It was back in August when Google’s newest smartphone OS Android Pie got live. Maintaining its legacy of quick updates, in about a month and a half OnePlus gave its current flagship bearers the taste of the delicious Pie. And now, after OnePlus 6, good news appears to be coming for the next in hierarchy OnePlus 5/5T devices.

What’s coming to light is that Android Pie beta build is out for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T devices in China, pushing the Hydrogen OS version to 9.0 (as can be seen in the following screenshots).

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The update weights about 282 MB, and as per the translation of the change log – done by one of the senior XDA members – it has brought along a new UI design, new background control solution, full screen gesture (for OP5T only) and more.

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Here’s a translated version of the complete change log:

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With OnePlus 5’s Chinese variants receiving Pie beta, it won’t be wrong to expect the same to make way to Oxygen OS variants of OnePlus 5/5T sometime soon. Don’t worry, we are keeping an active tab, and will update as and when that occurs.

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