OnePlus 7 OxygenOS 9.5.5 update brings camera improvements and May security patch

“OnePlus 7 Oxygen OS 9.5.5 update improves the clarity and colour of Nightscape images and brightness in extreme low-light pictures

OnePlus 7 is receiving a new Oxygen OS 9.5.5 update that brings May security patch and general bug fixes and improvements. OnePlus is keeping its promise by continually improving the camera performance as the latest 125MB update with build number GM57AA also includes camera enhancements such as increased colour contrast, improved accuracy and stability of autofocus, and more. Notably, the May security patch is claimed to fix a critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain control of the device remotely as well.

Pic credits: OnePlus Forum
Pic credits: OnePlus Forum

Furthermore, the latest OnePlus 7 update changelog suggests that it also improves the clarity and colour of Nightscape images and brightness in extreme low-light pictures. The update is already rolling out and should reach everyone in the next seven to ten days. OnePlus recently rolled out the OxygenOS 9.5.4.GM57AA to OnePlus 7 that finally added DC Dimming, Fnatic gaming mode that restricts notifications and allocates system resources for the smooth and uninterrupted gaming experience. It includes the fingerprint sensor and screen scrolling improvements, optimised photo quality, and Google April security patch.

OnePlus 7 specifications

To recall, the OnePlus 7 packs a 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED display with 1,080 x 2,340 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, waterdrop notch and Gorilla Glass 5 layer on top. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC with Adreno 640 GPU and boots Android 9.0 Pie-based OxygenOS out of the box. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric security. A 3,700mAh battery with 20W fast-charging fuels the phone. The OnePlus 7 ships in two RAM and storage variants – 6GB RAM + 128GB and 8GB RAM + 256GB. In terms of optics, the handset features dual rear cameras consisting of a 48MP primary shooter with f/1.7 aperture and 0.8-micron pixel size and a 5MP f/2.4 secondary depth sensor. For selfies, the phone features a 16MP f/2.0 selfie camera.

Key Specs

OnePlus 7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | 6 GBProcessor
6.41 inches Display
48 MP + 5 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
3700 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating4/5



  • VFM flagship
  • Clean software
  • Excellent performance
  • Borrows most high-end features from the Pro model


  • Cameras could’ve been better
  • No 3.5mm dongle in the box
  • Not the best OnePlus phone money can buy
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