OxygenOS 9.5.9 for the OnePlus 7 Pro brings smoother visual effects, optimized auto-brightness sensitivity, and more

OxygenOS 9.5.9 for the OnePlus 7 Pro brings smoother visual effects, optimized auto-brightness sensitivity, and more

The OnePlus 7 Pro is OnePlus’ first smartphone to truly compete with premium-tier smartphones not only in terms of specifications and features but also in terms of pricing. Although there was a lot to love about the device when it first launched, there were also a few pain points. Ghost touches and poor camera performance were two of the biggest issues that have been addressed in post-release OxygenOS updates, but there’s still room for improvement. The latest OxygenOS 9.5.9 update rolling out today brings a lot of system and camera optimizations.

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According to OnePlus, the update brings the June 2019 security patches, “smoother visual effects,” better touch sensitivity, better automatic brightness adjustments, improved camera auto-focus, and much more. The full changelog has been reproduced below.

OxygenOS 9.5.9 Update Changelog

  • System
    • Improved touch sensitivity for greater performance
    • Smoother Visual effects
    • Optimized haptic feedback for the keyboard
    • Optimized the sensitivity of automatic brightness
    • Optimized auto-switch of display resolution
    • Optimized the speed and accuracy of GPS when the screen is turned off
    • Adjusted haptic feedback of third-party app notifications
    • Added Face Unlock assistive lighting (Settings – Security & lock screen – Face Unlock – Face Unlock assistive lighting)
    • Increased sound enhancement for OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 (Settings – Sound & vibration – Dolby Atmos – Earphone Adjustment – Earphone Sound Enhancement)
    • Updated Android security patch to 2019.06
    • Support VoLTE/VoWiFi for 3 SE and Telenor SE (EEA Only)
    • General bug fixes and improvements
  • Camera
    • Improved the performance of camera mode while switching from front to back
    • Improved speed of auto-focus
    • Advanced photo-stitching in Panorama mode
    • Improved photo quality of 48MP JPG in Pro mode

The update has begun rolling out in India and the United States, but thanks to XDA Member Some_Random_Username we can again share the incremental and full OTA firmware files. If your device is unmodified and is running OxygenOS version 9.5.8, you can sideload the incremental OTA in the System Update app. If you’ve unlocked the bootloader and rooted your phone, then you’ll need to sideload the full OTA firmware file.

OxygenOS 9.5.8 –> OxygenOS 9.5.9 (GM21AA/Global/Unlocked) OTA | GM21BA (EU) OTA

OxygenOS 9.5.9 (GM21AA/Global/Unlocked) Full OTA | GM21BA (EU) Full OTA

The 5G and T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro models run slightly different builds of OxygenOS, but in the case of the latter, it’s possible to run the international firmware after converting. If you haven’t converted your T-Mobile model or you have the 5G model, then you’ll have to wait for the equivalent OxygenOS update to roll out for your device.