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(Update: rollout halted) OnePlus 3 getting a big update: sRGB, better RAM management, and more
Update, July 5: OnePlus has halted the Oxygen 3.2 update rollout. In an edit to its original announcement post, the company said it ran into issues with the update and that the rollout would resume as soon as possible. So, if you don’t see the OTA notification on your phone, at least now you know why.
Original post, July 4: OnePlus is rolling out a big update to Oxygen OS, bringing sRGB mode, improved RAM management, and better GPS performance to the OnePlus 3.
This is the OTA that OnePlus promised it would roll out to users in response to criticism about the phone’s color rendition and overly aggressive memory management. The changes were initially rolled out to reviewers through a special Oxygen 3.1.4 OTA on June 23.
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Here’s what the changelog for the update, which is a sizeable 396MB, reads:
- Enabled sRGB mode in developer options
- Improved RAM management
- Improved GPS performance
- Enhanced audio playback quality
- Updated custom icon packs
- Fixed some issues with notifications
- Improved camera quality/functionality
- Fixed some issues in Gallery
- Latest Google security patches
- Fixed bugs in Clock/Music apps
According to commenters on the forum, the update also fixes an issue that caused the magnetic sensor on the OnePlus 3 to misfire, causing problems when using the phone with Cardboard style VR headsets.
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That’s a sizeable update that may impact multiple facets of the OnePlus 3 user experience, and we definitely look forward to taking it for a spin. If you got the update, let us know in the comments!