[Update: December 2023 Security Update] OnePlus 8 series gets OxygenOS 12 C.16 with improved battery life

The OnePlus 8 series is getting treated really well this month. The lineup received four software updates. Once again, the company is releasing a new update for the family, including the T-Mobile variant— OnePlus 8OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8T. The update for all the models is based on OxygenOS 12.

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[Update: December 19, 2023]: OnePlus now starting to push an incremental rollout of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 8. This update is already rolling out in the IN region. The firmware version is IN2011_13.1.0.585(EX01) December 2023 Security Updatewith



 • Integrates the December 2023 Android security patch to enhance system security.

[Update: April 29, 2022]: The package made its way to the OnePlus 8T smartphone units in the European and global market via firmware version KB2003_11.C.16.

The Original Story follows below… [April 26, 2022]

The announcement was made through the official OnePlus community forum. According to the post, the latest software update for the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8T is bundled with version number C.16. As of now, the build is rolling out in Europe, while more markets will get a similar version in the coming weeks.

Precisely, for the OnePlus 8, the build arrives on version IN2013_11.C.16, while for the OnePlus 8 Pro, it carries the IN2023_11.C.16 build number. On the other hand, the T-mobile model users will have to look out for firmware version KB2003_11.C.16.

Regarding changes, the package does not inculcate any significant features or modifications. However, it ensures a longer user experience by optimizing the power consumption in some scenarios. Ultimately, improving the battery life experience.

Key updates

  • System
    • [Optimized] the power consumption in some scenarios, improved battery life experience

As always, the latest update is rolling out in batches. The build is hitting the units in a staged manner to a limited number of users today. It will steadily make way for all users after making sure there are no critical bugs. To manually check for the update, navigate to the device’s Settings > Software Updates > Download and Install.

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Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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