Owners of the previous flagship killers can try out Oreo before it goes final
If you own a OnePlus 3 or 3T and want a taste of Google’s latest operating system, we have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that there’s now a build of the brand-spanking new OS that you can download and try on your phones right now. The bad news is that the Android Oreo build for both phones is currently still in Beta and still has quite a few bugs that needs to be worked out.
Thanks to OnePlus’ Open Beta program, you can now download the beta version of Android Oreo for both phones which will give you access to the following:
- Update to Android O (8.0)
- Added Picture in Picture
- Added Auto-fill
- Added Smart text selection
- New Quick Settings design
- Updated security patch to September
You will likely run into the following bugs if you decide to do that though. Check out the bugs below:
- Fingerprint unlock may be a bit slow in some situations
- Shortcut to access Google Photos is unavailable
- Stability of NFC and Bluetooth need to be improved
- Performance and compatibility of 3rd party apps will be optimized continuously
- Complete device tree will be released after a week
It’s up to you if you decide to download the beta build of Android Oreo, but if you do decide to do exactly that know that the update weighs in at a hefty 896MB. You can start downloading the build here.