We have excellent news for OnePlus fans and users. As you understand, OnePlus has actually just recently revealed that it will end up being an OPPO sub-brand, which indicates that we are going to get the very same goodies that are pertaining to OPPO users. In other words, OnePlus gadgets will likewise get 3 years of Android assistance.
Back in May, we got word that Vivo had actually chosen to broaden its software application assistance for the flagship X series, implying that these gadgets will get 3 years of significant Android OS upgrades and security upgrades for choose designs introducing after July 2021. Now, OPPO followed the very same actions as Vivo, so that chosen OPPO phones will likewise get 3 years of Android updates. Furthermore, these 3 years of Android updates will likewise be used to OnePlus gadgets, as OxygenOS and ColorOS will quickly end up being better together.
OnePlus described in a forum post that it is “dealing with incorporating the codebase of OxygenOS and ColorOS.”
“This is a modification that you will likely not even see considering that it’s occurring behind the scenes. We now have a bigger and much more capable group of designers, advanced R&D resources, and a more structured advancement procedure all coming together to enhance the OxygenOS experience.”
However, do not anticipate to get ColorOS on OnePlus gadgets beyond China, as we will still have OxygenOS as the worldwide OS for OnePlus smart devices. Still, there’s no details concerning possible visual modifications in OxygenOS, despite the fact that it might be something coming whether we like it or not, or a minimum of that’s what the most recent Android 12 beta for the OnePlus 9 recommends. But leaving that for later on, we will concentrate on excellent news for every single OnePlus user, as the business will provide us a more powerful Android upgrade schedule and 3 years of assistance for its most current gadgets, consisting of the Nord series.
“Most significantly, with this modification, we enjoy to reveal a better software application upkeep schedule for the lifecycle of our free market smart devices:
- Flagship line of product (consisting of T / R): The OnePlus 8 series and more recent gadgets will get 3 significant Android updates and 4 years of security updates.
- Nord / Nord CE: The very first OnePlus Nord and more recent Nord / Nord CE gadgets will get 2 significant Android updates and 3 years of security updates.
- Nord N series: Starting from N10 and N100, all N series gadgets will get 1 significant Android upgrade and 3 years of security updates.”
Unfortunately, not each and every single gadget will be qualified for these brand-new 3 years of Android updates. OnePlus likewise clarifies that just the OnePlus 8 series or more recent designs will be qualified, implying that if you’re still bring a OnePlus 7 design or anything prior to that, you might wish to think about updating to a more recent phone.
“Note: Flagship gadgets launched prior to the OnePlus 8 series will follow the previous schedule of 2 significant Android updates and 3 years of security updates. Software upgrade prepare for provider variations will follow the requirements of our provider partners.”
Source OnePlus Forums