On Wednesday, OnePlus launched the second Open Beta for Oxygen OS 11 primarily based on Android 11 for each the OnePlus eight and OnePlus eight Professional. The changelog mentions a number of bug fixes and introduces a brand new characteristic to Ambient Show.
The characteristic is called “Canvas” and can present a top level view of a wallpaper picture within the Ambient Show. This might be seen whereas unlocking the telephone from the Ambient Show after which fades into the complete wallpaper picture when the display fires up.
The characteristic is in Beta and solely works with pictures shot with the telephone. We anticipate OnePlus would ultimately add some pre-loaded ones, because the characteristic solely works nicely with sure sorts of pictures.
The replace additionally brings energy optimizations to its “Good 5G” mode that tries to preserve energy when 5G networks can be found. There’s additionally a repair for the wonky habits of Google Assistant, which regularly did not register voice instructions on the primary Beta.
One other repair not explicitly listed is one which has to do with the digicam. With the lockscreen enabled, double tapping the ability key would launch the digicam app in a black display. This didn’t occur when the telephone was unlocked. This has been fastened with the replace.