OnePlus is now rolling out the OxygenOS 5.0.2 update for the OnePlus 5T. This update is the first one to bring Android 8.0 Oreo to the company's flagship smartphone. The software update will be available through an OTA download. Several core applications on the phone have also been upgraded to the latest version. The OnePlus 5, which already has Android 8.0 Oreo, has also received the update - bringing similar new features.
As we mentioned, Android 8.0 Oreo stable build is finally available on the OnePlus 5T via the OxygenOS 5.0.2 stable OTA update. According to the changelog, the phone will also receive a new design for Quick Settings, general bug fixes and improvements, and a new CPU security patch (CVE-2017-13218) - specifically, a patch related to the Meltdown and Spectre side channel attack flaws CPUs globally. Apart from that, Launcher app has been updated to version 2.2, Gallery app has been updated to version 2.0, Weather app has been updated to version 1.9, and File Manager app has been updated to version 1.7.6. The update is also expected to bring core Oreo features including Picture-in-picture, Autofill, Notification dots among others to the OnePlus 5T.
As we mentioned, the OnePlus 5 has also received the OxygenOS 5.0.2 software update. It gets new features including the highly anticipated Face Unlock (rolled out in a beta update earlier), CPU security patch (CVE-2017-13218), general bug fixes and improvements. Apart from that, applications like Launcher, Gallery, Weather, and File Manager have been updated to their latest versions. The Camera app also gets enhanced EIS for video recording.
"The OTA will reach a small percentage of users today, and we'll begin a broader rollout in a few days." said Adam Krisko, Software PM and Developer Relations at OnePlus clarifying that the update will be incremental in nature. According to a Twitter user in India, the OxygenOS 5.0.2 update is rolling out to Indian units with a file size of about 1.7GB.
Interestingly, the OnePlus 5T received OxygenOS Open Beta 3 earlier this week. The beta update brought new navigation features similar to the iPhone X. Additionally, it includes a pick-up gesture switcher for answering calls. It also removed the Clipboard function that caused some controversy earlier this month. Open Beta 1 and Open Beta 2 for the OnePlus 5T were released earlier this month.
Separately, OnePlus released its 2017 annual report detailing landmarks in the domains of product, social media, software among others.