Official: OnePlus will give 4 major OxygenOS/Android update and 5 years of security patches

OnePlus is well known for its advancements and innovations with the state “Never settle”, now the company has made one major announcement related to the software update policy. As per the report, OnePlus will now offer 4 major OxygenOS/Android updates and 5 years of security patches.


At an OxygenOS Open Ears Forum in London, the head of OnePlus Software department announces that the selected device launched in 2023 will now support 4 years of major updates and five years of regular security patches. Gary Chen has also confirmed that OxygenOS 13.1 will launch in the first half of 2023.

This is the biggest announcement from the company in the year 2022, the official also stated that the reason behind this change is customer satisfaction. This upgraded software policy will make the user experience more relevant and they will be able to run their device with all excitement.

Here’s what Gary Chen said

  • As a user-oriented company, we do everything we can to enhance user experience. With more users keeping their devices for longer, we want to make sure we can offer that possibility. This new update policy will give users access to the latest security and functional features required to power OnePlus’ signature fast-and-smooth experience throughout the lifetime of the phone.

By offering these four years of OxygenOS/Android updates alongside the five years of regular security patches, the company is trying to fulfill the expectations of the fans. It will also assist users to continue with the same brand without having complaints on their intellect.

As of now, there is no information available on the matter that whether the current flagship device will be eligible for this expanded update schedule or not. But as the story has begun so will get to know more about this in the future, this is also well mentioned that, with this step OnePlus is going to give tough competition to Samsung.