OnePlus 5 Face Unlock update

One of the more interesting controversies in the smartphone industry last year was the decision by OnePlus to launch an updated version of the OnePlus 5 just six months after its initial release. The OnePlus 5T isn't a dramatic upgrade, but with its sleeker, all-screen design, some of the company's loyal early adopters were understandably disappointed that they had opted for the OnePlus 5 before they knew a better version would be right around the corner.

Unfortunately, there's no way for OnePlus to swap out the front panel of everyone's OnePlus 5 with that of a OnePlus 5T, but the good news it that OnePlus 5 owners are getting one of the 5T's exclusive features. On Sunday, OnePlus rolled out a new OxygenOS beta that brings Face Unlock functionality to the original OnePlus 5.

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The OnePlus 5T’s Face ID rival was just added to the OnePlus’s previous-gen phone originally appeared on on Mon, 1 Jan 2018 at 20:03:43 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.