OnePlus Nord starts getting Android 11-based OxygenOS update: Here are all the new features

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 01 Mar 2021
  • OnePlus Nord is getting a new OxygenOS update.

  • The new OxygenOS update is based on Android 11.

  • The Android 11 update brings features such as Always On Display to the phone.

OnePlus Nord starts getting Android 11-based OxygenOS update: Here are all the new features
OnePlus Nord is getting a new OxygenOS update.

After months of wait, OnePlus Nord(₹ 27978 at Tatacliq) is finally getting the Android 11-based OxygenOS update. The company had earlier rolled out the OxygenOS Open Beta update which brought Android 11 to a select group of users. However, two months from the release of the test software OnePlus is now extending the stable build of the operating system to a wider group of users.

The update not only brings up the phone to the latest security patch but also adds a number of new features to the phone. Apart from these, the update also brings with itself new visual elements like the UI and new features like the music player notification -- something that's been made part of the quick toggles. Additionally, OnePlus has also added the Always On Display (AOD) feature to make use of the AMOLED display panel on the OnePlus Nord. The Canvas AOD feature which lets users set a black-and-white version of a picture as their AOD background has also been included. 

Here's the complete changelog of all the new features coming to the OnePlus Nord.


  • Update to Android 11 version
  • The brand new UI design brings you a more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details
  • Optimized the stability of some third-party apps and improved experience

Ambient Display

  • Newly added Insight clock style, a joint creation with Parsons School of Design. It will change according to the phone usage data (Go to: Settings – Customization – Clock on ambient display)
  • Newly added the Canvas always-on display, which can extract the subject's outline from any photo and display it on your lock screen (Go to: Settings – Customization – Wallpaper – Canvas – Choose photo preview and it can be generated automatically)

Dark Mode

  • Added the shortcut key for Dark Mode, pull down the quick setting to enable.
  • Now supporting automatically turn on feature & customize time range. (Go to: Settings – Display – Dark Mode – Turn on automatically – Automatically enable from sunset to sunrise / Custom time range)


  • Brand new shelf UI
  • Newly added a weather widget with smarter animation effect


  • Newly added the Story feature, which can automatically create the weekly stories by using your local photos and videos
  • Optimized the loading speed to improve the image preview experience

OnePlus Nord Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 21 Jul 2020
Variant: 64 GB/6 GB RAM , 128 GB/8 GB RAM , 256 GB/12 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.44" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera Camera
    48 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 32 MP
  • Memory Memory
    128 GB/8 GB
  • Battery Battery
    4115 mAh
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