OnePlus ends software support for OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T: What does this mean?

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OnePlus 6, 6T OxygenOS 10.3.12 update brings July security patch, minor fixes



OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T, which were launched in 2018, will now stop receiving software updates. The two smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and have received Android OS updates for three years. Both these phones will not receive the OxygenOS update based on Android 12 or any security patch. OnePlus India had announced via oneplus forum, Both the smartphones offer up to 12GB of RAM.

According to the forum, “It was thanks to your continued support that we were able to continually improve the software experience on these devices and we cannot thank you enough for your continued feedback. We would like to express our appreciation to all beta testers.” Would like to share special words, who have been testing features before releasing in stable version since 2018. You played a huge role in customizing OxygenOS to ensure an overall better experience.

To recall, the OnePlus 6 came with Android Oreo and the OnePlus 6T with Android 9 Pie pre-installed. Both handsets received the Android 11 based OxygenOS 11 update. The OxygenOS 11.1.2.2 update was the last software build, and the November 2021 security patch was the last security update that both the smartphones received.

Back in July last year, OnePlus updated its software maintenance schedule where it announced the rolling out of four years of security updates for its high-end models including the OnePlus 8 series and more. Only last year it was revealed that the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T will not receive the fourth year security patches and more OS updates.

Key highlights of the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T include a 16-megapixel front-facing camera, a 16-megapixel dual rear camera setup, and an AMOLED display. The OnePlus 6 sports a 6.28-inch full-HD+ display and an in-display fingerprint sensor, while the OnePlus 6T sports a 6.41-inch full-HD+ display with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

OnePlus ends software support for OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T after OnePlus: Meaning first appeared on BGR India.

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