OnePlus Nord receives the OxygenOS 126.96.36.199 update in India. The Android security patch from May 2021 will also come with the update. It also brings some system, network, camera and file manager improvements for the OnePlus smartphone. As usual, the update will be carried out in stages and will probably receive all devices in the coming days. OnePlus Nord was launched in July 2020 with a Snapdragon 765G SoC paired with up to 12 GB of RAM.
OnePlus Nord Changelog
A post in the OnePlus forum describes the changelog that comes with the update for OnePlus North. The update is expected to reach European and global markets soon. The 2020 smartphone will receive system fixes for issues like marking missed calls as calls answered on another device, the map coupon not available as a widget, and other known issues and improved system stability. OnePlus has also improved the speed of the WiFi connection.
The OnePlus Nord camera has also received a number of improvements, including fixes for the abnormal display problem in Nightscape tripod mode, the camera does not respond when setting a profile picture in contact, frame drop problem in the video camera, lightning effect not possible in some cases Situations and the delay that occurred when switching to the front camera in time-lapse mode. Finally, the file manager gets a fix for the abnormal display issue when transferring files to OTG storage.
OnePlus bundles the Android security patch from May 2021 and the OxygenOS 188.8.131.52.AC01DA update is 420 MB in size. It is recommended to update the smartphone over a strong Wi-Fi connection and while the handset is charging. OnePlus mentioned in the forum post that the smartphone must have more than 30 percent battery and at least 3 GB of memory before the OnePlus Nord update. To manually check for the update on your handset, go to Settings> System> System update.
OnePlus Nord specifications
When it was launched in July 2020, OnePlus Nord ran out-of-the-box with Android 10 and then received an update for Android 11 in March 2021. It has a 6.44-inch Full HD + fluid AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. It is powered by a Snapdragon 765G SoC, paired with an Adreno 620 GPU, 256 GB of onboard storage and up to 12 GB of RAM.
On the back is a quad camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor, a 5-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. It has a dual selfie camera with a 32-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor. OnePlus Nord has a 4,115 mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 30T fast charging.
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