The new and improved OxygenOS update is finally available to OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro users. Being one of the chosen companies to participate in the Android 11 Beta program, OnePlus pushed these two devices ahead to represent the company. Once the project was nearing its end, the brand began testing the OxygenOS 11 Open Beta builds with the same models. Finally, after months of testing, it has decided to release the stable version for all OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro users.
OxygenOS 11 – Announcement, Size, and Tips
Last month, Google had confirmed that the update would roll out sometime in the upcoming months. Keeping their word, the updates are finally here! OnePlus took to its forums to announce that they are ready to release the Android-11 based stable version for its 2020 models. If you are an OnePlus user, you can check for the update manually in Settings. However, you will receive a notification when the update is ready to be installed. Reportedly, the update size is 2.8GB. Before clicking on the update button, kindly ensure that your phone has more than 30% battery and at least 3GB of storage space.
OxygenOS 11 – New Features
Many new features have rolled out along with OnePlus’ Android skin. Some of the notable ones are:
- Revamped UI
- New weather app
- New game space features
- Always-on Display (AOD)
- Updated Dark Mode
- Zen Mode 2.0
- Revamped Gallery App
Further, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro will get a new quick reply feature for Instagram and Whatsapp in the gaming mode. Additionally, the update also comes with a mis-touch prevention feature inside the Game Space.
Which devices shall get the new update?
OnePlus confirmed that the new update is not available to everyone yet as it is being rolled out in batches. Thus, it may take some time to reach all other devices. They are still making some tweaks to the software to ensure efficient service. However, they mentioned the list of devices that are eligible for the Android 11 update.
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7
- OnePlus 6T
- OnePlus 6
- OnePlus Nord
The company has promised to roll out the OxygenOS 11 update on a broader scale once no critical bugs are found.