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OxygenOS 9.5.8 update for OnePlus 7 Pro is now rolling out

You have to hand it to OnePlus for rolling out timely updates. They are now rolling out OxygenOS 9.5.8 update for the OnePlus 7 Pro now, only a few weeks since they seeded out 9.5.7 build.

The 9.5.8 update further fixes the issues with the touch screen — a common log item for the past few updates too — but it also resolves the issues with the pop-up camera where it came out during a video call even before you picked up the call. That’s one of the main highlight features of the OxygenOS 9.5.8 update actually, besides the increased compatibility to Type C headphones, May security patch, improvements to audio quality (probably the echo problem in WhatsApp), and general bug fixes and improvements.

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Here’s a full changelog of the 9.5.8 version of OxygenOS:

  • System
    • Optimized touch sensitivity for the screen
    • Optimized compatibility for third-party Type-C headphones
    • Updated Android security patch to 2019.05
    • General bug fixes and improvements
  • Phone
    • Improved audio quality
  • Camera
    • Fixed issue with the pop up camera opening for an incoming video call while the screen is off or locked

Yes, you argue that the previous updates could (must?) have covered these issues well, had it not been such a long list of serious issues — ghost touches, a dead portion on the screen, broken double tap to wake, broken ambient display, etc. — that OnePlus has to deal with on a more priority basis.

We also saw OnePlus roll out a new update, OxygenOS 9.5.4, for the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G too earlier today, that solved some of the issues on the 5G variant that are now resolved on the standard Pro variant like ghost touch, double tap to wake, etc. OnePlus 7 too has received a decent amount of bug fixer already, all of which does point to a lack of proper software on the launch handsets.

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