OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T receive new OxygenOS update with October security patch

OnePlus has rolled out a new stable OxygenOS update to its Oneplus 8 and OnePlus 8T devices, with the October 2021 security patch. Read on to know more.

Highlights
  • OnePlus pushes new OxygenOS update to OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T devices.
  • The new OxygenOS update brings along the October 2021 security patch.
  • OxygenOS 11.0.9.9 update will as usual be rolled out in a phase-wise manner

OnePlus has pushed a new stable channel OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T phones. The update brings the October 2021 security patch, bug fixes, and a couple of minor improvements. This comes in after OnePlus had pushed out the OxygenOS 11.0.8.8/11.0.9.9/11.0.10.10 to their OnePlus 8 series back in August. The August update added features like new Bitmoji AOD, optimisations for portrait mode on the selfie camera, and a new Android security patch. The new OxygenOS update from OnePlus comes in via posts on OnePlus Community forums. The update is minor and will be rolled out in a phase-wise manner. The initial reach will be small and after the company confirms the stability of the software devoid of any major issues, the update will reach the larger user base. 

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OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T receive new OxygenOS update 

The OnePlus Community forum post shows that the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro has received OxygenOS 11.0.9.9. The OnePlus 8T has received OxygenOS 11.0.10.10/11.0.11.11. The update comes with little changes and improvements. The changelog includes the addition of Files by Google, an update to the October security patch, improvement in stability, and fixing of known issues. 

OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T specifications

The OnePlus 8 was launched back in April 2020 and comes with a 6.55 inch 90Hz FHD+ AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The OnePlus 8 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset, up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It gets a triple camera set up with a 48MP main camera and a 16MP front camera. It gets a 4,300mAh battery with 30W fast charging. 

The OnePlus 8T was launched soon after in October 2020 and comes with a 6.55 inch 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by the same Snapdragon 865 chipset from Qualcomm and comes with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Camera hardware, too, remains the same, with a triple camera set up with a 48MP main camera and a 16MP front camera. The OnePlus 8T gets a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging. 

Key Specs

OnePlus 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | 6 GBProcessor
6.55 inches Display
48 MP + 16 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4300 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Vibrant and punchy 90Hz display
  • Excellent performance and thermal management
  • Great battery life
  • Best-in-class Android experience

Cons

  • Night photography is iffy
  • Macro camera is unnecessary and bad
  • Pricing could have been better
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