OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T Receive Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Brings April’s Security Patch Too

by Habeeb Onawole 0

OnePlus has begun rolling out an update to the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. The update which comes as OxygenOS 5.1 brings both devices to Android 8.1 Oreo.

OnePlus has also included April’s security patch in the update and full-screen gesture support for the OnePlus 5T. There are also a few new additions to the gaming mode and OnePlus launcher.

OxygenOS 5.1 Android 8.1 Oreo

Android 8.1 brings new features like neural network API which provides apps with hardware acceleration for on-device machine learning. There is also support for Netflix’ picture-in-picture mode.

For OxygenOS features, the launcher can now auto-name folders based on categories. There are also category tags when using the app drawer search function. The latter feature is also available on the OnePlus 3T. OnePlus has also optimized the gaming mode. There is a new power saving mode and network boost for gaming apps.

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The update is about 766MB in size and is rolling out incrementally. So if you have not received it yet, you can keep checking over the next few days.

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