OnePlus’ latest flagship smartphone, OnePlus 3T, is getting an OTA update to OxygenOS 3.5.4 which is still based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. OnePlus in its forum explains that the OxygenOS 3.5.4 is an incremental update.
The OxygenOS 3.5.4 brings optimised battery saving mode. OnePlus says that GPS and Orientation Preferences will be restored when battery saving mode is closed. The update also includes: system stability enhancements, optimised bluetooth connectivity for Mazda cars, optimisation to reduce lag when battery is below 5 per cent, fixed flashlight usability issue in WhatsApp, and various other bug fixes.
In other news, OnePlus has also started to roll out the latest community build based on Android 7.0 for OnePlus 3. This is the second open beta build for OnePlus 3. The first Nougat beta build for OnePlus 3 was made available last month. To be called OxygenOS Open Beta 9 for OnePlus 3, the Nougat-based firmware brings with it support for expanded screenshots and a number of optimisations.
OnePlus 3T recently went on sale in India and has been priced at Rs 29,999 for the 64GB variant, and Rs 34,999 for the 128GB model. The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080) OLED display. It is powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor coupled with 6GB RAM. Also, add a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with the Sony IMX 298 Sensor. The front-facing camera has been upgraded to 16-megapixel, up from 8-megapixel on the original version.
The upgraded version also gets a 3400mAh battery. The phone comes with OnePlus’ proprietary Dash Charge support. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but the company promises to update the premium smartphone to Android 7.0 Nougat soon.