18 days! That’s all the time it took OnePlus to release the stable Android 10 update for its 2019 flagships given Google did that itself on Sep 3 only. Sure, Essential rolled it out on the same day, and Xiaomi too (albeit for one device only), but this is different, and this clearly shows OnePlus is light years ahead of Samsung, LG, Motorola, Huawei and other OEMs when it comes to software updates.
Coming in as OxygenOS 10 OS, the update is already rolling out right now for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro while the last year’s flagship in OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T wait for their turn. The OxygenOS 10-cum-Android 10 update should be available for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T too down the line.
With OxygenOS 10 update, you get all the goodness that Android 10 brings (features list here), plus some custom additions of its own too. OnePlus has added new features like Game Space, Smart display, block Spam messages by a keyword, etc. to OxygenOS 10, while you also get new features Bubbles, Live Captions, full-screen Gestures, Dark theme, Smart Reply, better Privacy, better Share menu, Adaptive notifications, etc. from stock Android 10 OS upgrade.
OxygenOS 10 update changelog
- Upgraded to Android 10
- Brand new UI design
- Enhanced location permissions for privacy
- New customization feature in Settings allowing you to choose icon shapes to be displayed in the Quick Settings
- Full Screen Gestures
- Added inward swipes from the left or right edge of the screen to go back
- Added a bottom navigation bar to allow switching left or right for recent apps
- Game Space
- New Game Space feature now joins all your favorite games in one place for easier access and better gaming experience
- Smart display
- Intelligent info based on specific times, locations and events for Ambient Display (Settings – Display – Ambient Display – Smart Display)
- Now possible to block spam by keywords for Message (Messages – Spam – Settings -Blocking settings)
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