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Being the latest flagship of the emerging Chinese smartphone manufacturer, the OnePlus 5 is the center of attention lately. Hence, the manufacturer and its software development team is fierce into releasing numerous OTA updates and making the device the best in town. Today, OnePlus has released yet another OTA update with firmware build version Oxygen 4.5.7 for OnePlus 5.
The Oxygen OS 4.5.7 brings the latest July 1, 2017, security patch level similar to other manufacturers like Samsung, Sony, etc. One of the most important thing about this update is that it comes with EIS upport for 4k video recording. A new OnePlus Slate font has also bee introduced. You can check out the full update log from below. Does it come with Energy Aware Scheduling? Find it out below.
Update log for Oxygen OS 4.5.7
The incremental OTA update brings the following features and bug fixes.
- Introducing the all new OnePlus Slate font
- Added EIS for 4k video recording
- Updated Android security patch level to 1st July 2017
- Updated to latest GMS package
- Wi-Fi connectivity improvements
- Standby battery enhancements
- Fixed occasional sound leaks in the speakers when using earphones
- Fixed camera shutter sound bug in silent mode for Indian region
- Fixed missing sound channels when recording videos
Energy Aware Scheduling (EAS)?
Energy Aware Scheduling is a new project for Android devices which can almost double the battery life of all the smartphones running Android operating system. Currently only the Google Pixel has this feature integrated into the system.
According to XDA’s post, the EAS would enable the device to get over 7 hours of screen on time by only using 50% of the battery. This works wonder on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL.
You can read more about how EAS work from here.
Does Oxygen OS 4.5.7 brings EAS to OnePlus 5?
Not yet. According to rumors, EAS is supposed to come to OnePlus 5 with Oxygen OS 4.6. However, its not know as to when will the update show up. This is still the OOS 4.5 and we don’t thing it will be implemented any time soon. It may take up to 6 months. Moreover, with OnePlus confirming Android O for OnePlus 5, 3, and 3T, its very unlikely that Energy Aware Scheduling will be available any time soon.
As EAS is kernel based integration. Hence, with every new Android version, the developers need to develop a new Kernel. So if we are to believe that EAS could come to OnePlus 5, then it will only be after Android O update.
Download OnePlus 5 Oxygen OS 4.5.7
Currently, the OTA update aren’t available. However, the full firmware zip is new available for download. Stay tuned as the OTA zip will soon be available here.
Update: OTA updates zip file now available for download.
Oxygen OS 4.5.7 OTA update | Download | OOS 4.5.6 > OOS 4.5.7
How to install Oxygen OS 4.5.7 onto OnePlus 5?
The installation procedure is simple. All you need to do is got to Settings and do a Local Upgrade (Click here for complete procedure).
If you want to download the OTA update onto OnePlus 5, then change the location of device to Germany or Canada via VPN app and download OTA. See this tutorial on how to download OTA updates on OnePlus 5.
Here is a brief tutorial on how to flash full stock firmware onto OnePlus 5:
- Download the Oxygen OS Full ROM zip from above.
- Transfer it to your device storage.
- Go to Settings.
- Go to System Updates option.
- Tap on the top right corner settings icon.
- Choose Local Upgrade option.
- Tap on the Oxygen OS OTA zip file.
- Allow the installation.