Android Marshmallow update with Oxygen OS 3.0 for OnePlus 2 under testing

OnePlus 2 users could soon get the Android Marshmallow update on their smartphone, as the company is currently testing the latest OS for its OxygenOS 3.0 version.

By: Tech Desk | Updated: March 21, 2016 1:13 pm
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OnePlus 2 users could soon get the Android Marshmallow update on their smartphone, as the company is currently testing the latest OS for its OxygenOS 3.0 version.

AndroidPolice recently put out leaked screenshots showing the OnePlus 2 running the latest Android Marshmallow update with Oxygen OS 3.0 on top.

Based on the screenshots the update appears to bring some new wallpapers, customisations for homescren, slider for alerts. OnePlus recently rolled out the Oxygen 2.2.1 update this month, which some new features.

Watch our video review of the OnePlus 2

The Oxygen OS 2.2.1 update provided the following features: RAW support in OnePlus Camera, Bluetooth compatibility improvement, ultra SIM compatibility improvement, GMS 3.0 upgrade, improvement for roaming issues and fix for occasional image corruption issue in OnePlus Camera, along with a security patch update. OnePlus has not yet confirmed the testing for the Android M update.

OnePlus recently announced a price-cut for its flagship device, the OnePlus 2. The 16GB version of the phone will now cost Rs 20,999, while the 64GB version will be priced Rs 22,999.

The company justified the price drop saying: “Let’s just say that thanks to both timing and scale, our operations have sized up sufficiently propelling us to offer our flagship offering as an even better proposition for your connectivity needs.”

OnePlus 2 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera and five-megapixel front camera. This is a dual-SIM device with a USB Type-C connector. OnePlus 2 runs Oxygen OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and has a 3,000mAh battery.

OnePlus abandoned the invite-only system for its flagship device this year, saying that it had been crucial for the company in scaling their operations.

Read: OnePlus 2 one month review: Performance, battery issues appear

Also read OnePlus X video review: Most stylish smartphone in this price bracket

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First Published on: March 20, 2016 1:03 pm
  1. M
    Mar 27, 2016 at 6:32 pm
    One plus two is good to use. But use back casr/cover to secure basic case.
    1. M
      Mar 21, 2016 at 5:29 am
      I gave up on Oxygen OS after their last update. The phone used to crash and hand repeatedly. Installing Cyanogenmod on this phone was like a breath of fresh air for this device, though CM in itself is not yet official for this device. I've never modded a new device so quickly ever.. I'm very disappointed with Oneplus. Should have stuck with Nexus.
      1. S
        Sv Rao
        Mar 21, 2016 at 4:39 am
        useless phones never be purchased.