OnePlus 5 finally gets Android Oreo through OxygenOS beta

To cash in on the popularity of the One Plus 5 the company decided to launch a sequel — the One Plus 5T — with a few interesting enhancements

It also needs to be said that Face Unlock has worked much faster than numerous other devices we've tested, and at least it isn't the only security option available. What about you? Do you think Project Treble is worth letting go of the OnePlus 5T?

OnePlus 5 gets the first Open Beta build based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The process is fairly easy. Thankfully for OnePlus 5 owners, the latest Android 8.0 Oreo beta looks to include the feature for their devices as well. Once you are enrolled in the beta program, you will receive future updates over-the-air. You'll also find your standard Android Oreo features present and accounted for, such as picture-in-picture, autofill, and pop-up menus when you press and hold an app icon.

OnePlus 5 users, would you like to see the Face Unlock feature on your smartphone?

Along with the update, OnePlus has also opened a form for feedback on the update to Oreo.

The user can choose whether he wants to unlock the smartphone directly when he looks at the camera, or, can also choose whether to unlock it using face unlock by swiping on the screen first.

OnePlus has surely impressed us well by already releasing the Oreo update for its OnePlus 3 and 3T, and while it was not upsetting at all, it was still surprising to learn that they haven't come up with an Oreo update for their 2017 flagship, OnePlus 5, (and didn't release the OnePlus 5T with 8.0).

If you have already installed the Oreo beta, do let us know about the experience in the comments section.

Starting today, the Oreo update for OnePlus 5 is now available as Open Beta 1 firmware.



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