OnePlus is pushing a stable update of OxygenOS 5.1.0 today to the OnePlus 5 and 5T that brings each phone up to Android 8.1. The update is being rolled out in a phased manner, so it may not immediately appear on every compatible device.
The face of Oreo Update in Android smartphones has begun to a full stretch. However, if you cannot wait to upgrade your 5/5T with this update, you can check for it manually by heading over to the Settings System updates menu.
OnePlus 5 and 5T will now have the latest features like the phone call picking gesture, optimization in the gaming mode along with it the support for migrating applications data. This update does bring in some new additions to OnePlus Launcher as well as Gaming Mode, while also bumping up the Android security patch level to April 1, 2018.
When each and every smartphone company is competing with the iPhone X, OnePlus has got an unbelievable additional feature to OnePlus 5T that is the full-screen navigation gestures support which is quite similar to the working of iPhone X.More news: Treatment combo improves lung cancer survival times, study finds
Among the other small changes that are going to come with this update we can name the fact that it will try to stabilize the gaming mode, a mode that would often pause the adaptive brightness option and also the saving power one.
Back in December 2017, OnePlus introduced iPhone X like gestures to the OnePlus 5T in an Open Beta version of OxygenOS. This isn't applicable to the OnePlus 5, since the phone has off-screen hardware-based navigation keys below the screen.
Update: The article has been updated to reflect that only the OnePlus 5T has received gestures for navigation. In terms of specifications, the smartphone is confirmed to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.