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OnePlus 5 update includes new font, battery fix

by Brandon Russell | August 2, 2017August 2, 2017 6:30 am PDT

That pesky battery drain issue reported by several OnePlus 5 owners may have been fixed.

OnePlus on Tuesday rolled out an update to its latest flagship, and it includes several new additions, optimizations, and bug fixes. One such optimization promises to enhance standby battery performance, which may eliminate the battery issue that reared its head after the recent maintenance update.

The update also features a new OnePlus Slate font and electronic image stabilization for 4K video recording. You can see the entire changelog down below:

New additions:

  • Introducing the all new OnePlus Slate font
  • Added EIS for 4k video recording


  • Updated Android security patch level to 1st July 2017
  • Updated to latest GMS package


  • Wi-Fi connectivity improvements
  • Standby battery enhancements

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed occasional sound leaks in the speakers when using earphones
  • Fixed camera shutter sound bug in silent mode for Indian region
  • Fixed missing sound channels when recording videos

Since the OnePlus 5 hit, the device has experienced its fair share of issues, which is to be expected whenever a new flagship is released. It’s encouraging to see OnePlus continue to refine and improve the OnePlus 5, making an already great device even better.

You can read our OnePlus 5 review below.

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