OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T Receiving New OxygenOS 10.3.8 Update With January 2021 Security Patch

Let’s take a closer look at the features that are part of the new OxygenOS update for both the phones.

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OnePlus has started rolling out a new update to its old OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T smartphones. The company has been rolling out updates to the two smartphones at regular interval of time. For your reference, the OnePlus 6 was launched in May 2018, while the OnePlus 6T was unveiled in October 2018. Since then the company is rolling out updates that contain bug fixes and security patches. Now, the company has rolled out OxygenOS 10.3.8 update to OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T phones. Let’s take a closer look at the features that are part of the new OxygenOS update for both the phones.

OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T Get OxygenOS 10.3.8 Update

The company has started rolling out OxygenOS 10.3.8 update to OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T smartphones. The update brings a host of interesting features. To start with, it updates the Red Cable membership to 1.2.0.2. The update also brings January 2021 Android security patch to both the devices. Moving on, it also updates the GMS package to 2020.09.

The update also adds the OnePlus Store to both smartphones. The app provides an intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account. It also helps to get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. The company says that the app can be uninstalled from the phones.

That said, this is a staged OTA rollout. This means the update will reach a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days after the company make sure that there are no critical bugs. In order to check for the update, OnePlus users can go to Settings > Software Update to check for the latest OTA.

Meanwhile, the company is currently planning to launch OnePlus 9 series pretty soon. Rumours and leaks surrounding the OnePlus 9 series smartphones are already popping up on the web. Now, a new leak has surfaced on the web, courtesy of Digital Chat Station, claiming that the upcoming OnePlus 9 series devices will feature a 120Hz refresh rate display. The OnePlus 9 will pack an FHD+ resolution display, while the Pro variant will get a QHD+ display. Both the phones will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.