OnePlus unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5T yesterday. During the launch event, OnePlus also announced software information related to Android 8.0 Oreo for both the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. Contrary to leaks and rumors, the OnePlus 5T launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based OxygenOS. However, OnePlus 5T users will get the beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo next month.
OnePlus will start testing open beta for OnePlus 5 later this month. OnePlus 5T users will get to beta test Android Oreo on their smartphones next month. Beta testers of both OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T will be able to download Android Oreo beta and flashing them manually on their smartphones. OnePlus has however not given a definite launch date for the stable rollout.
Instead, it says that the stable version of Android Oreo will be available in early 2018 for the OnePlus 5. Although, the timeframe doesn’t include OnePlus 5, but we can expect Android Oreo to rollout for both the smartphones around the same time. The older flagship smartphones, OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T have already received Android Oreo in open beta. Now only the stable versions are awaited. RELATED: OnePlus 3, 3T gets Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS Open Beta ROM
Speaking about the OnePlus 5T, the smartphone comes with notable upgrades over the OnePlus 5. The smartphone features a 6-inch full-HD+ Optic AMOLED screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC. It comes in two storage variants of 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage, and 8GB RAM plus 128GB storage. DON’T MISS: OnePlus 5T First Impressions: The little things make a difference
The smartphone is fueled by a 3,300mAh battery along with Dash Charging support. For photography, the OnePlus 5T sports a combination of 20-megapixel and 16-megapixel rear cameras. Up front, it houses a 16-megapixel selfie camera. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5T Vs OnePlus 5: What’s different?