OnePlus 5T gets Android 8.0 Oreo update via OxygenOS 5.0.3 OTA; check features, changes, upgrades here

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New Delhi | Published: February 6, 2018 10:43:55 PM

As promised by the OnePlus, the latest handset from the smartphone maker, the OnePlus 5T has finally started getting the Over-The-Air (OTA) update of Android 8.0 Oreo via the Oxygen OS 5.0.3.

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As promised by the OnePlus, the latest handset from the smartphone maker, the OnePlus 5T has finally started getting the Over-The-Air (OTA) update of Android 8.0 Oreo via the Oxygen OS 5.0.3. The Chinese manufacturer started rolling out the update on Monday to a limited set of users, and on Tuesday, the user base receiving the OTA update expanded. The update is expected to bring a ton of new features to the smartphone. Along with the Android 8.0 Oreo, the update will bring a new design to the quick settings. The security patch of the smartphone has been updated to CVE-2017-13218.

The update to Oxygen OS 5.0.3 will bring the basic Android Oreo features like the Picture-in-Picture, Notification Dots, Autofill and more. Along with these changes, the Oneplus 5T got bump ups in Launcher which has been upgraded to v2.2. Similarly, the Gallery app has been updated to v2.0. The weather and File Manager app has also been upgraded to v1.9 and v1.7.6 respectively. Along with the update, OnePlus has said that they have adjusted the volume for headsets to align with European voltage regulations. In their forum, OnePlussaid that the volume may be lower to some after the update.

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OnePlus on their forum said that they have added an APK called Mkey in Oxygen OS 5.0.2 update. The main reason cited by OnePlus for Mkey is that the font resource that was provided officially for India for local font compatibility needs. However, in the Oxygen OS 5.0.3 update, the APK Mkey has been removed.

OnePlus 5T specs: OnePlus is often regarded as a brand that brings in top specifications at an affordable price point. And with OnePlus 5T, the company has stayed true to its original identity. The screen on Oneplus 5T features a 6-inch Full HD+ resolution (1080 x 2160 pixels) AMOLED display. The screen keeps up with the trend of 18:9 aspect ratio. OnePlus 5T gets dual rear cameras, one of 16MP sensor and other with a 20 MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture. OnePlus 5T gets the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with an option of 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage option or 8 GB RAM + 128 GB of internal storage option. The smartphone has 3300mAh battery which supports dash charging.

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