OnePlus 9R Getting OxygenOS Hotfix Update in India With Battery Drain Fix


OnePlus 9R is receiving an OxygenOS update that brings a hotfix for a battery drain issue introduced by the preceding update. The final OxygenOS update for the cheapest smartphone in the OnePlus 9 series was once causing ordinary battery discharge for the smartphone. The OnePlus 9R OxygenOS update was once released in India final month and came bundled with the May 2021 Android security patch along side camera, gallery, and system improvements. OnePlus also recently up to date the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro with the May 2021 security patch via OxygenOS update.

OnePlus 9R changelog

Announcing the hotfix through a post on its Community forum, OnePlus said that it has constant the ordinary battery drainage issue caused by OnePlus 9R’s preceding update. The new OxygenOS update details that smartphone will now have reduced power consumption in particular scenarios. The changelog also mentions fixes for ‘known issues for a better experience’.

OnePlus 9R OxygenOS update size is 106MB
Photo Credit: OnePlus Forum/ @Rahul G S

The hotfix update for OnePlus 9R concerns users who up to date their devices to OxygenOS final month. Despite the fact that you’re going to receive a notification when the update arrives for your device, you’ll be able to manually update eligible handsets by heading to Settings > System > System Updates > Download and install. The update is not bundled with any Android security patch and is 106MB in size, as per a post by a user on the community forum. As usual, the update for OnePlus 9R will be rolled out in an incremental fashion starting with a limited number of users and will have a broader rollout soon.

OnePlus 9R specifications

OnePlus 9R, launched in March 2021, runs OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. The smartphone sports a 6.5-inch full-HD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by a Snapdragon 870 chipset paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.

The quad rear camera on the OnePlus 9R is headlined by 48-megapixel primary sensor. Other sensors include a 16-megapixel wide-angle sensor, a 5-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor. Selfies and video calls are handled by a 16-megapixel sensor. The smartphone packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 65 fast charging.

Is OnePlus 9R old wine in a new bottle — or something more? We discussed this on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Later (starting at 23:00), we talk approximately the new OnePlus Watch. Orbital is to be had on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.

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