OnePlus’ OxygenOS is one the most popular custom skin in the market due to the clean user interface and the wide range of customizations it offers. Currently, OxygenOS 11 is the latest version of OxygenOS which is based on Android 11. Google recently announced Android 12 which brings some major UI redesign, new features, and better control over privacy.
Google has already released two public betas of the Android 12 that showed us glimpses of Android 12. As the new version is out, OnePlus should have already started working on the next iteration of OxygenOS, which will be called OxygenOS 12. As per the official timeline shared by Google, the stable version of Android 12 will arrive in late August or September 2021. After the stable release, OnePlus will start OxygenOS 12 (Android 12) beta testing on its phones, where the OnePlus 9 series could be the first.
OnePlus was used to be one of the companies with a timely software update release for its phones. But in recent times, the company has seen struggling with software updates rollout. Still, the company has not been able to release stable Android 11 for all of its phones. While smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung has even rolled out the Android 11 update to its low-budget phones.
In a recent forum post, OnePlus made it clear the company is merging OxygenOS with Oppo’s ColorOS skin. The company is integrating the codebase of OxygenOS and ColorOS. According to OnePlus, it is a behind the scene change, that will not alter the visual interface of OxygenOS.
OnePlus has recently announced that the Flagship T and R models will receive three major Android OS updates and four years of security patch updates. The OnePlus Nord and Nord CE phones will receive two major Android OS updates along with three years of security updates. And, the Nord N series phones will get one major Android OS update and three years of security updates. Based on this, we have created a list of OnePlus devices that will receive Android-12 based OxygenOS 12 update.
[Note: We are timely updating this article with the latest information on OxygenOS 12. So, you can check this page later for more updates on OxygenOS 12.]
OnePlus OxygenOS 12 (Android 12) Eligible Devices List
- OnePlus 9
- OnePlus 9R
- OnePlus 9 Pro
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 7
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnPlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus Nord CE 5G
- OnePlus Nord
- OnePlus Nord N200 5G
OnePlus OxygenOS 12 (Android 12) Release Date
Like some other OEMs, OnePlus also offers Android 12 Developer Preview which was released for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro in May. Last year, OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro uses got the chance to test Android 11 Developer Preview build released in June 2021. As of now, OnePlus has not announced the release date of OxygenOS 12. But, we can expect the company to start beta rollout of OxygenOS 12 to eligible devices shortly after the stable Android 12 release. As per the schedule, stable Android 12 will be announced in late August or in September 2021.