OnePlus 9R Receiving OxygenOS Stable OTA Update With Improved Nightscape Mode, May Security Patch

OnePlus has bumped the Android security patch version to May 2021 with this update.


OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 9 series device including OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, and OnePlus 9R a couple of months back. Last month, the brand rolled out OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 9R bringing several bug fixes, and improvements. Now, OnePlus has started rolling out another update for the OnePlus 9R smartphone. The latest update for the OnePlus 9R comes with version OxygenOS, and brings May Android security patch with it. The update also brings several bug fixes, and improvements. Let us take a look at what the update has in store for the OnePlus 9R users.

OnePlus 9R gets May 2021 Android Security Patch update!

OnePlus has bumped the Android security patch version to May 2021 with the latest update. Apart from this, the update brings a fix for the UI issues that users encountered while using Freeform Windows. The update also fixes abnormal silent notification issue which users encountered after muting the media volume.

OnePlus has improved the picture preview smoothness for the Gallery app. The update also brings a fix for the issue that users faced while shooting an image in nightscape mode. The company has also improved overall camera stability, and shooting performance. Let us take a look at the changelogs,

Fixed the abnormal silent notification issue after muting the media volume
Fixed UI issues in Freeform Windows
Fixed general issues and improved system stability
Updated Android security patch to 2021.05

Fixed the issue that newly saved notes can't sync to Shelf in time

OnePlus Games
Improved the overall user experience

Improved picture preview smoothness

Improved the camera stability and shooting performance
Fixed the abnormal image issue under Nightscape mode

OxygenOS update for OnePlus 9R is being rolled out in a staged roll-out manner, so you may or may not have received the update on your unit. In the staged roll-out phase, an update is randomly pushed out to a limited number of users and a broader rollout follows a few days later.

OnePlus 9R: Features, Specification, and Prices

The OnePlus 9R is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, with up to 12GB RAM. It features a 6.55-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone packs a quad-camera setup with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, a 16MP Sony IMX481 ultra-wide lens with 123-degree FoV, a 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP monochrome lens.

The device packs a 4,500 mAh battery with 65W fast charging support via USB Type-C port. It runs on Android 11 based Oxygen OS 11 out of the box. The smartphone is priced at Rs 39,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is priced at Rs 43,999. Do you use a OnePlus 9R? Have you received the update on your unit? Do let us know in the comments below.