OnePlus has good news for older OnePlus phone users

If you are using any old OnePlus smartphone like OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T then here’s some good news for you. The company has announced that it will provide Android security patches for an additional year. At present OnePlus rolls out Android updates for phones that were launched for a maximum of two years ago. Now, the company has extended support for Android security patches to three years. This means OnePlus phones that were launched three years ago will get Android security updates and bug fixes from the company for three years. However, OS updates will be available for two years only, same as now.

The company has also included its latest flagship OnePlus 6 smartphone to provide additional support. This means the OnePlus 6 smartphone will be supported till 2021 with Android security fixes at least. “The OnePlus 6 users can be reassured that not only will their OnePlus 6 be as fast as the day they bought it, but it’ll also receive regular software updates for the next three years,” the company announced.

OnePlus has recently announced the availability of its higher-end variant — featuring 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage — for its latest flagship smartphone OnePlus 6 in Midnight Black colour option at a price of Rs 43,999.

OnePlus 6 specifications

The OnePlus 6 smartphone sports a 6.28-inch FullHD+ Optic AMOLED screen of 1080×2280 pixels resolution with 19:9 aspect ratio and the infamous notch. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based Oxygen OS and is backed by a 3300mAh battery. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. As for camera, the OnePlus 6 comes with a dual rear camera setup of comprising of a primary 16MP sensor (Sony IMX519 sensor with f/1.7 aperture) and a 20MP secondary sensor (Sony IM376K sensor with an f/1.7 aperture) along with 16MP front camera.

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