OnePlus 5/5T to get Android 8.1 update soon

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A quick look at the replies in the forum thread for this Open Beta shows that users find the Fruit Phone X-like gesture navigation to be much improved. The latest open beta version by OnePlus features Android 8.1 Oreo, with some extra improvements and new features, but these can be enjoyed by those who have registered for the Beta program. With the latest update, the company is fixing various bugs along with some new features as well. With that, OnePlus 5 also joins the select list of smartphones running latest Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Instructions have also been provided, in case you are new to this beta programme. According to the changelog provided by OnePlus, there are some changes with the Phone app. It's also worth noting that this update brings support for OP5T users to migrate application backup data using the OnePlus Switch app. The official update may also roll out soon over-the-air (OTA). For the gamers- there's power saving features and pausing adaptive brightness while gaming. There's also a new "global roaming solution", however OnePlus has not detailed what this solution might be.

New optimisations have been added in the gaming mode as well for immersive gaming.

The system updates include some general bug fixes and enhancements.