OnePlus One smartphone users can now upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop with the recently launched Oxygen OS. Oxygen OS has been developed by the OnePlus after it got a denial from the Cyanogen for any future updates. It is based on Android 5.0.2.
Along with the installation guide and related information, the firm has also provided a link to download the latest firmware for the Android 5.0 Lollipop. You can download it from here: oneplus.net/oxygenos.
Talking in terms of OnePlus, the company says that, “The OS is based on Android ver5.0.2, which is the Lollipop flavour of it and named by the company as Android 5.0.2 OxygenOS. It is light and essential with subtle, useful features.”
Most of the original OnePlus features have been built straight in this new build of Oxygen OS. Several features including, music controls, double-tap, screen-off gestures and shortcut for the camera and flashlight. Other than that, the OS also allow the users to swap in between on-screen and hardware navigation keys with few simple options. Oxygen OS has been built with an aim to provide the user with full customization; an individual can tweak and twist the features in this phone as per the choice.
OnePlus has also added new quick settings feature that can help you add, remove or organise the tiles with just a tap on the button.
According to the TeCake technical staff, the smartphone users could manually check for an update by simply visiting Settings > About Phone > System updates. It is recommended to the users that they should keep the battery charged more than 30 percent, before updating the device software.
OnePlus in a blog post said that the development of Oxygen OS was a challenging experience for the entire team. It also added that the company is trying to stick back to the basics, when everyone else is trying to stand out of the crowd by making highly customizable and feature pack custom ROMs.
“Developing OxygenOS has been an incredibly fun and challenging experience for all of us. In this environment where everyone is fighting to stand out with custom ROMs, we think it’s important to go back to basics. We place things like performance and battery life over gimmicks, and bloated features,” company said in a blog post.