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OnePlus 5 Getting Android 8.0 Oreo, Will Get Face Unlock Feature

Update : OxygenOS 4.5.15 OTA for the OnePlus 5

The OnePlus 5 getting first stable Android 8.0 Oreo based OyegenOS 5.0 update along with December security patch. OnePlus 5 will get facial unlock system introduced with the launch of OnePlus 5T in November.

Today, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei tweeted that the company if bringing Face Unlock to OnePlus 5 due to popular demand. The announcement comes amidst reports that the company might get sued over patent infringement over ‘Face Unlock’ feature.

OnePlus’ Face Unlock feature on OnePlus 5T, does not use any of the sensors, but relies entirely on the front-facing camera and software algorithms.





Here’s the changelog of this build.

  • Updated to Android O (8.0)
  • Launcher
    • Optimizations for Shelf
    • Now you can upload your photo through Shot on OnePlus
  • Camera
    • New Camera UI design
    • Optimizations for photo quality
    • Added beauty effect for Portrait Mode
  • Gallery
    • Added “Places” tab for viewing photos on a map
  • Calculator
    • Added history feature
  • Clock
    • Added alarm calendar feature
  • System
    • Added Parallel Apps feature
    • New design for Quick Settings
    • New design for Lift up display
    • Added “Adaptive model” screen calibration
    • Optimizations for Wi-Fi
    • Optimizations for Battery Saver
    • Updated Android security patch to December

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