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- OnePlus telephones is not going to get the beforehand introduced “unified OS.”
- The corporate has determined to stay to Oxygen OS for its international units outdoors of China.
After saying plans to shift its telephones to a brand new “unified OS” in 2022, OnePlus has unexpectedly determined to junk the transfer. The corporate confirmed throughout a media roundtable that Oxygen OS and Shade OS will stay separate entities within the international market.
OnePlus telephones are already working Oppo’s Shade OS in China. In the meantime, international fashions have been speculated to get the brand new built-in working system, beginning with the corporate’s first flagship of the 12 months. OnePlus had even mentioned that older units will even bounce on the so-called unified OS with the main Android replace of 2022, aka Android 13. Clearly, these plans didn’t work out for the corporate.
OnePlus supplied the next clarification for its determination to ditch the unified OS:
Again in September, Pete introduced the codebase for each Oxygen OS and Shade OS would merge with the objective of making one unified and upgraded working system for each OnePlus and Oppo units globally. Oxygen OS and Shade OS will proceed to be developed on the identical codebase — to permit for quicker updates and higher construct high quality — however we’ve got determined that Oxygen OS and Shade OS will stay impartial model properties. This new course was taken in accordance with suggestions from our group — we perceive customers of Oxygen OS and Shade OS need every working system to stay separate from one another with their very own distinct properties.
The corporate additional famous that Oxygen OS 13 shall be its subsequent massive system replace.
“We need to ship an expertise that long-time OnePlus customers shall be extra accustomed to whereas guaranteeing it affords a quick and easy expertise and a sturdy set of options for everybody. Oxygen OS 13 could have its distinctive visible design, together with a variety of unique customization options that we consider Oxygen OS followers outdated and new will take pleasure in,” the corporate instructed Android Authority in an emailed assertion.
You may learn extra about OnePlus’ plans for the subsequent main Oxygen OS model right here.