New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on December 2, 2019) follows:

OnePlus is now rolling out the stable OnePlus 6/6T Android 10 update to the Chinese variants of the handsets running HydrogenOS skin on top of AOSP.

The first OnePlus Android 10 beta update for the 6/6T arrived in mid-October and a couple of weeks later, the stable rollout had commenced to the delight of many owners of these two devices, but the party was pretty short lived.

The road immediately became bumpy for early adopters of the OS, with the company going ahead to halt the rollout following reports of various bugs after switching to Android 10.

OnePlus 6T onscreen fingerprint animation issue
OnePlus 6T fingerprint bug forced OnePlus to halt Android 10 rollout

A few days ago, OnePlus revealed that it was currently testing another Android 10 build for the OnePlus 6 and 6T ahead of rolling out the stable version.

Little had the dust settled than the rollout of OxygenOS Open Beta 2 commenced, implying that there was some real progress in the OnePlus 6/6T Android 10 camp.

Over the weekend, OnePlus revealed that the stable version of Android 10 (HydrogenOS) would be ready to roll out on Monday, December 2.

OnePlus 6 / 6T Android 10.0 stable version will be launched next Monday (December 2).

And indeed, today, we can confirm that the stable Android 10 update is now rolling out to the two devices in China.

OnePlus 6T Android 10 stable update in China (Source)

Again, for now, the rollout is still limited to the Chinese models running HydrogenOS and not the global variants that have OxygenOS on top of Android OS.

The gap between releasing updates to the Chinese and global models is usually a week, so the stable OxygenOS 10 update for OnePlus 6/6T shouldn’t be too far away.

OnePlus 6T Android 10 stable update in China (Source)

If you have the China variant of the OnePlus 6 or 6T, we do have the link to download the latest Android 10 stable firmware for manual installation. It can be installed on global variants as well, but you will miss Google apps.

  • Device: OnePlus 6
  • Codename: enchilada
  • Channel: HydrogenOS (China) Stable
  • Version: 10.0
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5:
OTA prompt on OnePlus 6
  • Device: OnePlus 6T
  • Codename: fajita
  • Channel: HydrogenOS (China) Stable
  • Version: 10.0
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 8705deee490e5e8efb95f6e80c80aa8b

Besides the new OnePlus 6/6T Android 10 update in China, there seems to be another interesting development coming from OnePlus’ camp. Apparently, the company is seeking voice and semantic researchers in its home country.

There is no clear mention of what this recruitment exercise is all about, but with voice and semantics involved, one would be forgiven to think that OnePlus is preparing its own virtual assistant to take on Google Assistant, Apple Siri, and Amazon Alexa.

We should be able to find out more in the coming days or weeks for that matter.

Update (December 5)

OnePlus 6/6T, after a bit of a chaos have finally started receiving Android 10 stable update again in the form of OxygenOS 10.0.1. Details here.

NOTE: We have more OnePlus coverage here. For more Android 10-related stuff, check out this section.

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Hillary Keverenge
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Tech has been my playground for over a decade. While the Android journey began early, it truly took flight with the revolutionary Lollipop update. Since then, it's been a parade of Android devices (with a sprinkle of iOS), culminating in a mostly happy marriage with Google's smart home ecosystem. Expect insightful articles and explorations of the ever-evolving world of Android and Google products coupled with occasional rants on the Nest smart home ecosystem.

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