OnePlus 8, 8 Pro receive OxygenOS updates with important fixes
OnePlus has started rolling out new OxygenOS updates for its latest flagship smartphones in India and some other countries. The OnePlus 8 is getting OxygenOS 10.5.7 while the 8 Pro is receiving version 10.5.8. The new updates come with optimized touch and interaction experience, camera upgrades, system stability improvements, network connectivity optimizations, improved power consumption, and the April security patch.
How to download the update?
The updates are being pushed in a phased manner and therefore, everyone will not receive it at the same time. To manually check for the new OS, go to Settings >System Updates >Download and Install, if the firmware has arrived for your device.
OnePlus 8 series: At a glance
The OnePlus 8 series has a punch-hole design with a premium glass-metal body and curved edges. However, only the Pro model comes with IP68 rating. The OnePlus 8 Pro sports a 6.78-inch QHD+ (1440x3120 pixels) AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, while the OnePlus 8 houses a 90Hz 6.55-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400) AMOLED screen. Notably, both the devices come with an under-display fingerprint scanner.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The OnePlus 8 Pro has a quad rear camera setup comprising a 48MP primary sensor, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens, an 8MP telephoto camera, and another 5MP color filter sensor. Meanwhile, the standard OnePlus 8 offers a triple-lens setup including a 48MP primary sensor, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and another 2MP macro sensor. On the front, both devices sport a 16MP snapper for clicking selfies.
Under the hood
The OnePlus 8 series runs on Android 10-based OxygenOS and is powered by a Snapdragon 865 5G processor. For memory and storage, the devices offer up to 12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB of storage. The OnePlus 8 Pro has a 4,510mAh battery with 30W wired, wireless charging, and 3W reverse wireless charging support, while the OnePlus 8 gets a 4,300mAh battery with 30W wired fast-charging.