OnePlus 6 starts getting Android 9 Pie with OxygenOS 9.0 update

OnePlus 6 becomes the first OnePlus handset to get the latest Android 9 Pie update. The Chinese manufacturer has started rolling out OxygenOS 9.0 update which brings the final build of Google’s newest OS for OnePlus 6 users. The update brings several features such as the new ‘Do Not Disturb mode’ and a refreshed gaming mode.

The update weighs nearly 1.52GB.  And as is usually the case with OTA updates, the OxygenOS 9.0 update will be rolled out in phases. A small percentage of users will shortly get the update, while a broader rollout is expected to begin in the next few days. Users can also manually check for the update by heading over to Settings> System Updates. Below is the complete changelog of the new update:

Updated system to Android 9.0 Pie

  • Brand new UI for Android Pie
  • New adaptive battery support
  • New Android Pie gesture navigation
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018.9
  • Other new features and system improvements

Do Not Disturb mode

  • New Do Not Disturb (DND) mode with adjustable settings

New Gaming mode 3.0

  • Added text notification mode
  • Added notification for 3rd party calls

Accent color

  • Supported accent color customization

OnePlus also confirmed that Android 9 pie will soon arrive on the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 3, and the OnePlus 3T.

In other related news, alleged cases of the upcoming OnePlus 6T flagship are doing rounds on the web, suggesting the device will get dual rear cameras. The case design also highlights the absence of the traditional fingerprint scanner, as the smartphone will be equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner.

The company has itself confirmed that the OnePlus 6T will feature an in-display fingerprint scanner, a feature which the company has dubbed as ‘Screen Unlock’. Additionally, OnePlus also confirmed that it will launch the new USB Type-C Bullets earphones alongside the OnePlus 6T.

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