OnePlus has already announced the release of the OxygenOS 12, based on Android 12, for its flagship smartphones of 2020, OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8, as well as for OnePlus 9R.
Updated – C.16
OnePlus is rolling out new OxygenOS 12 build for OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T smartphones, the update comes with build C.16 stable and optimizes the power consumption in some scenarios, improved battery life performance.
- [Optimized] the power consumption in some scenarios, improved battery life performance
Original Story – April 19th
OnePlus has just released a OxygenOS 12.1 C.15 for OnePlus 8/8 Pro and OnePlus 8T. This is the major OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 8 Series. The update is currently being released for those who had already installed the Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 stable of the latest OTA in Europe and will soon be extended in more markets.
OnePlus 8T/8/8Pro OxygenOS 12.1 C.15 EEA
For the OnePlus 8 series there are several new features with the OxygenOS 12.1 and Android 12: in addition to the optimizations for the user interface and graphics, we find new customization options for the Dark Mode, new information provided by Shelf, a new gesture for managing the images with the Gallery app and other minor news. Find the complete changelog at the end of this article.
- Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
- Fixed the issue that background applications are abnormally closed in specific scenarios
- Fixed the issue with lens permissions when using third party camera applications
- Fixed the issue of screen cannot respond when receiving notifications
- Dark mode
- Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
- New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
- Newly added Earphone Control Card with Bluetooth earphone one-click adjustment
- Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
- Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health stats
- Work Life Balance
- Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
- WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
- Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
- Canvas AOD
- Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
- Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
- Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures