OnePlus releases official Android Oreo for OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 owners are getting a nice Christmas treat. OnePlus has started rolling out Oreo for the OnePlus 5. To remind you, OnePlus kicked off Oreo beta testing for OnePlus 5 almost a month ago, and now just a day before Christmas, the official Android Oreo based OxygenOS 5.0 is out.

The update brings such features parallel apps, picture-in-picture mode, auto-fill, smart text selection, quick settings design, notification dots and more. OnePlus has tweaked some of its apps such as launcher, Camera, Gallery, Calculation and Clock. 

Additionally it brings a new "Adaptive model" screen calibration, as well as optimizations for WiFi and battery saver. Lastly, the update includes Android security patch for December. 

Here's the changelog of Android Oreo based OxygenOS 5.0 for OnePlus 5
  • Updated to Android O (8.0)
  • Launcher
    • Optimizations for Shelf
    • Now you can upload your photo through Shot on OnePlus
  • Camera
    • New Camera UI design
    • Optimizations for photo quality
    • Added beauty effect for Portrait Mode
  • Gallery
    • Added “Places” tab for viewing photos on a map
  • Calculator
    • Added history feature
  • Clock
    • Added alarm calendar feature
  • System
    • 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 update weighs at around 1.5GB in size and is rolling out over-the-air. The rollout will be incremental, which means only a small percentage of OnePlus 5 users will get the update today, followed by a broader roll out over the next few days. For those who are restless to get the update, you can download the OTA file (Link) and flash it manually. 


Kailash Sudhakar
An engineering undergrad student who loves all things tech. He has a soft spot for Android.
OnePlus releases official Android Oreo for OnePlus 5 OnePlus releases official Android Oreo for OnePlus 5 Reviewed by Unknown on 12/24/2017 06:57:00 PM
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