OnePlus 8 series receiving new OxygenOS update, adds OnePlus Buds features, new clock styles and more

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 20 Jul 2020
  • OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro receiving new OxygenOS updates

  • OnePlus 8 and 8 pro gets new updates that adds OnePlus Buds features

  • OnePlus 8 OxygenOS update revealed OnePlus Buds design

OnePlus 8 series receiving new OxygenOS update, adds OnePlus Buds features, new clock styles and more
OnePlus 8 series receiving new OxygenOS update, adds OnePlus Buds features, new clock styles and more

OnePlus 8 series is slated to receive a new OxygenOS update that adds OnePlus Buds features, new clock styles, several optimizations and fixes that aim to improve the user experience. The OnePlus 8 is being seeded with incremental OxygenOS updates to version 10.5.10 and the OnePlus 8 Pro with OxygenOS 10.5.12 in India which brings a couple of new features to the phones.

In a post on its forum, OnePlus announced the new updates to the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The new update brings feature optimisations for the upcoming OnePlus Buds TWS earphones, adds new clock styles under the Customization options, optimizes touch experience when gaming mode activated, some fixes to ARCore and wireless charging optimisations. It also updates Android Security Patch to July 2020 and Google Mobile Services to May 2020. 

This is the same update that revealed the pictures of the upcoming OnePlus Buds that are set to launch alongside the OnePlus Nord on July 21. The OxygenOS 10.5.12 update revealed the design and colours of the company’s first truly-wireless earphones along with a close look at the carrying case of the OnePlus Buds.

OnePlus has started seeding the new updates to OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro and you will receive the new update soon as the company is rolling it out in batches over the next few days. To check if you have received the update on your OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro, open Settings menu and tap on System. Open System Updates to check for the latest OxygenOS 10.5.10 for the OnePlus 8 and OxygenOS 10.5.12 for the OnePlus 8 Pro.

OnePlus 8 series specifications

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are both powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC and are 5G-capable. OnePlus 8 rocks a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz AMOLED display while the same on the OnePlus 8 Pro is a 120Hz QHD+ AMOLED display measuring 6.7-inches. Both are HDR10+ certified and rock in-display fingerprint sensors and punch-hole selfie cameras.

There's a triple camera setup at the back of the OnePlus 8 including a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, a 16MP ultrawide lens and a 2MP macro. The OnePlus 8 Pro gets a quad-camera setup with a 48MP Sony IMX689 primary sensor, another 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with an ultrawide lens, an 8MP telephoto lens with 3x hybrid zoom and a colour filter lens.

The OnePlus 8 is powered by a 4,300mAh battery while the OnePlus 8 Pro is powered by a 4510mAh battery. Both smartphones get charged via a 30W Warp Charge 30T charger. Only the OnePlus 8 Pro goes a step further and boasts of 30W wireless charging support as well. The OnePlus 8 Pro is also IP68-rated water and dust resistant.


OnePlus 8 Pro Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 14 Apr 2020
Variant: 128 GB/8 GB RAM , 256 GB/12 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.78" (3168 x 1440)
  • Camera Camera
    48 + 8 + 48 + 5 | 16 MP
  • Memory Memory
    128 GB/8 GB
  • Battery Battery
    4510 mAh
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