OnePlus Nord 2: off to the roll-out of OxygenOS 12 and Android 12

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Even if all attention is paid to the new North 2T and to the future Nord 3, there is good news for OnePlus North 2, considering that OxygenOS 12 e Android 12 they are arriving. The OxygenOS team has officially opened the gates for the release of the stable update, after weeks of public beta testing. Almost a year has passed since its debut on the shelves, which we remember occurred with a software composed of OxygenOS 11.3 based on Android 11. A release that made people argue, since he found himself exactly in the middle of the merger with OPPO and the consequent union between OxygenOS and ColorOS. A marriage that did not bear the hoped-for results, seen how it turned out the much controversial creation of a unified software between OnePlus and OPPO.

OxygenOS 12 brings Android 12 aboard OnePlus Nord 2: here are the news

Putting aside the OPPO and ColorOS issue, the owners of OnePlus Nord 2 will be happy to know that the update to OxygenOS 12 and Android 12 has started. The news are many and concern performance and battery, but also the customization of the Dark mode, additions in Shelf, Work / Personal 2.0 mode and more. Here is the complete changelog:

  • System
    • Added Smart Battery Engine, a feature that extends battery life based on intelligent algorithms and biomimetic auto-recovery technology
    • Optimized AI System Booster to 2.1 for your system to run smoothly even when the load is high
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, using a design inspired by brand new materials and blending lights and layers
    • Enhanced Extra HD, a feature that can significantly improve image and video resolutions
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, providing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for tabs, making data content more visual and easier to read
    • Added OnePlus Scout in Shelf, which allows you to search for more content on your phone, including apps, settings, media data, etc.
    • Added OnePlus Watch Card, to easily take a look at your health status
  • Work / Personal Balance
    • Work / Personal Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to easily switch between Work and Personal modes via quick settings
    • Now supports automatic switching of Work / Personal mode, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network and time, also offering customized app notification profiles based on personalization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now lets you switch between layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best quality images and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more enjoyable
  • AOD Canvas
    • Canvas AOD brings you different new styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring images
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved facial recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
  • Toys
    • Added HyperBoost end-to-end frame rate stabilizer

At present, the release of the major update is the OxygenOS 12 C.04 and for the moment it is being rolled out in India on OnePlus Nord 2. When it is also available in Europe, you will find it in download in the following article.

Download OxygenOS 12 and Android 12 for OnePlus Nord 2

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