OnePlus 5T to receive Android Oreo Open beta soon

OnePlus' previous flagship models, OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T have already received the latest Android version

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Highlights

    • OnePlus hints at Android Oreo Open beta update for the OnePlus 5T
    • The company announced via German Twitter handle
    • OnePlus 5 recently received stable Android Oreo build

OnePlus’ latest flagship, the OnePlus 5T still runs on the year-old Android Nougat OS, although its predecessors OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3 & 3T have already started receiving Google’s new Android OS version, Android Oreo. But OnePlus 5T users may not have to wait that long for the software update as the Chinese handset maker has started teasing the Android Oreo Beta update for the OnePlus 5T.

The company took to the Deutschland (German) official Twitter handle to announce the Android Oreo Open Beta Program for the OnePlus 5T. The tweet after translation reads, “Christmas is over, but we still have a present for you! 😉 How about the Open Beta for Android Oreo on the #OnePlus5T?”

While OnePlus has indicated that the Android Oreo might arrive to its latest flagship soon, the company has not disclosed a specific date yet. But OnePlus 5T owners can now expect the latest Android version to arrive in the next few days.

Also Read: OnePlus 5T in-depth review

The new OnePlus flagship that was unveiled just five months after its predecessor, OnePlus 5’s launch carries a few cosmetic hardware upgrades compared to its previous iteration. The phone comes with a near bezel-less 6.01-inch Full HD+ Optic-AMOLED screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. In terms of photography, it comes with a 16MP+20MP primary dual camera with dual LED flash and f/1.7 aperture.

The camera supports portrait mode for bokeh effect. The primary camera can record up to 4K videos at 30 frames per second. Up front, there is a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calls.
It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. All of these is backed by a non-removable 3300mAh battery. You can read its in-depth review here.