January 03, 2018
OnePlus is a Shenzhen based Chinese smartphone manufacturer founded by Pete Lau and Carl Pei in December 2013. The company started releasing OxygenOS open beta which brings in some fancy features in the latest flagship OnePlus 5T and the newly announced feature is Face Unlock.
"As promised, owners of the original OnePlus 5 can now unlock their phones via facial recognition with the new OxygenOS Open Beta 3 based on Android Oreo," The Verge reported.
Along with Face Unlock the new beta includes general bug fixes, an updated security patch, and fixes for 5G Wi-Fi connection issues. Earlier, in December Carl Pei, the co-founder of OnePlus had announced bringing the "Face Unlock" feature to the OnePlus 5.
OnePlus 5 was launched in 2 variants by a Chinese maker 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory and 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage in India for Rs 32,999 and Rs 37,999, respectively.
The company said OnePlus 5 has the highest camera resolution and it features 16MP+20MP rear dual-camera combination and a 16MP front shooter.
The device lasts 20 percent longer than OnePlus 3T. There is also a fingerprint scanner which doubled up as a home button and can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds.