OnePlus 7 out in India!
In India, the OnePlus 7 went on sale today at 12 pm at a starting price of Rs. 32,999 for the basic 6GB RAM/ 128GB model. Indian consumers have been eagerly waiting for this smartphone since its launch, last month. Currently, it is the most affordable smartphone that is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. OnePlus has also rolled out the first software update for this device since its launch. The update is expected to reach retail units soon after they are unboxed.
The update weighs 223MB and brings OxygenOS 9.5.4.GM57AA to the OnePlus 7.
Features of update
- Improved camera quality and performance
- Changes for smoother scrolling
- An optimized algorithm supporting in-display fingerprint unlock sensor,
- General bug fixes and improvements
- April 2019 Android security patch.
- DC Dimming feature
- ‘Fnatic’ gaming mode
The DC Dimming feature uses DC voltage to control the light output of the LED. It is better than the current Pulse Width Modulation as it does not cause the screen to flicker at low brightness levels. To enable DC Dimming, follow these steps:-
Settings — Utilities — OnePlus Laboratory — DC Dimming.
Fnatic mode is a feature that boosts gaming performance on smartphones. It blocks all notifications on your device and diverts all required resources towards the game. Moreover, it also disables the secondary SIM slot and increases the signal strength on the primary SIM to reduce interference. To enable Fnatic mode, follow these steps:-
Settings — Utilities — Gaming Mode — Fnatic Mode
In case you don’t get an update notification on your OnePlus 7 smartphone. You can manually search for the update by following these steps:-
Settings — System — System Updates
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