Never settle? When it involves updates for carrier-branded units, OnePlus is extra like Sometimes settle. Or even – Always settle. We’re speaking about how lengthy it takes service variations of its handsets to obtain huge new Android updates.
Case in level, the OnePlus 8. Unlocked models have been bathing within the glory of Android 11 since mid-October. And but, in the event you purchased one from Verizon or T-Mobile, the rollout has solely began in the present day, greater than three months later.
That’s… one thing. But hey, it is higher than nothing. So when you’ve got a OnePlus 8 on Verizon or T-Mobile, it might be time to verify for an update. Of course that does not assure you may get it, for the reason that rollout must be staged as traditional. But at the least it is rolling now, so in a number of days (or, in the event you’re actually unfortunate – weeks), you may have Android 11 too. Just in time for Google to launch the primary Android 12 beta. Shh, do not inform OnePlus.
Anyway, the brand new construct is labeled IN2019_15_210110 for Verizon and it brings with it the (drum roll) November 2020 safety patch stage. We’re going to fake that is not outmoded by not one however two newer safety update ranges (three on Monday), similar to OnePlus is. You’re additionally getting some enhancements to 5G UWB issues.
T-Mobile’s construct is 184.108.40.206.IN55CB, and in some way this one has the December 2020 safety patches. Better, however nonetheless not present.