Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has started the rollout of its OxygenOS Beta update for four of its older smartphones. The handsets that are now getting the new update include OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6, OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5. The company has not yet posted about the update on its official OnePlus forum, but then, reports have surfaced online that claim that some users have started receiving the latest OxygenOS Open Beta update for OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6, OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5.
We should mention that the two key features that are arriving with the latest update to these smartphones are Digital Wellbeing and Fnatic Mode. Both of these result in providing more efficient resource optimisation and smoother gaming experience. The rollout of the new OxygenOS Open Beta updates for all the four OnePlus smartphones was first reported by XDA Developers.
It is also worth adding that there is no difference in the changelogs of the OxygenOS Open Beta 32 update for OnePlus 5T, OxygenOS Open Beta 34 update for OnePlus 5, Oxygen OS Open Beta 20 update for OnePlus 6 and Oxygen OS Open Beta 12 update for OnePlus 6T. The latest updates for the four OnePlus smartphones also get the June 2019 Android security patch. Till now, the only other handsets that have received this security patch are Pixel devices and the Essential Phone.
Another key feature that has been added to these OnePlus smartphones is Digital Wellbeing. Using Digital Wellbeing, users can keep a check on their smartphone usage and impose certain restrictions on themselves if they think that they are developing an addiction.
Coming to the Fnatic Mode, we should mention that it was first made available to the OnePlus 7 Pro, but now, the company has rolled it out to its other smartphones. The mode ensures that system resources and restricts background operations so that games can take up power instead. This leads to users getting a better gaming experience as all other distractions are kept away from the device.
In an unrelated piece of news, we should mention that OnePlus 7 Pro Almond coloured variant is going on sale in India today. The smartphone is only available in 8GB RAM/256GB storage option and can be bought via Amazon India, OnePlus’ official website, the company’s offline store, Reliance Digital and Croma. To read more about the launch offers and specifications of the OnePlus 7 Pro Almond Edition, you can click here.
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