OnePlus Nord 2T Now Receiving OxygenOS 13 Open Beta in India: Here’s the Full Changelog

OnePlus plans to select 5000 OnePlus Nord 2T users from India for the OxygenOS 13 Open Beta programme.

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OnePlus has announced the OnePlus Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta programme. The company posted the news on the OnePlus Community forum to make a formal announcement regarding the OnePlus Nord 2T Android 13 Open Beta programme kick off. It is worth noting that the OnePlus Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta programme is applicable only for users in India. For the Nord 2T Android 13 Open Beta programme, OnePlus has taken an approach similar to the Nord CE 2 Lite Open Beta program.

Usually, the company releases OxygenOS Open Beta firmware which users could flash manually onto their devices. However, this time, the brand has not released the firmware instead users need to apply for the program. If a user’s application gets approved, they will get OxygenOS 13 Open Beta as an OTA on their device. Let us take a closer look at the OnePlus Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta program application procedure and changelogs.

OnePlus Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta: Application Procedure

OnePlus Nord 2T users from India who have updated their devices to the CPH2401_11_A.17 firmware version are eligible to apply for the OxygenOS 13 Open Beta programme. Such users can head over to Settings > About device > Tap up to date > Tap icon on the top right > Beta program > Beta > Fill in your information > Apply Now to apply for the OnePlus Nord 2T Android 13 Open Beta program.

OnePlus plans to select 5000 OnePlus Nord 2T users from India for the OxygenOS 13 Open Beta programme. Interested users can apply for the program on/before December 3 to be a part of Nord 2T Android 13 Open Beta program. OnePlus says that only active OnePlus Community members should apply for the OnePlys Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta programme.

OnePlus Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta: Changelogs and Features

OnePlus OxygenOS 13 brings with it a host of new changes and features including an all-new aquamorphic design, enhanced gaming experience, better efficiency, and more. OnePlus has also baked in a few new features to increase productivity and make the experience more secure with the OxygenOS 13. There is a new sidebar toolbox in OxygenOS 13 that allows users to open an app in a floating window while using another app.

The OxygenOS 13 also offers an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots. The automatic pixelation feature pixelates the profile pictures and names in a chat screenshot, in order to protect user privacy. Take a look at the official changelogs below,

Aquamorphic Design
• Adds Aquamorphic Design theme colors for enhanced visual comfort.
• Applies the Aquamorphic Design philosophy to animations to make them natural and vivid.
• Adds Shadow-Reflective Clock, with shadow simulating the orientation of the sun and moon.
• Adds a Home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones.
• Upgrades to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with a new behavior recognition feature, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions.
• Optimizes UI layers for a clearer and neater visual experience.
• Applies real-world physical motions to animations to make them look more natural and intuitive.
• Adapts responsive layouts to accommodate different screen sizes to improve readability.
• Optimizes the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find.
• Optimizes fonts for better readability.
• Optimizes system icons by using the latest color scheme to make the icons easier to recognize.
• Enriches and optimizes illustrations for features by incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements.

Efficiency
• Adds large folders to the Home screen. You can now open an app in an enlarged folder with just one tap and turn pages in the folder with a swipe.
• Adds media playback control, and optimizes the Quick Settings experience.
• Adds more markup tools for screenshot editing.
• Adds support for adding widgets to the Home screen, making information display more personalized.
• Adds Sidebar Toolbox. You can open a floating window inside apps for smooth operation.
• Optimizes Shelf. Swiping down on the Home screen will bring up Shelf by default. You can search content online and on your device.

Seamless Interconnection
• Optimizes Screencast, with cast content automatically adapting to the target screen.
• Optimizes earphone connectivity to deliver a more seamless experience.

Personalization
• Optimizes Bitmoji to offer more Always-On Display animations.
• Optimizes Insight Always-On Display, with more personalized Always-On Display settings available.
• Optimizes Portrait Silhouette Always-On Display, with more drawing tools and line colors available.

Security and Privacy

• Adds an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots. The system can identify and automatically pixelate profile pictures and display names in a chat screenshot to protect your privacy.
• Adds regular clearing of clipboard data for privacy protection.
• Optimizes Private Safe. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files.

Health & Digital Wellbeing
• Adds distance-from-phone, ambient light, and sitting posture reminders in Kid Space.
• Adds Eye comfort in Kid Space to protect children’s vision.

Performance Optimization
• Adds Dynamic Computing Engine to improve the system speed, stability, battery life, and app experience.

Gaming Experience
• Upgrades to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios.

Do you own a OnePlus Nord 2T? If yes, are you planning to apply for the program? Do let us know in the comments section below.