OnePlus does a remarkable job with its old smartphones. In counterpart to some companies that quickly change focus to newer handsets, the Chinese firm is always providing solid software support even for its old smartphones. Every OnePlus released after the OnePlus 5 is now running Android 10. However, this doesn’t mean that the OxygenOS will rest. There are several new features coming via the latest OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T, 7, and 7T. Among the new add-ons, we have May 2020 security patch and a newly added section for Epic Games in Game Space for Indian variants. If you’re unaware, Epic Games is behind Fortnite, one of the most successful, if not the most successful battle royale game available. However, the battle-royale isn’t the only offering from Epic, the company has its own store to compete with the likes of Steam.
While the above features are common between the four handsets, the OnePlus 7 and 7T are getting Dolby Atmos support for Wireless Z earphones and 960fps slow-motion video recording support. The company did quite some engineering to bring the 960fps feature for the OnePlus 7T and it’s using a kind of interpolation to generate the 960 frames. However, it’s amazing to see such effort in a device that isn’t a priority like the recently released OnePlus 8.
Below you can see the entire changelog for OnePlus 6 series and OnePlus 7 series.
OnePlus 6 and 6T: Features and changelog
- Updated launcher version to 4.1.6
- Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.05
- Improved system stability and fixed general bugs
- Fixed the issue with default country in assisted dialing when SIM2 is in roaming state
- Newly added Work-Life Balance to help prioritize notifications and allocate time wisely (India only)
- Epic Games in Game Space (India only)
OnePlus 7 and 7T: Features and changelog
- OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z can now be integrated with Dolby Atmos for better sound quality
- Optimized the volume adjustment to improve user experience
- Improved the battery life user experience
- Improved system stability and fixed general issues
- Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.04
- Supported the slow-motion recording at 720p at 960fps (7T series only)
- Adding lens stain detection
- Newly added Epic Games in Game Space (India only)
The update is rolling out via OTA so it may take several days to reach all eligible units. However, you can try to force check the update via Settings Menu >> Check for Updates option. Of course, it’s recommended to take a backup of your data before proceeding with the update.