OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro OxygenOS 13 Android 13 based update is official, this is among the first flagship phone to get the update. You can now upgrade your OnePlus 9 series smartphone to the stable Android 13 update. The stable build arrives two months after the open beta build. Everything about the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro Android 13 update can be found here.
Oneplus 9 specs
OnePlus 9 is officially announced on March 23, 2021. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 Octa-core and it comes with 6.55 inches Fluid AMOLED screen. The resolution of the screen is 1080 x 2400 pixels while it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
The sensor includes Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass, color spectrum. The device is pack with 8 GB and 12 GB RAM while the internal storage is 128 GB and 512 GB.
It is pack with 48 MP (wide) + 50 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) with Hasselblad Color Calibration, dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama. On the front, there is a 16 MP (wide).
OnePlus 9 is fueled with a Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery + Fast charging 65W, 1-100% in 29 min (advertised) + Fast wireless charging 15W (EU/NA only) + USB Power Delivery.
OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro OxygenOS 13 android 13 update
OnePlus has officially confirmed the rollout on its community forum and as per the details, the update goes live in all three regions – Europe, India, and North America. The update is seeding with
NE2215_11.F.16 in the NA region,
LE2113_11.F.16 in the EU, and
LE2111_11.F.16 in India on the OnePlus 9.
If you own the Pro model, then you will receive the new build with
LE2125_11.F.16 in NA,
LE2123_11.F.16 in EU, and
LE2121_11.F.16 in India.
The company has mentioned that the upgrade will be available first to those who participated in the open beta program and later pushed to the other users. Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 is a big upgrade for the OnePlus 9 series phones, since it is a big upgrade, it weighs a whopping 4.92GB in size for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro OxygenOS 13 update, I suggest you download it over a WiFi connection.
Talking about the changes, the Android 13 update for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro is seeding with features like
OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro OxygenOS 13 update features
Aquamorphic design elements to the OS,
a new world clock widget for the home screen,
a Quantum Animation Engine 4.0 upgrade,
the ability to create large folders on home screen,
media playback control optimization to the Quick Settings,
new markup tools for screenshot editing, s
idebar toolbox for managing floating window apps,
a number of optimizations for Always-On display,
HyperBoost GPA 4.0 for better gaming performance, and more.
Check out the complete list of changes here.
Adds Aquamorphic Design theme colors for enhanced visual comfort.
Applies the Aquamorphic Design philosophy to animations to make them natural and vivid.
Adds Shadow-Reflective Clock, with shadow simulating the orientation of the sun and moon.
Adds a Home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones.
Upgrades to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with a new behavior recognition feature, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions.
Optimizes UI layers for a clearer and neater visual experience.
Applies real-world physical motions to animations to make them look more natural and intuitive.
Optimizes the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find.
Optimizes fonts for better readability.
Optimizes system icons by using the latest color scheme to make the icons easier to recognize.
Enriches and optimizes illustrations for features by incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements.
Adds Meeting Assistant to enhance the meeting connecting and introduces an option to make notifications more subtle and less distracting.
Adds large folders to the Home screen. You can now open an app in an enlarged folder with just one tap and turn pages in the folder with a swipe.
Adds a new type of Always-On Display that shows live information about music, ride-hailing, and food delivery (Supports only some apps).
Adds media playback control, and optimizes the Quick Settings experience
Adds more markup tools for screenshot editing.
Adds support for adding widgets to the Home screen, making information display more personalized.
Adds Sidebar Toolbox. You can open a floating window inside apps for smooth operation.
Upgrades Doodle in Notes. You can now draw on graphics to take notes more efficiently.
Optimizes Shelf. Swiping down on the Home screen will bring up Shelf by default. You can search content online and on your device.
Optimizes cross-device file transfer, with more file formats and device models supported.
Optimizes Screencast, with cast content automatically adapting to the target screen.
Optimizes earphone connectivity to deliver a more seamless experience.
Optimizes Bitmoji to offer more Always-On Display animations.
Optimizes insight Always-On Display, with more personalized Always-On Display settings available.
Optimizes Portrait Silhouette Always-On Display, with more drawing tools and line colors available.
Security & privacy
Adds an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots. The system can identify and automatically pixelate profile pictures and display names in a chat screenshot to protect your privacy.
Adds regular clearing of clipboard data for privacy protection.
Optimizes Private Safe. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files
Health & Digital wellbeing
Adds Kid Space, providing screen time limit ambient light reminders and Eye-protecting display features.
Upgrades to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios
Now if you own the OnePlus 9 or 9 Pro and want to upgrade to the new software, then you can go to the Software upgrades settings and check if there’s a new update available or not. In case the update is not available yet, you can wait for a few days. OnePlus usually releases major upgrades in a staged manner.
If you are in a hurry, then you can upgrade your phone manually using the OnePlus updater app, then sideload it using the local upgrade method. Before upgrading make sure to take a backup of important data. Also, make sure to charge your smartphone to at least 30%.