New OxygenOS update for OnePlus 8 series brings OnePlus Buds integration and more

OnePlus Buds will launch in India today alongside the OnePlus Nord

Highlights
  • OnePlus is rolling out OxygenOS 10.5.10 for OnePlus 8 and OxygenOS 10.5.12 for the 8 Pro
  • The changelog includes support for the upcoming OnePlus Buds, July’s security patch, and customised lockscreen clock style

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro (review) have started receiving new OxygenOS firmware in India. The vanilla OnePlus 8 is getting the OxygenOS 10.5.10 update, while the 8 Pro is receiving OxygenOS 10.5.12. The update brings several features to the latest flagship phones such as new lockscreen clock styles, optimised touch experience while gaming, and support for OnePlus Buds truly wireless earphone, which are set to launch in India later today. The update also brings bug fixes and the latest July 2020 Android security patch.

OnePlus will roll out the update in a phased manner. “It’ll reach a small percentage of OnePlus 8 series users today, while broader rollout will begin in a few days,” the company said in its forum. You’ll be notified about the update – in case not, you can head to phone’s Settings > System > System updates.

Talking about the changelog, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will make it “easier to take advantage of wireless connection” of the OnePlus Buds with the newly released firmware. Additionally, users will get a variety of clock styles (customisable) for the lockscreen and optimised touch experience in game mode. The update also improves system and network stability and fixes issue with wireless charger and AR code failure. As stated above, there is July security patch for both phones along with updated GSM package. Indian users can now also get the Red Cable Club membership card as well.

In Europe and North America, the OnePlus 8 is receiving OxygenOS 10.5.9 and 10.5.11 respectively with the same changelog, while OnePlus 8 Pro is getting OxygenOS 10.5.11 in Europe.

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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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