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OnePlus 7 Series’ features coming to older OnePlus devices along with Android Q



After the successful launch of OnePlus 7 Series couple of weeks ago, OnePlus has now confirmed the flagships’ OxygenOS features are coming to its older OnePlus devices that include – the OnePlus 5/5T and 6/6T. The company has a good track of not ditching their older devices when it comes to software updates. OnePlus has recently updated its OnePlus 3 and 3T devices to Android Pie based OxygenOS 9.0.2, sure this is commendable since these devices were launched more than two years ago.

That said, OnePlus has now announced that its OnePlus 7 Pro’s flagship features are said to be venturing into older OnePlus devices. The company had brought several significant new features to its OxygenOS on the OnePlus 7 Pro. These new features introduced with the latest flagship include ––

Zen Mode

Zen Mode is supposedly the first feature of any smartphone out there, which doesn’t allow the user to use his phone for at least 20 minutes. This is to cut off the user from his non-stop notifications and to control the smartphone usage and those colorful, addictive apps and also to enjoy the simple surroundings out there without the phone’s distractions. Users have to bear in mind, enabling this feature will still give access to the camera and can make emergency calls too.

Fnatic mode

Fnatic mode is the new gaming mode for game fanatics introduced with OnePlus 7 series. The mode can be enabled while playing multiplayer games online when enabled OnePlus will boost up the CPU performance and the respective network speeds — henceforth, allowing users to have more enhanced gaming sessions.

Screen Recorder

The much anticipated native Screen Recorder app has finally forayed to the OnePlus 7 Series. As the name suggests, it will allow users to screen their record and save the recorded video to the Gallery. It can be utilized to record gaming sessions or to create a video tutorial, which further can be shared with others. The screen recording includes high quality along with internal sound included and synchronized as well.

Quick Reply Landscape

OnePlus has introduced the Quick Reply feature wherein a user can quickly interact with a text or an email, which is undoubtedly convenient. This handy feature is now extended to landscape mode as too. The user thereby can Quick reply to messages while watching a video or amid a heavy gaming session more swiftly without distracting.

RAM Boost

With behemoths of RAMs being increased regularly by OnePlus with its flagships, it is necessary to utilize the extra RAM wisely. This is where the RAM Boost mode comes in; it adjusts the RAM utilization according to the device owners’ usage. This mode learns how a consumer is using his phone, and the respective RAM Boost further predicts apps that are often used and quickly loads up the respective app accordingly.

DC Dimming

This new feature introduced with the OnePlus 7 series is an alternative method to adjust the brightness of the screen by altering the circuit power of the screen. Enabling this feature reduces screen flickers when the device brightness is set to low. OnePlus has confirmed this feature will first be introduced in the Open Beta builds for OnePlus 6 and 6T and later to the OnePlus 5 and 5T.

These are quite some significant new features newly introduced on OnePlus 7 Series features in the OxygenOS, which are said to be coming to the older OnePlus devices, as stated earlier. Lastly, the most significant update of Google’s latest Android Q is promised for OnePlus 6 and 6T and the OnePlus 5 and 5T (released in 2017) devices alongside the newest OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro (for which the Android Q developer preview is already available).

However, OnePlus hasn’t confirmed the exact ETA for the older OnePlus devices; regardless we can expect the rollout to these devices by the end of this year. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more such interesting updates.


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