OnePlus, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has released the OxygenOS 13 update for a range of its devices, bringing a host of new features and improvements to its users. However, while many OnePlus users are enjoying the benefits of the update, there are a few devices that will not receive the latest version of OxygenOS. In this article, we will explore which devices are left out from the update and the reasons behind it.
For information, In the year 2013, Pete Lau and Carl Pei founded OnePlus and ever since then, OnePlus has been drastically growing day by day and has become a leading brand, known for its attractive designs and high-end configurations for its flagship phones.
Over the last few months, Android 13 has created so much buzz around the global market, although it is in the beta program, and the stable version is yet to come. The official version of OxygenOS 13 is already rolled out for many devices.
Why is OxygenOS 13 so special and so much talk?
OxygenOS 13 is a successor of OxygenOS 12, released in 2021. It comes with many new features like notification permission, themed app icons, per-app language support, Redefined colour with HDR video, Revamped clipboard presentation support and many more in the line. This makes OxygenOS 13 more exciting.
Since then, OnePlus also started improving and implementing things according to Android 13 for its OxygenOS. Currently, many devices are running on OxygenOS 13 based on Android 13. Like 10 series, 9 series, 8 series etc.
After the much-hyped, many OnePlus users are also waiting for the update and want to know when they will receive an update.
But we can surely tell you which series of smartphones will not get updated as per the policy of OnePlus.
- It offers 3 years of Major Android update and 4 years of security patch update to the OnePlus 10 series, 9 series and 8 series, 7 series.
- It offers 2 years of Major Android update and 3 years of security patch update to the OnePlus Nord and Nord CE series.
- It offers 1 years of Major Android update and 3 years of security patch update to the OnePlus Nord N series.
According to the policy, if the devices which have received all the three major updates and activated on the Android 9 version are supposed to get updates till Android 10, 11 & 12, respectively, are not eligible for receiving updates further.
Here is the list of OnePlus device which are not eligible for OxygenOS 13:
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7
- Oneplus 7 Pro
- Oneplus NORD CE
- Oneplus NORD
- Oneplus N200 5G
- Oneplus N100
- Oneplus N10 5G
- Oneplus N20
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