OnePlus 8T Gets OxygenOS with Canvas AOD and Camera Improvements

OnePlus 8T Gets OxygenOS with Canvas AOD and Camera Improvements
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Within a week of launching its latest 5G phone – OnePlus 8T, OnePlus has started rolling out a new OTA update of OxygenOS 11 (OxygenOS for OnePlus 8T users.

The update brings one of the coolest additions of Oxygen OS 11 – Canvas. For those unaware, OnePlus added Canvas in the second open beta build of Oxygen OS 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. The feature automatically converts your lock screen wallpaper to a line drawing. You can enable the feature from Settings -> Customization -> Wallpapers -> Canvas.

OxygenOS also optimizes the power consumption of the device. In addition, OnePlus claims to have added camera-centric improvements such as video optimizations on Nightscape mode and improvements to white balance. You can take a look at the official changelog below:

  • System
    • New AOD Style – Canvas – is now available. You can find by going to Settings – Customization – Wallpapers – Canvas.
    • Optimized unlock experience for Ambient Display
    • Optimized power consumption for the phone
    • New added Amazon shopping App, provide a better shopping experience (IN only)
  • Camera
    • Optimized the Nightscape Mode for video, improving the imaging quality
    • Optimized the accuracy of white balance under different settings
    • Improved the app’s stability
  • Network
    • Improve the stability of communication functions

In case you didn’t notice in the changelog above, OnePlus is also pre-loading the Amazon Shopping app for users in India. Ironically, this comes just days after the Chinese smartphone brand faced backlash from its community for pre-installing Facebook bloatware. While OnePlus promised not to add Facebook bloatware anymore, it seems like the brand will continue forcing third-party apps to its customers.

As usual, OnePlus is rolling out the update in phases and it might take a few days until the update reaches your device. You can manually check for updates from the System update section in the Settings app.

SOURCE OnePlus Forums
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