OnePlus has rolled out the first OxygenOS 12-based open beta for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. The new update is based on the latest Android 12 operating system. The new OxygenOS 12 update brings a new user interface with simplified visuals, and we can also discover the recent integration of the code base with ColorOS.
OnePlus 9 or OnePlus 9 Pro users can head to this forum post for download links. Note that the update is around 3GB in size and your phone should have at least 30% battery life.
List of phones that will receive the OxygenOS 12 beta update
The company announced in a blog post that the same update will be coming to other models soon. These include OnePlus 8, OnePlus 9R 5G, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro, Nord 2 5G, Nord 1 and Nord CE 5G.
OxygenOS 12 features
The latest OxygenOS 12 update brings the Canvas AOD 2.0 feature, which basically creates a wireframe image from a photo on your phone. With this update, users will see a variety of new brushed colors and lines for better customization. The selection of photos and adjustments on the final effect have become more flexible, as OnePlus says it now scales to different sizes of images and supports image scaling.
With the updated Toolbox 2.0, OnePlus has added support for voice modulation in five popular games, which will allow you to switch voices during in-game chats. This is a good feature as it will help protect your voice. private life. The company also added support for FPS floating windows, game filters, frame rate settings, and more.
OnePlus now also offers three dark mode levels to give users more options to adjust their phone to the mode that best matches their reading preferences. The company also improved the work-life balance function and the new version. In case you didn’t know, OnePlus has a work-life balance feature, with the help of which you can set up work and life modes and categorize notifications for uninterrupted work moments.
With version 2.0 of the feature, users can now categorize notifications and messages from different apps into two modes and sort them by priority. In addition, OnePlus states that “the ways of working and living change intelligently depending on the location of offices, Wi-Fi networks or a specific schedule you set, separating your life and work easily and clearly” .
The Note app has also received several new editing features, new formatting tools, and a doodle feature. The OxygenOS 12 also brings a wider range of customizations for Shelf. It can now be customized with feature cards of different sizes and background images, allowing you to group features and customize the shelf layout.
Inside the shelf, the company has also upgraded the step counter card to a health card, which one can connect to their OnePlus watch to access health information like calories or heart rate. We will also notice a new headphone control card. The Gallery app now also lets you switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture.