OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro get new OxygenOS updates with tons of system, camera, and network optimizations

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro get new OxygenOS updates with tons of system, camera, and network optimizations

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OnePlus is back with another round of OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 8 series. The latest update has a pretty lengthy changelog, including numerous optimizations and fixes for the camera, system, and network. OnePlus is also including the May 2020 Android security patches with this update.

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The changelog includes some overlap with the OxygenOS update that rolled out last month to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. Some of the most noteworthy additions are found in the camera section of the changelog. There’s a new auto ultra-wide-angle lens feature when shooting at close range to improve the picture quality of edges (Pro only). They also added support for encoding videos in the H.265 (HEVC) video codec to reduce video storage size. Check the full changelog below and find download links at the bottom of the page.

Changelog

System

  • Optimized the touch and interaction experience
  • Optimized the expanded screenshot user experience for some scenes
  • Optimized the power consumption performance of the system, battery life extended to be longer than ever
  • Optimized the wireless charging stability, providing better user experience (OnePlus 8 Pro only)
  • Optimized the pocket mode to reduce mistouches
  • Optimized the unlocking animation, making the unlock transition smoother
  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.05
  • Updated GMS package to 2020.03

Message

  • Added the “Delete” button in the notification bar of incoming messages
  • Added keyword whitelist option in SMS blocking settings, the messages with the specified keywords will not be blocked

Camera

  • Newly added H.265 HEVC codec to reduce video storage size seamlessly, capture and shoot more without compromising on quality
  • Added auto ultra-wide-angle lens feature when shooting at close range to improve picture quality of edges (OnePlus 8 Pro only)
  • Optimized the click animation for camera shutter, boosting the smoothness of photo-taking experience
  • Improved the shooting experience with camera and improved stability

Network

  • Network improvements for Europe Operators implemented (EU builds only)
  • Improved the stability of communication
  • Improved the performance and stability of Wi-Fi transfers
  • Optimized network latency for online games and improved the smoothness

Game Space

  • Added Epic Games in Game Space. With one-step installation, check out Fortnite and many other Epic Games, all from Game Space (Indian builds only)

Downloads

Once again, thanks to XDA Senior Member Some_Random_Username for providing the download links!