OnePlus has taken the wraps off its cutting edge programming experience, HydrogenOS 11, in China today. It’s the Chinese variant of the OxygenOS programming that we have come to revere throughout the years. HydrogenOS 11 (or OxygenOS 11 less Google administrations) is presently founded on Android 11. It brings a significant UI redesign, consistently in plain view, Zen Mode 2.0, and much more.
OxygenOS 11: Best Features and Eligible Phones List
The core UI changes and features will remain the same across HydrogenOS 11 (China-specific) and OxygenOS 11 (for global variants, includes Google services). So, let’s not waste any more time and take a look at all of the new features in OxygenOS 11:
UI & Dark Mode Changes
As is anticipated from each significant update, OnePlus has presented some new UI changes in OxygenOS 11 too. It despite everything has all the earmarks of being lightweight, smooth, and near-stock Android. The organization has brought the Helvetica textual style in with the general mish-mash, alongside new symbols, ringtones. Even a lot of new backdrops. The stock Weather and Gallery application have likewise stowed an update with new movements and highlights.
OxygenOS 11 likewise enhances the current dim mode – for normal clients as well as for the outwardly impeded. The new dim mode will apply various shades of dark over the UI to offer a more wonderful review understanding.
Easy One-hand Use
Reachability has become a gigantic torment point for some clients as our telephones have become greater in size over recent years. OnePlus is submitting general direction to Samsung and One UI to push essential alternatives to the base of the screen to ease one-gave use.
As should be obvious in the screen capture of the settings page over, this will leave the blank area with some content. Similar to the setting name or once in a while utilized highlights, at the head of the screen. That is to say, this is an extraordinary idea however we should get our hands on OxygenOS 11 to perceive how well it has been executed over the product.
As promised, OxygenOS 11 brings the much-requested ‘Always-on Display’ feature in tow. OnePlus now offers you a variety of options, ranging from minimal clock style AODs to digital health AOD. The latter will show the number of times you’ve locked the phone and your usage on the always-on display.
What’s more, OxygenOS 11 will also allow you to use a photo from your gallery on the Always-on Display – along with the device lock screen and home screen wallpaper. It will convert the picture into a high-precision line drawing (as seen above, on the right) and apply it to the always-on display.
Zen Mode 2.0
The digital detox feature, Zen Mode, was introduced with the OnePlus 7 series earlier last year. It locked you out of your phone for 20 minutes. Keeping you away from social notifications and helping you focus on the work at hand. OnePlus has since added new features to Zen Mode today
You will soon be able to invite friends or colleagues for a digital detox at meetings and parties, which sounds really handy. This will encourage users to not touch their phones to check for messages from their boss or girlfriend.
HydrogenOS 11 has additionally presented another voice notice highlight. It empowers you to take voice notes and decipher them progressively in Chinese, as should be obvious beneath. This is like the Recorder application found on Pixel gadgets. We presently have no data on whether OnePlus will carry this component to worldwide markets with OxygenOS 11 or not.
OnePlus is at present revealing the Android 11-based HydrogenOS 11 DP3 (designer review 3) in China. The organization likewise plans to offer this update to worldwide clients today, with an official stable delivery booked for October in the not so distant future.
The stable update will hit the devices as follows:
- Mid-October 2020
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus 8 Pro