Nov 19 AT 6:15 PM Alex Wagner 0 Comments

OnePlus 3 and 3T getting OxygenOS 5.0 update with Android Oreo

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The OnePlus 5T has been in the spotlight lately because of its recently unveiling, but today it’s time for the OnePlus 3 and 3T to shine

OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo. It’s rolling out as part of the OxygenOS 5.0 update, which is going out to a small group of users now and will be deployed more broodingly in the next few days.

There are lots of other goodies in this update in addition to Oreo. There’s picture-in-picture, a new Quick Settings design, the September 2017 security patches, notification dots, a new app folder design, and more.

Here’s the full list of this update’s new features, courtesy of OnePlus:

System

  • Update to Android O (8.0)
  • Added Parallel Apps
  • Added Picture in Picture
  • Added Auto-fill
  • Added Smart text selection
  • New Quick Settings design
  • Updated security patch to September

Launcher

  • Added notification dots
  • New app folder design
  • Now able to upload photos directly to Shot on OnePlus

We’ve known for a few months now that the OnePlus 3 and 3T would receive an update to Oreo, but it’s still exciting to see the update actually rolling out to users. Not only are these two phones some of the first non-Nexus and non-Pixel phones to get Oreo, but there are also some nice new features included in the OxygenOS 5.0 update for those OP3/OP3T owners to play with.

When your OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T gets its Android Oreo update, be sure to share your first impressions with us!

Source: OnePlus

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