OnePlus has confirmed that OnePlus 6 and 6T customers won’t must improve their handset to obtain a brand new software program trick that debuted on the OnePlus 7.
ZenMode might be arriving on the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T as a part of the OxygenOS 9.5 replace, which is predicated on the Android Pie working system.
This optionally available mode turns off all of the features of your telephone for 30 minutes besides receiving calls, making emergency calls, and utilizing the digital camera — and you can not change it off earlier than its time is up. This makes it ultimate for once you’re working or learning.
ZenMode bears some resemblance to Focus Mode, an replace coming to Android Q. This permits you to pause particular person apps so is a extra delicate, finely tuned distraction-blocker.
If you’ve received a OnePlus 6T you then’ll have the ability to check out the most recent Android Q Beta three proper now; right here’s easy methods to set up it.
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There are two different large software program modifications coming to OxygenOS 9.5: Nightscape 2.zero (a low-light images function), and a display screen recorder. We nonetheless haven’t obtained affirmation of whether or not the display screen recorder will make its technique to 2018’s OnePlus handsets, however sadly Nightscape 2.zero won’t be coming to the earlier technology, because the hardware is just not suitable.
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The hardware distinction possible simply comes all the way down to unbridgeable disparities in digital camera specs.
The OnePlus 7’s fundamental digital camera has a 48-megapixel decision, which dwarfs that of the OnePlus 6T (16-megapixels). The digital camera is definitely one of many few main variations between the 2 smartphones. A extra spectacular improve would possible be the OnePlus 7 Pro, which has a triple rear digital camera, 90Hz QHD+ OLED display screen, and a pop-up selfie digital camera. But whereas the OnePlus 7 is promoting on the similar launch worth because the OnePlus 7 (£499), the beginning worth of the OnePlus 7 Pro is £649 ($699).
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