The OnePlus 5T Android 8.1 Oreo update also adds more clock styles for ambient display and full-screen gesture support. The latest device by the company, OnePlus 5T beta users start getting Android 8.1 Oreo update along with February security patch.
According to the official OnePlus forums, the changelog of the latest Open Beta 5 for the OnePlus 5T upgrades the system to Android 8.1 Oreo.
Compared to its predecessor OnePlus 5, the secondary telephoto lens on the 5T has now been replaced by a 20-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture for better low-light photography and improved depth-of-field. As a part of the gaming mode, the smartphone gets new optimizations for immersive gaming experience and these optimizations include pausing adaptive brightness, power saving, and notifications blocking.
The OnePlus 5T update is beta software and the company warns these builds are not as stable as their official OTA, so users should keep that in mind before switching to this version of the OS. It also comes with OnePlus Switch feature to allow users to migrate application data, which will ensure customers can seamlessly switch between device.
You will receive the update over the air only if you have already flashed another OxygenOS beta build. OnePlus also actively maintains a forum, where key announcements are made and feedback is taken. Once the user has downloaded the file on their PC, they have to then plug their phone into your computer and copy the downloaded.zip file to the phone's storage. The downloads are available at http://downloads.oneplus.net/.
It also comes with a new call pick-up gesture, enabling users to answer the call by raising the phone.
In addition to this, the Open Beta 4 update rolls out the gaming mode to the OnePlus 5T. The company is known for taking user feedback strongly, and issues many of its updates and software-based features based on requests by users.