Latest OxygenOS Stable Update Brings May 2019 Security Patches to OnePlus 6, 6T

The OnePlus 6 is currently receiving OxygenOS 9.0.6 update while the OnePlus 6T gets the OxygenOS 9.0.14 version with same features

Highlights
  • OnePlus adds May 2019 security patches to OnePlus 6, 6T smartphones
  • The new OxygenOS update is rolling out in a phased manner

OnePlus is now rolling out a stable OxygenOS update to its 2018 smartphones- the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T. The OxygenOS 9.0.6 update is rolling out to the OnePlus 6, while the OnePlus 6T is getting OxygenOS 9.0.14 version. While the version number of both smartphones differ, it brings the same features to the table. The update adds May 2019 security patches to both the smartphones alongside fixing general bugs. However, the latest features of OxygenOS like Zen Mode, Screen Recorder, Fnatic mode are not included with this update. To recall, OnePlus rolled out Zen Mode and Screen Recorder features to OnePlus 6, 6T smartphones with latest OxygenOS Beta build. The new OxygenOS stable update is currently rolling out to users in a phased manner, so it will reach your smartphone over the next couple of weeks.

OnePlus Improves Front-Facing Camera Performance of OnePlus 6T

The update which is also rolling out to the OnePlus 6T will improve photo quality from the front-facing camera, as noted by OnePlus in the official update changelog. OnePlus also added support for the quick pairing of OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 headphones and improved stability, compatibility of Bluetooth.

As noted, OnePlus has fixed general bug fixes and improvements to the overall smartphone. Lastly, OnePlus fixed three bugs which users of OnePlus 6, 6T reported in the past; Firstly, the company fixed issue related to ringtone for SMS, second, the speed dial getting cleared issue has been fixed, and lastly, the Chinese company has fixed issue loading credentials required Wi-Fi requiring login.

OnePlus 7 Gets Fnatic Mode With its First Update

In other news, OnePlus is rolling out a new update to the OnePlus 7 which just went on for sale in India. The OxygenOS 9.5.4.GM57AA update adds several new features to the newly released smartphone. The update which is currently rolling out all the OnePlus 7 users across the world adds April 2019 security patches, Fnatic gaming mode and DC Dimming functionalities.

Alongside these, OnePlus says the new update will improve camera performance on the OnePlus 7. Both the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro released with a 48MP Sony sensor on the rear side, but in real life, the performance was not up to the mark which irked a lot of OnePlus fans out there. But as expected with OnePlus, the company will roll out regular software updates improving the camera performance on both the phones.

The OnePlus 7 can now be purchased in India for Rs 32,999 and Rs 37,999. For the first time, OnePlus is selling an older smartphone even after launching its newer models. The OnePlus 6T is now available at a starting price of Rs 29,999 and it might even go down to Rs 27,999 in the coming days. The OnePlus 7 Pro is already available in the country for a starting price of Rs 48,999.

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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