OnePlus starts rolling out Android 14 update to OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite users in India

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OnePlus starts rolling out Android 14 update to OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite users in India

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The update is rolling out to testers of the closed and open beta software first.
  • The new update brings multiple user experience upgrades and visual enhancements to OxygenOS.
  • The update will be rolled out to other regions in “batches.”

While OnePlus’ latest and top-end flagship, the OnePlus Open, remains on the year-old Android OS, the brand’s most affordable smartphone of this year is finally receiving an Android 14 upgrade. OnePlus is now rolling out OxygenOS 14 based on Android 14 to OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite users. Here’s what’s new.

 

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite OxygenOS 14 update changelog

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite’s OxygenOS 14 update has been in closed and open beta testing for a while now. The brand is now rolling out a stable update for those who participated in the testing. General users are expected to get the update a little later but the wait won’t be long.

Here’s all that’s new in OxygenOS 14 update for the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite, as detailed in an official forum post by the brand.

  • Adds Aqua Dynamics, a way of interaction with morphing forms that allows you to view up-to-date information at a glanc]
  • Smart efficiency: Adds File Dock, where you can drag and drop to transfer content between apps and devices.
  • Cross-device connectivity: Improves Clone Phone to allow quicker device verification and data migration. Improves Shelf by adding more widget recommendations.
  • Security and privacy: Improves photo and video-related permission management for safer access by apps.
  • Performance optimization: Adds support for app-specific refresh rates to improve user experience.
  • Aquamorphic Design: Upgrades Aquamorphic Design with a natural, gentle, and clearer color style for a more comfortable color experience. Adds Aquamorphic-themed ringtones and revamps the system notification sounds. Improves system animations by making them even smoother.

The update will reach users in regions other than India in “batches.” Further, a rollback guide is also available in the previously linked forum post in case major bugs affect the user experience. OnePlus previously rolled out Android 14 Update for the  series and the Nord 3 devices. Key Specs

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 | 8 GBProcessor
6.72 inches (17.07 cm)Display
108 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000
  • OnePlus 12 has been facing QC issues as reported by reviewers and early buyers in the brand’s home country.
  • One such consumer posted photos of his new  which showed a bug stuck in the device’s back panel.
  • Reviewers also reported the presence of an unusual gap between the phone’s metal frame and the glass panel.
  • It’s not been long since the has been available for sale in China. With how impressive the device’s price is, Chinese consumers have been rushing to pre-order and get their hands on the brand’s mighty flagship. However, the phone seems to face major quality control issues based on user posts on the Chinese social media site, Weibo.

·        OnePlus 12 buyer finds a bug stuck inside the back panel, OPPO support responds

  • A Weibo user recently postedphotos of their newly-bought  which showed a tiny bug stuck inside the phone’s back panel. This is not the only issue the device has been facing as Chinese reviewers also reported gaps between the metal frame and back glass panel of the device.

OnePlus parent OPPO’s customer service responded to the consumer who posted the photos and apologised for the issues. The team further said that they would help the consumer on an immediate basis. These issues in modern-day smartphones, especially flagships, are quite rare. Poor quality control in glass panel manufacturing could result in issues such as gaps that could harm the device’s durability. As the  12 and  global launches near, we expect the brand to figure out these issues before the global supply of these devices begins; after all, it could otherwise put a significant dent in its value.  also faced specific issues, where the device could not pass bend tests as it developed cracks near the round camera setup with relatively less pressure.

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