OnePlus Launches OxygenOS 3.0 Beta

Following the announcement of Android Marshmallow coming to OnePlus 2 late last year, OnePlus is back with some pretty exciting news and has revealed a daily-driver-material community release of OxygenOS 3.0, offering users an early build of Android Marshmallow.

OxygenOS 3.0 Beta, which is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, brings some new features as well as other improvements such as:

  • Android Marshmallow upgrade like Now on Tap, Doze battery feature, and App Permissions
  • Camera UI has been cleaned up, and swiping up/down now switches between photo/video, whereas HD/HDR and flash settings live in the top right corner
  • You can now change the aspect ratio and toggle grid view without going all the way to the Camera settings
  • Easily preview and set both home screen and lock screen wallpaper in one place
  • Edit mode has been removed from Shelf UX, long press boards to rearrange or remove
  • General system performance is now 47% faster than OxygenOS 2.2.1 on key test scenarios
  • Fingerprint performance is now 45% faster than OxygenOS 2.2.1 on average
  • The Old app permissions has been rmoved from the Settings, and can now be accessed through the new (native Android) app permissions
  • Alert Slider has its own entry point with more customization options
  • Improved settings menu readability by changing the order a bit
  • March security patches
OxygenOS 3.0 Beta is now available to download for free to all OnePlus 2 owners through the link down below.