OnePlus 5 and 5T get Project Treble Support along with Oxygen OS Update

Not long ago, OnePlus promised to bring Project Treble support for its OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones and fulfilling the promise, the company has rolled out an OygenOS beta update with Project Treble added to it in the month of June. Now this update is being made available to everyone as OnePlus has decided to release the OxygenOS update to its OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones along with few new features and also improvements for the Indian market which are mentioned in the change-log given below.

Firstly, those who haven’t heard about Project Treble, it is a part of Android 8.0 Oreo and separates the platform’s framework from the hardware code implementation of vendor and give accesses to the smartphone to limit the number of changes that are needed to issue a major Android OS update to their software and Google and companies providing the system-on-chip will be taking care of themselves.

The official changelog that came along with update is listed below.

  • Supported IDEA India VoLTE (Default On)
  • Improved Bluetooth stability for phone calls
  • Supported Project Treble
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018.10.

It is also mentioned in the official OnePlus forum that the OTA will have a staged rollout and the OTA will be limited to few users today and will be extended the rollout in the coming few days after making sure there are no bugs along with the OTA update. OnePlus also mentioned that using VPN to download this build might not work as the rollout is based on regions which are randomly pushed to few devices.

Do you own OnePlus 5 or 5T smartphones? Are you waiting for the update or have you received it already? Comment in the section below and share your views on the same. OnePlus 6T is also going to be unveiled in the coming few hours so stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.

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