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OnePlus 5 and 5T start receiving stable Android 10 update

On: May 27, 2020

Back in 2017, OnePlus had launched the OnePlus 5 and 5T in June and November respectively. The smartphones shipped with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and are currently running Android 9 Pie. Now, both the OnePlus 5 and 5T are receiving stable version of Android 10 with OxygenOS 10.

OnePlus has officially announced the update, and confirmed that it will be available to a limited number of users today, with a broader rollout after a few days. This is to ensure there are no critical bugs in the update. The company also confirmed that the rollout isn’t region based. The OnePlus 5 and 5T are nearly three year old smartphones, and Android 10 is expected to be the last major update for these devices.

OnePlus 5 and 5T get Android 10 update

Android 10 is expected to be the last major update for the OnePlus 5 and 5T

The Android 10 update weighs 1.9GB in size. It is being rolled out in a phased manner and may take time to reach your device. The latest version of Android brings several improvements and new features. These include a new UI design, enhanced location controls for better privacy and full-screen gestures.

There is also a new customization feature that lets users choose the icon shapes. OnePlus has also introduced Game Space for accessing all games in one place and better gaming performance. Users can now block spam messages using a keyword filter. OnePlus has also tweaked the camera EIS as a part of the latest update. 

OnePlus 5 and 5T specifications and features

The OnePlus 5 and 5T feature FHD+ AMOLED displays, with the former measuring 5.5-inches and the latter having a 6-inch screen. The smartphones sport 20MP + 16MP dual rear cameras and a 16MP front snapper. Both the phones are powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor, coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The OnePlus 5 is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, while the 5T is fuelled by a 3,300mAh cell. 

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