OnePlus 7 Pro Gets Improved Camera Features, June Android Security Patch with OxygenOS 9.5.9 Update

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OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus has started rolling out its OxygenOS 9.5.9 update for the OnePlus 7 Pro. The software update brings numerous improvements and new features to the table. The first thing you are likely to notice is the smoother animations throughout the UI. OnePlus has improved the touch sensitivity of the screen too. The onboard keyboard’s haptic feedback has been fine-tuned along with the haptic feedback of third-party app notifications. OnePlus claims that with the new software, the automatic brightness feature, backed by the ambient light sensor, has been tweaked for better sensitivity. This feature changes the brightness of the display automatically when you move from the bright outdoors to a dimly lit room. A feature that automatically switches between QHD+ and FHD+ resolution depending on the content being displayed on the screen has been optimized too.

OnePlus 7 Pro update

The Chinese company has improved the speed and accuracy of GPS even when the screen is turned off. The face unlocks assistive lighting feature now works better in the bad lighting conditions. The update will bring additional sound enhancement settings for the OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 earphones. It is the camera that has got a significant number of improvements. The algorithms have been tweaked to deliver improved image quality of 48 MP in pro mode. Panorama stitching has improved too. As per OnePlus, the new software makes switching between the front and rear camera instantaneous. Apart from all these tweaks, the new software comes with the latest Android security patch. And of course, there are other minor bug fixes.

How To Install The Update On Your OnePlus 7 Pro

The update will be rolled out in stages so not everyone will receive it at once. To check whether it is available for your device, go to Settings. Click on System and then tap on Check for updates.

Many of the improvements and fixes in the update have been a result of user feedback. So, if you too have anything to report about the OnePlus 7 Pro, head over to OnePlus Forums.

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If you are in for a flagship phone, the OnePlus 7 Pro is an excellent option. Before you make up your mind, don’t forget to go through our review. Those who prefer quick specifications run-down, here’s what the device has to offer:

The OnePlus 7 Pro sports a 6.67-inch QHD+ AMOLED display. It has a full-screen design with no cut or natch at all. The panel has a 90 Hz refresh rate, which makes moving images and text appear sharp. On the photography front, it comes with a 48 MP camera, with a 16 MP wide lens, and an 8 MP telephoto sensor. The camera can record 4K video at up to 4K resolution at 60 frames per second. The front-facing camera of the OnePlus 7 Pro is placed in a motorized pop-up module, and the camera has a 16 MP resolution. The OnePlus 7 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC, which has eight Kryo 485 CPU cores, and Adreno 640 GPU. The smartphone features Android 9 Pie operating system along with Oxygen OS customization. The phone draws power from a 4,000 mAh battery with 30 W fast charging technology. The price of the OnePlus 7 Pro starts at Rs 48,999.


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