OnePlus on Friday announced that it has started rolling out OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G users. The update is based on Android 12, and brings optimized app icons with better textures and optimized AI System Booster 2.1. The company has also revealed that the update will improve the facial recognition authentication feature to better identify facial features and skin color of “different figures”. According to the company, OxygenOS 12 is being rolled out sequentially via OTA updates, and will reach a small segment of users as of today, followed by a wider roll out in a few days.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G OxygenOS 12 Update Changelog
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G users will now start receiving the OxygenOS 12 update for their smartphones. oneplus announced Roll out via a post on your official community blog. The OxygenOS 12 update is said to bring several changes and improvements to the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G. It is being rolled out today to a small percentage of users via an OTA update which will be incremental. According to OnePlus, the wider rollout of OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G users is expected in a few days.
The update is said to bring customized app icons with better textures. It will also feature an optimized AI System Booster 2.1 to optimize performance under heavy loads, according to the company. Optimized software algorithms and better face recognition are also on the list of changes. Facial recognition will now better identify facial features and skin colors of “different shapes,” the changelog says.
The company is also adding three new adjustment levels for Dark Mode. The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G will also get newly added styling options for the card with the OxygenOS 12 update. Other additions include access to the OnePlus Scout and OnePlus Watch Card in the Shelf. The update also brings work life balance feature and newly supported automatic work/life mode switching based on specific locations, Wi-Fi networks and times. This customized app also provides notification profiles.
With the OxygenOS 12 update, OnePlus Nord 2 CE 5G users get support to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture. The Gallery app will also recognize the best-quality images, and crop thumbnails based on the content. OnePlus said the Canvas Always-On Display (AOD) also gets a new style of line and colours. It will now support multiple brushes and strokes, and support for color adjustments.
OnePlus has advised OnePlus Nord CE 2 users to ensure that the battery level is above 30 percent before proceeding with the OxygenOS 12 update. They should also ensure that the smartphone has at least 5GB of storage space, according to the company.