OnePlus, The Shenzhen based smartphone manufacturer has finally started pushing out the much anticipated first Android 8.0 Oreo update for the OnePlus 5T. the company has released OxygenOS 5.0.2 stable update based on Android 8.0 Oreo over-the-air which according to changelog brings new design for quick settings, general bug fixes & improvements and a new CPU security patch (CVE-2017-13218) related to the Meltdown and Spectre flaw which attacked CPUs globally. the update also includes adjusted volume for headsets to better align with European voltage regulation, an APK called Mkey which is a font resource provided officially for India for local font compatibility needs. the recent update also brings Launcher app to version 2.2, Gallery to version 2.0, Weather app to version 1.9 and File manager to version 1.7.6.
Last year, Google’s Project Zero team discovered serious security flaws caused by “speculative execution,” a technique used by most modern processors (CPUs) to optimize performance.
These vulnerabilities affect many CPUs, including those from AMD, ARM, and Intel, as well as the devices and operating systems running on them.
The company has also responded to the pleads of all OnePlus 5 users and has rolled out the same OxygenOS 5.0.2 based on Android 8.0 Oreo update which brings the much requested Face Unlock feature, CPU security patch (CVE-2017-13218), General bug fixes and improvements and Enhanced EIS for video recording.
As always, the Over-the-air update will reach a small percentage of users starting from today, and broader rollout of update will began in the coming days. the OxygenOS 5.0.2 update is sized at 1688 MB for the OnePlus 5T users and 394MB for the OnePlus 5 users.