27 November 2018
OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T smartphones have received the HydrogenOS Pie Beta update in China. It’s yet to be known when this new beta program will come out of China. For now, let’s see what new things are coming along with this big update to your OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T smartphones.
The new HydrogenOS Pie Beta update for the OnePlus 5/5T phones brings in new OnePlus UI design. There are new full-screen gestures, however, they are reportedly meant for the OnePlus 5T only. There’s Android P shutdown interface icon Replace, and support for advanced restart communication.
Apart from these new features, here’s the remaining changelog –
- SMS verification code to open the display, check the verification code faster step.
- Optimize the strange number identification function.
Add the dual card mode to set the default card for a single contact or group.
- Optimize the call interface UI design applications.
- Optimize the experience of weather applications.
Back in October, company’s CEO announced that the OnePlus 5 and even the older devices OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will take some time in gaining the Android Pie update. It’s good to note that the company is even promising the Pie update for the OnePlus 3 series which had already gained two Android software updates in the past.
Now, the start of the release of HydrogenOS Pie Beta suggests the global rollout of the Android Pie update isn't too far from us.