The Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 beta build is now available on the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, and it includes a new visual layout along with new features like always-on display. With Android 11 now official, OnePlus is kicking off a public beta release for the latest version of Android on the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro.
As with all new versions of OxygenOS, the most important question is what OnePlus phones will get the update, and when the stable build will commence rolling out. There's good news on that front, with the manufacturer confirming that the OnePlus 6 and 6T will be updated to Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 in addition to OnePlus' 2019 launches.
These OnePlus phones will get the OxygenOS 11 update
OnePlus will deliver the Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 build to 12 phones in total, with all devices starting with the OnePlus 6 onward set to receive the update. The OnePlus 6 and 6T are still going strong in 2020, so it's great to see both phones on the list. The devices debuted with Android 8.1 Oreo and are in line to get their third platform update with Android 11.
Here's the full list of OnePlus phones that will get the OxygenOS 11 update:
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus Nord
- OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7
- OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
- OnePlus 6T
- OnePlus 6
Stable OxygenOS 11 update should be rolling out by end of 2020
OnePlus is committing to rolling out the stable OxygenOS 11 update to its latest phones before the end of the year. OnePlus delivered the stable Android 10 build to the OnePlus 7 series back in September 2019, just a few weeks after Google released the stable version of the OS.
It's likely we'll see a similar timeline this year. The stable build of Android 11 is now live, and OnePlus is rolling out a public beta for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. It shouldn't take too long for the OxygenOS 11 build based on Android 11 to go out to the OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and the Nord, and it will make its way to older devices thereafter.
The OnePlus 7T and 7 series should receive the update as well before the end of the year, but we'll have to wait a few weeks to get official confirmation from OnePlus regarding the timeline. OnePlus did a stellar job rolling out the OxygenOS 10 update to its devices last year, so here's to hoping the company delivers the OxygenOS 11 update in a timely fashion.
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