Just recently, OnePlus released the third version of Oxygen OS 12 Open Beta for the original OnePlus Nord from 2020. The update was a good step towards stability, after all, it brought many improvements and bug fixes. Now, it seems that the company has really mastered the construction of Android 12 for its first affordable smartphone. Today, the company is releasing the constant OxygenOS 12 update for the OnePlus Nord that brings Android 12. It is worth noting that the modernize it may take a few more days to reach all the suitable units around the world.
The company announced through the OnePlus Community Forums that the Indian variants are receiving the OxygenOS 12 update. European smartphones will also receive the update soon, however, the construction is still undergoing additional validations. Unfortunately, there is no official word on the roadmap for the global variant. Anyway, we expect it to come very soon, maybe in a week or two, the update will be released for all eligible units.
Interestingly, the underlying version of Oxygen OS is 12.1 with this version. It is worth noting that the update also carries the April 2022 security patches. OTA load is also consistent byte-byte. Therefore, the list of known issues from Open Beta 3 may appear in the stable version.
Hopefully these issues will not be here, after all, would that be the meaning of its release as “fixed” if it still has bugs? Some of the issues with the previous update included inconsistencies through the Settings menu options. There are also some screen glitches in certain scenarios during the call. Additionally, the Camera may get stuck while taking photos in Portrait mode. The abnormal appearance of thumbnails when taking burst photos. Quick device connection when in guest mode.
OnePlus Nord Specifications
The OnePlus Nord was unveiled as the company’s first mid-size model. It brought the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SoC, up to 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. In addition, it was one of the first mid-range phones to feature optical image stabilization. The device also had a 64 MP dual camera dual camera and a 4,500 mAh battery with fast charging up to 65 W. It is worth noting that the OnePlus Nord was released with OxygenOS 10 based on Android 10. The device received an update to Android 11 and is now receiving Android 12. It is not clear if this is the end of the line or if this device will still have Android 13 and the updated OxygenOS 13 that looks like stock.
It is worth noting that the company is preparing a OnePlus Nord 2T for the Indian market that will serve as a slight upgrade over its predecessor. The device had the specifications and details revealed.