OnePlus has released the Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 for the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G announced in February with OxygenOS 11.3 based on Android 11.
The OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 brings refreshed UI and new features to the Nord CE 2 5G along with improvements to the OnePlus Shelf and Dark Mode. You can check the list of key updates below.
- Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
- Optimized AI System Booster to 2.1 to support the system to run smoothly even when the load is high
- Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
- Dark Mode
- Newly added three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
- Newly added style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
- Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
- Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health status
- Work Life Balance
- Newly added Work Life Balance feature, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
- Newly supported automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
- Newly supported switching between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
- Canvas AOD
- Newly added diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
- Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
But before you proceed to install the update, you should be aware of the issues it has. For starters, the time on the AOD is displayed abnormally, and video details don’t include the location information. And if you create a clone of WhatsApp using the App Cloner feature, the cloned version might not play the sound when the smartphone’s connected to wireless earphones.
If you still want to try the OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 on your Nord CE 2 5G, you can head to the source link below for more details.