List of OnePlus Devices Getting Official Android 9.0 P Update: OnePlus is a Chinese smartphone manufacturing company which started its business operations on a very small scale, so much so that the company had to launch its first smartphone on an invite-based system which meant the users had to get an invite in order to buy the phone which was named as the OnePlus One. Later, the company launched successive flagship smartphones named as the OnePlus 2, the OnePlus 3/3T and the latest smartphones from OnePlus have been named as the OnePlus 5/5T. As far as OnePlus is concerned, the company launches flagship smartphones every year only and the company has been launching two smartphones every year for the past couple of years.
Talking about the latest smartphones from OnePlus which are the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T, both the device has been launched with the previous version of Android which is 7.1 Nougat based on OxygenOS. However, the devices have now been updated to Android 8.0 Oreo and the update to Android 8.1 Oreo for both the devices is expected to be released very soon. Also, the company will launch the OnePlus 6 in few months time which will be their latest flagship smartphone and the device will come with Android 8.1 Oreo-based on OxygenOS as well.
Now, we have known that Android 9.0 Developer Preview 1 was released by Google earlier and the official release of Android 9.0 P is expected in the third quarter of 2018 same as the launch of Android 8.0 Oreo. Therefore, you might be interested in knowing the timing as well as the OnePlus devices which will receive the official update to Android 9.0 P. Also, you should note that the OnePlus 6 will get the Android 9.0 P update first followed by the OnePlus 5T and the OnePlus 5. Apart from that, we are also expecting OnePlus to release the OnePlus 6T by the end of this year which will be the flagship smartphone from OnePlus for 2018
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New Features In Android 9.0 P
Support For Notches – As you might have noticed all the latest premium smartphones that are coming out are having a top notch design just like iPhone X. Therefore, Google has included various implementations for the top notch designs that smartphones will come out with. As a matter of fact, Google Pixel 3 is likely to have a similar design.
Turn By Turn Direction – The new wireless protocol known as Wi-Fi Round Trip Time will enable the devices having Android P installed to do indoor GPS-style tracking. Of course, the device must have the necessary hardware and there are going to be various apps coming out based on this new technology. This is going to be helpful in big buildings like shopping malls. This is also going to help voice assistants to execute comments based on the room settings.
Multi-Camera Support – Android P comes with multi-camera API to access streams from two different cameras simultaneously. The bokeh effect will improve and you can zoom seamlessly. There are going to be various other camera improvements like faster photo capture, support for external cameras and likewise.
There will be new transition animations, HTTPS will become a default for apps, a lockdown mode to disable biometric especially when someone is forcing you to unlock your smartphone, an alert tone will be played if your call is getting recorded, no mic access for background apps, screenshot editing options and much more.
List of OnePlus Devices Getting Official Android 9.0 P Update (OnePlus Android 9.0 P Device List)
- OnePlus 6T(to be released)
- OnePlus 6(to be released)
- OnePlus 5T
- OnePlus 5