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Android O Roll Out Confirmed For OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5 Sales Begin

Jun 27, 2017 08:03 AM EDT

OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T will reportedly get an update to Android O at some point of this year. The company has revealed that both flagship phones will get the next version of Android before the end of the year.

This information was revealed at Reddit when, a OnePlus employee made the comments during a Reddit AMA, saying the two smartphones would get Android O "within this year." However, Android O it isn't probably to be made available until around October, probably alongside the Pixel 2, as reported by Tech Radar.

Android O was announced at Google I/O this year and is set to debut with this year's successors to the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, according to GSM Arena.  Android O will come with a host of new refinements, tweaks, and polishes aimed at improving the user experience.

The new features and enhancements on board in the latest version of Android include notification dots, a new picture in picture mode, notification channels, better battery management algorithms and audio enhancements. Still, if the OnePlus keeps its promise then these could be among the first non-Pixel/Nexus handsets to get Android O.

Limited units of the OnePlus 5 will be made available for interested purchasers via an 'Early Access Sale' and through pop-up events last week. The Flagship Killer has now had now gone on open sale through various retailers and OnePlus's online store.

The OnePlus 5 is quite a comprehensive update over its predecessor as it features the Snapdragon 835 processor, 6/8GB of RAM, a 5.5-inch fullHD display, 64/128GB of internal storage and a ceramically coated fingerprint scanner. On the camera front, the OnePlus 5 have a dual camera setup at the rear with a 16MP primary sensor and a 20MP telephoto sensor that work together to provide bokeh effects and 2X lossless zoom. On the front side, there is a 16MP sensor for selfies in iPhone Killer phone.

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