If you’ve bought an OnePlus X, unfortunately, you’ll be stuck with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop a little longer. However, Oxygen OS, which runs on top of Android, has just been updated to version 2.2.2 and it comes with many bug fixes, improvements and other changes. Hopefully, Marshmallow will arrive soon, because the OnePlus team is currently working on making this possible.
According to the changelog, the Oxygen OS 2.2.2 update brings general improvements and bug fixes, July security patches, fixes for the screen rotation issue, network operator selection issue, default SIM card selection issue, the camera was upgraded to version 1.4 UI and its frame rate performance has been improved, Swiftkey was upgraded to version 6.3.3, carrier name mapping was upgraded as well and there was added a trusted face unlock security option.
OnePlus X users should receive the update over-the-air in the next days, but if they’re impatient, they can manually check for it by heading to Settings > About phone > System update > Check for update to check manually. The installation file has a size of around 325 MB and according to an OnePlus forum user, “Even if these builds were made out of MM there would have been a lot of bugs so wait – hopefully they will release a stable build of MM 6.0.1 for OPX soon.”
The smartphone was released in November 2015, being slightly weaker than the OnePlus One and having a different design, as the Sandstone Black texture was replaced with Onyx, Ceramic and Champagne variants. The OnePlus X is also smaller, featuring a 5-inch AMOLED display with as Full HD resolution at 441 ppi, it has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset and Quad-core Krait 400 processor as the OnePlus One, but with a lower clock speed of 2.3GHz. It supports 3GB of RAM and has a primary camera of 13MP with features such as phase detection autofocus and LED flash, while the secondary camera is 8MP and perfect for selfies. As for the battery, it’s relatively small at 2525 mAh, but it does its job perfectly.