OnePlus has unveiled its Android 11-based HydrogenOS 11 in China with a great deal of new options, design adjustments, and enhancements. HydrogenOS is the person interface OnePlus makes use of for its telephones in China and although it isn’t precisely the identical as OxygenOS for the remainder of the world, it does give us an thought of what we will anticipate from the upcoming OxygenOS 11 replace. OnePlus confirmed off the brand new At all times-on Show, redesigned climate app, an up to date darkish theme, enhancements to the Gallery, voice notes, and extra.
OnePlus hosted a reside stream yesterday, August 10, in China the place it showcased HydrogenOS 11, primarily based on Android 11. In contrast to the worldwide model of the OS – OxygenOS – it doesn’t have Google Cellular Providers. Nonetheless, it comes with a number of new options that may also possible make their method to OxygenOS 11 when it launches. HydrogenOS 11 is obtainable for obtain in China and the changelog on its official discussion board exhibits among the new options.
HydrogenOS 11 new options
At all times-on Show: OnePlus just lately confirmed off the At all times-on Show function, the theme for which it designed in collaboration with Parsons School within the US. It has made its method to HydrogenOS 11 and exhibits a vertical line in the midst of the display screen that has the date and time shifting from prime to backside as time passes. It additionally exhibits the full variety of unlocks and when the cellphone was unlocked.
Gallery app: The Gallery app will get a brand new design as nicely with built-in picture and video modifying options. From the video shared by OnePlus on Weibo, it may be seen that the Gallery app has three tabs that may be swiped by. The structure of photographs and movies has additionally modified.
Climate app: The pre-installed Climate app has been refreshed with new animations and backgrounds. It exhibits climate results relying on the precise climate. You additionally get the same old forecast as nicely.
Improved darkish mode: As per the changelog, a shortcut change for darkish mode has been added to HydrogenOS 11. It will also be set to activate robotically at a sure time, or in response to sundown and dawn. As per a report by ITHome, the brand new darkish mode makes use of totally different shades of black to indicate totally different data. It has additionally handed WCAG (Internet Content material Accessibility Pointers) Double A certification, that means it gives a greater darkish mode expertise to visually impaired customers.
Reminiscence administration: The brand new ORM reminiscence administration system can run extra purposes on the similar time with out utilizing extra RAM, thereby decreasing the adjustments of apps convey killed within the background.
Different options: The brand new OS additionally brings a one handed mode for higher usability with one hand, a brand new reside wallpaper that adjustments in response to the adjustments within the sky, three new themes in Meditation mode (Zen Mode), improved voice notes with assist for speech-to-text conversion, and extra.
The icons have been modified as nicely to a extra squircle design that can presumably be an addition to the beforehand accessible choices. There are some adjustments to the animations as nicely. The report by ITHome states that the HydrogenOS 11 replace shall be accessible for the OnePlus 6 and newer telephones beginning mid-December. As of now, it’s accessible in a Developer Preview for the OnePlus eight sequence with the secure model mentioned to launch in This autumn this yr.
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