Great news for all owners of OnePlus 5 is 5T. Both phones will receive the update to Android 10, or the current version of Google's operating system.
Now practically certain, given that OnePlus has just released the Open Beta of OxygenOS which introduces the tenth version of the green robot on both devices. This is anything but obvious, given that OnePlus 5 and 5T are two smartphones launched in 2017 with Android Nougat. Despite this, the Shenzhen-based company has always taken steps to update the two products regularly, until the update with Android 9 Pie.
Gi during the presentation of OnePlus 7T Pro, the Chinese smartphone maker had assured users of OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T that Android 10 would be implemented on both devices in the second quarter of 2020: a promise that the brand has shown that it can keep.
The software package Android 10 Open Beta 1 already available for download. However, it should be noted that the stable update of Android 10, which will be distributed on both smartphones in the coming months, it can be considered the latest Android update for the two phones.
The company confirmed the arrival of the new software through a post published on the OnePlus forum, where users can find all the details related to the update. The change changelog states that the update introduces the new user interface and all the various news that refer to Android 10, such as the new gestures for navigation and the Dark Mode.
Open Beta software is not as stable as regular software updates and presents some risks connected to the installation and update procedures. Therefore, it is advisable to proceed with the update only if you have some experience, since there is the possibility of causing permanent damage to the smartphone.