OnePlus is one of the only few Android smartphone manufactures to offer 3 years of software updates for its devices. Some vendors fail to provide even 2 major Android OS upgrades. Thus the lack of updates still remains one of the biggest disadvantages of owning an Android phone.
Nonetheless, OnePlus users enjoy longer software support. And the company is almost done releasing the Android 10 update to all supported devices. Along with the Android 10 update, the company has also released OxygenOS 10. This new skin over Android brings a boatload of features and improvements on OnePlus devices.
Moreover, OxygenOS is considered to be one of the best Android skins and is also arguably better than stock Android. The stock-ish appearance of the skin paired with the addition of useful features makes it a crowd favorite. In this post, we will take a look at all the OnePlus Android 10 supported devices. Additionally, we will also check out some features that are now available with OxygenOS 10.
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OxygenOS 10 Overview and Features
OxygenOS has evolved a lot over the years and the company has almost perfected the skin. With the release of Android 10, the company brought over all the new features that come with the update and added a few useful ones too.
First off, users now have the option to tweak the appearance of the UI according to their preference. Previously, users did have some customization options in OxygenOS. However, these options were limited and did serve the purpose of customization enthusiasts. With OxygenOS 10, users can customize the lockscreen, fingerprint animation, certain parts of the system UI, switch themes and more.
Another useful privacy feature is advanced privacy management. This isn’t exclusive to OxygenOS and is native to Android 10. Nonetheless, it offers users granular controls over which apps can access the location or camera or any other system function. You can now choose from “always allow”, “allow while using the app”, or “forbid”. Hence, you can turn off certain permissions when the app is not being used.
The Android 10 navigation gestures have also been slightly tweaked in OxygenOS 10. And it does offer a slightly better experience than stock Android. Moreover, users also have the option to select the navigation gestures from Android 9 Pie if they prefer that.
OxygenOS 10 also brings an improved Game Space. The addition of Fnatic Mode and Graphics Optimization allows players to have a smooth gameplay experience. Users can also check out the total amount of time they spend playing games.
The company has also made it a lot easier to share Wi-Fi passwords with the implementation of OR codes.
List of OnePlus Android 10 Supported devices
The OnePlus 8 launched in April 2020 and comes pre-loaded with Android 10. Thus, users will be able to experience all the Android 10 goodness right out of the box. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with either 8GB RAM and 128GB storage or 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. On the camera front, the OnePlus 8 comes with a triple-camera setup towards the rear with a 48 MP primary wide-angle lens. And there’s a 16 MP selfie shooter in a cutout in the display. It is the cheaper of the two smartphones in the OnePlus 8 series.Android 10 out-of-the-box
OnePlus 8 Pro
With the launch of the OnePlus 8 Pro, the company is no longer selling only ‘flagship killers’. It’s now selling a true flagship smartphone with little to no compromises. The 8 Pro also has the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G support. It comes in two variants with either 8GB RAM and 128GB storage or 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. It has a 6.78-inch Fluid AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The OnePlus 8 Pro is also the first smartphone from the company to feature wireless charging. Fortunately, the wait is worth it since it supports 30W wireless charging. Which is faster than what most phones charge at using a wired charger. The device also comes with Android 10 running the show.
The OnePlus 7T was launched in September 2019 and it had Android 10 pre-installed alongside OxygenOS 10. It still is currently one of the best Android phones and is powered by the Snapdragon 855+ chipset. There are two storage and RAM variants of the device. You can pick it up in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage or 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. It is also one of the first smartphones to come with a 90Hz high refresh rate screen. The device has a 48MP primary camera along with a 12MP telephoto and 16MP ultra-lens. On the front, we get a 16MP selfie camera.Android 10 out-of-the-box
OnePlus 7T Pro
This was one of the most confusing smartphone upgrades from OnePlus. The device brought only a handful of upgrades over the popular OnePlus 7 Pro. It comes with the Snapdragon 855+ SoC coupled with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage or 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. The device packs a triple camera setup with a 48MP primary camera at the rear. And it has a 16MP selfie shooter. It launched with Android 10 on board. Powering the device is a 4085 mAh battery with support for 30W fast wired charging.Android 10 out-of-the-box
The OnePlus 7 was released in June last year and came with Android 9 Pie pre-loaded. It has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset which was the flagship chip in 2019. It’s available in two storage and RAM configurations: 128GB storage + 6GB RAM and 256GB storage + 8GB RAM. The OnePlus 7 comes with an under-display optical fingerprint scanner. It has a dual-camera setup with a 48MP primary camera and a 5MP depth sensor. Towards the front, it has a 16MP selfie camera. There’s a 3700 mAh battery providing the juice for the device which supports 20W fast charging.
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus revamped its smartphone design with the launch of the OnePlus 7 Pro. It features a bezel-less 6.7-inch AMOLED display without any notch or display cutouts. This is thanks to the implementation of the pop-up selfie camera. The OnePlus 7 Pro is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. The device was available in three storage and RAM variants — 128GB + 6GB RAM, 256GB + 8GB RAM, and 256GB + 12GB RAM. It features a 4000 mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. For clicking pictures, the device houses a 48MP wide + 8MP telephoto + 16MP ultrawide camera setup. And there’s also the motorized pop-up 16MP shooter for selfies.Download here
The OnePlus 6T launched in November 2018 and features a Snapdragon 845 SoC which is based on the 10nm process. It released with Android 9 Pie and the company has already released the Android 10 update for the phone. OnePlus launched three RAM and storage variants of the device — 128GB + 6GB RAM, 128GB + 8GB RAM, and 256GB + 8GB RAM. And for the first time, the company partnered up with McLaren to offer the exclusive OnePlus 6T McLaren edition.Download here
Taking a page out of Apple’s book, the OnePlus 6 was one of the first Android smartphones to adopt the notch above the display. The phone has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and was available in three RAM and storage variants — 64GB + 6GB RAM, 128GB + 8GB RAM, and 256GB + 8GB RAM. It has a 3300 mAh battery which supports 20W fast charging. The OnePlus 6 comes with a dual-camera setup with a 16MP + 20MP combo. Housed in the notch, there is a 16MP selfie camera. It released with Android 8.1 Oreo pre-installed and has received the Android 10 update.Download here
The company released the OnePlus 5T back in November 2017. It came with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. The brains behind the OnePlus 5T is the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC along with the Adreno 540 GPU. It was available in two RAM and storage configurations — 64GB + 6GB RAM and 128GB + 8GB RAM. For snapping pictures, the device has a dual-camera setup comprising of 16MP + 20MP sensors. And there’s a 16MP front-facing camera as well. It also features a 3300 mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging. OnePlus has also released the stable Android 10 update for the OnePlus 5T making it one of the only few Android phones launched in 2017 to run Android 10 officially.
It was launched in June 2017 and it seems OnePlus took most of its design cues from Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM or 128GB storage and 8GB RAM. The device was also the first OnePlus phone to feature a dual-camera setup with a 16MP + 20MP rear camera combo. Towards the front, it packs in a 16MP selfie camera. It also has a 3300 mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging. It launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and has recently picked up the Android 10 update.Download here
All these OnePlus devices have now received the Android 10 update. There are no smartphones from the company that are yet to receive Android 10 along with OxygenOS 10. This means that the following devices will not be receiving the Android 10 update:
- OnePlus One
- OnePlus 2
- OnePlus X
- OnePlus 3
- OnePlus 3T
List of AOSP Android 10 Custom ROM for OnePlus devices
Here is the list of Android 10 custom ROM for OnePlus devices.