OnePlus 5 to get Face Unlock feature with Android Oreo stable update

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There were several surprises in the form of the Essential phone and how can we forget the OnePlus company for providing us with reasonable phones which features equivalent to that of high-end phones. Pei said that by popular demand, the Face Unlock feature would be brought back to the OP5. It is not fair for OnePlus 5 smartphone owners to be devoid of this particular feature.

The addition of Face Unlock is not the only new update on the model. There is no particular time-line as to when OnePlus 5 owners can expect the feature. The default Camera app has received an uplift with a new UI design, optimisations for photo quality, and a beauty effect for the preloaded Portrait mode. Today, the owners began to get a final firmware update to version Android 8 Oreo.

If you own a OnePlus 5 device, you might be excited to learn that the Android Oreo update is rolling out right now.

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Presented about six months ago, the smartphone OnePlus 5 is already discontinued, but still in high demand, possessing a remarkable blend of characteristics and cost. The update for system adds following new capabilities.

A few other things you might notice in the update is that there is a new alarm calendar as well as a "Places" section in your Galley.

Over the weekend, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei took to Twitter to announce to the company's fans that the OnePlus 5 is getting the Face Unlock feature OnePlus introduced with the OnePlus 5T. It is not as secure as Apple's Face ID (which uses depth mapping and projection to verify your face), but it's quite faster and more flexible. There are also some Launcher changes such as optimizations for Shelf and users can now upload a photo through Shot on OnePlus. We have basically told you all of the most important features coming in this update, but there are even more you will have to check out once you install the update. "We are dedicated to constantly optimizing Face Unlock, much like we do with OxygenOS as a whole, and this is but one example".

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