes changes in Launcher, Parallel Apps and more. Check out the complete changelog below.
- Updated to Android O (8.0)
- Optimizations for Shelf
- Now you can upload your photo through Shot on OnePlus
- New Camera UI design
- Optimizations for photo quality
- Added beauty effect for Portrait Mode
- Added “Places” tab for viewing photos on a map
- Added history feature
- Added alarm calendar feature
- Added Parallel Apps feature
- New design for Quick Settings
- New design for Lift up display
- Added “Adaptive model” screen calibration
- Optimizations for Wi-Fi
- Optimizations for Battery Saver
- Updated Android security patch to December
The OnePlus 5 Andoid Oreo update is 1.58GB in size and also includes Android security update for December. As usual the OTA will reach a small percentage of users today, and we’ll begin a broader roll out in a few days. You can download the OTA zip from here and flash it manually, if you can’t wait for the update. Hope the latest OnePlus 5T gets the update soon.