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Android 9.0 update for older OnePlus smartphones gets delayed

If you own a OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 3 or a OnePlus 3T smartphone, then we have some news for you that you may not like too much. You will have to wait for a little longer before your phone gets the Android 9.0 Pie update. The company had earlier said that these devices will be getting an Android 9.0 Pie update, but now it seems like it’s going to take more time than what users were expecting.

OnePlus CEO has confirmed this when he replied to a user on Weibo saying that Android Pie update for these devices is delayed, but will definitely come to the smartphones nevertheless.

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This clearly points towards the fact that OnePlus would need more time before it dispatches the latest Android update to its older smartphones.

As of now, OnePlus 6 mobile is the only smartphone by the company that has got the Android 9.0 Pie update. The update has got with itself new features like gesture based navigation controls to the device. And OnePlus’ upcoming flagship smartphone, OnePlus 6T will also run Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

To recall, OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T were launched by the company in 2016. While they were launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, they have already received two updates, one of Android Nougat and the other of Android Oreo. Denying reports that OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will only receive updates till Android Oreo, the company had said that the smartphone will also receive the Android 9.0 Pie update.

Speaking of OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T, the two devices were launched last year with Android 7.1 Nougat. They currently run Android 8.1 Oreo after receiving an update for the same. The company has said that both the smartphones will receive two major software updates and security patches.

The company’s next flagship device, OnePlus 6T, is all set to launch on October 30. In India, it is already up for pre-orders on Amazon India’s website. Besides Android 9.0 Pie, the smartphone sports an in-display fingerprint sensor and it is replacing its 3.5mm headphone jack with a Type-C port. It would not be dust or water resistant and would not support wireless charging.

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Avani Baggahttp://www.gadgetbridge.com
Avani has an immense love for reading, travelling and food, but not necessarily in the same order. Avani almost started pursuing law, but life had other (better) plans for her and she chose to be a writer instead (luckily!) She previously covered technology at Times Internet and wrote about smartphones, mobile apps and tech startups. When she’s not writing, you’ll be able to find her in book stores or catching up on her social life.


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