OnePlus 5 starts receiving Oxygen OS 5.0 update based on Android Oreo 8.0

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Whether you take it as a Christmas present or not. Finally, the OnePlus has started seeding the coveted OxygenOS 5.0 update for the OnePlus 5. Needless to say, the Android Oreo 8.0 update is, for the first time hitting this years, but not the latest OnePlus flagship. As an icing on the cake in this icy season, the major update does pack the latest security patch dated 1st December as well.

Apart from the all ingredients present on pure Android Oreo directly sourced from Google, the Oxygen OS 5.0 includes additional spices by OnePlus. As it ought to be, the hefty OTA update weighs in at 1587 MB in size and its changelogs are as long as follows:

Changelog

  • Updated to Android O (8.0)
  • Launcher
    Optimisations for Shelf
    Now you can upload your photo through Shot on OnePlus
  • Camera
    New Camera UI design
    Optimisations 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
    Optimisations for Wi-Fi
    Optimisations for Battery Saver
    Updated Android security patch to December

By this, the folks being restless will be the OnePlus 5T users. Since the latest flagship is the only one remaining to taste the OxygenOS 5.0 from OnePlus lineup. Well, the Oxygen OS 5.0 has with all its glory arrived to OnePlus 5 on the special occasion of Christmas. And, it’s to be seen whether the same will be extended to the OnePlus 5T users on the eve of New Year as a wonderful gift. Let’s be finger-crossed.