OnePlus 6 and 6T are the only smartphones left to receive the latest Android 11 firmware update. The 5th generation or older devices from OnePlus will never see another Android OS upgrade. Luckily, the OEM promised OxygenOS 11 for the OnePlus 6 and 6T.
The reason why the entire OnePlus community is excited about the next release is that it features Oxygen OS 11. This includes updated apps and new features. Most importantly, it’s the last major Android OS update the OnePlus 6 series will ever see. After a long wait, the OEM finally broke the silence and revealed the release date of Android 11 for OnePlus 6 and 6T today.
In a most recent April’s OxygenOS FAQs published on the OnePlus forum today answers the most frequently asked question by OnePlus community members.
The very first question OnePlus team answered is when will OnePlus 6 series receive Oxygen OS 11. Apparently, it’s August 2021.
Here’s what the team has to say:
Q: When will the OnePlus 6 and 6T receive the OxygenOS 11 update?
A: The Android 11 Open Beta version for the OnePlus 6 & 6T is scheduled to be released at the end of August, please stay tuned for our Community posts for more details.
As you can see, the first OxygenOS 11 Open Beta program for OnePlus 6 and 6T will begin in August 2021. The beta program may go on for a couple of months before releasing a stable build. So stay tuned for the first Android 11 Open Beta download links here.
You can read the rest of the questions and answers from the OnePlus forums.