Right now OnePlus has not announced the timeframe for the Android 9.0 Pie update for its compatible devices, while the old models are hard to get the Pie update. Here comes the good news for the owners of OnePlus 5.
Android 9.0 Pie GSI update is now available for the OnePlus 5, unofficially though via porting. The Android 9 Pie has only been out for 2 weeks now and OnePlus 5 gets Android Open Source Project (AOSP) Android Pie ports. It was shared on XDA Forum.
The OnePlus 5 was unveiled in June 2017. It is a flagship device and features high-end specifications.
Specifications, Features of OnePlus 5
- Display: 5.5-inch with a resolution of 1920 x 1080
- Software: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- Processor: Snapdragon 835
- RAM: 6GB or 8GB of RAM.
- Storage: 64/128GB.
- Battery: 3300 mAh
This unofficial Android Pie build for the OnePlus 5 seems to be working fine except a couple a couple of missing features like NFC and VoLTE.
What’s working :
- RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)
- Video Playback
- Alert Slider
- Hardware encryption
- Volte (Outgoing doesn’t work)
How to Install Android 9.0 Pie update on OnePlus 5
You can visit the original thread (source below) for the download links and the instructions to install Android 9.0 Pie update on OnePlus 5.