OnePlus was at the forefront of those who first rolled out the beta version of its own firmware based on Android 12. It is logical that the right to be the first to try out OxygenOS 12 were the flagships OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. In addition to announcing that the company is already actively testing the shell with Android 12, it has posted screenshots demonstrating the changes that have occurred in it.
They made it clear that the developers had simplified the visuals, redesigned the Zen Mode, offered a custom dark theme, and also improved the Canvas AOD. We paid attention to better pairing with OnePlus Watch smartwatches, Shelves and Notes received a new design, and also the icons were redesigned.
The company declares increased safety and reliability, as well as improved protection. In particular, we improved the protection mechanism and simplified access to the data storage; as well as made information sorting comfortable. The data in the “Personal Safe” is isolated from other applications, but available for personal use.
The flagships OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are expected to receive a stable version of OxygenOS 12; before the end of this year. As for the other devices of the company, they will most likely have to wait until next year. Android 12 based OxygenOS 12 will be available to OnePlus 9R T, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 8/8 Pro, OnePlus 7/7 Pro, OnePlus 7T / 7T Pro, OnePlus Nord 2 and OnePlus Nord CE.
With the release of the first OxygenOS 12-based Open Beta build for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro; you get to see firsthand how the overall software experience has reached another level. With the recent codebase integration with ColorOS, OxygenOS 12 keeps our fast and smooth DNA; while delivering a fully upgraded experience on a more stable and power-saving system with solid backend support. Together with a refreshing UI and a great set of new features; OxygenOS 12 brings a more well-rounded experience that streamlines users’ day-to-day work and enhances digital wellbeing. Get to meet them below.
2020 was a year full of challenges. The impact of the global pandemic has substantially changed our way of living; and made us re-think the meaning of being connected. While our smartphones helped us feel closer to the world and our loved ones; there is always more to do to empower and inspire our users. Following our Burdenless philosophy, we optimized OxygenOS 12 in three aspects. Work, rest, and play, building a pressure-free space for you to chill out.