OxygenOS 13 on OnePlus with Aquamorphic design, smooth experience and enhanced features

Today, the global tech brand OnePlus is launching OxygenOS 13, its next-generation fast and agile operating system. OxygenOS 13 will be available first on the OnePlus 10 Pro 5G, with Open Beta available for download soon. After that, the update will be introduced on the OnePlus 10T 5G before the end of the year.

Following the OnePlus philosophy of lightweight and functional design, OxygenOS 13 combines an even faster, smoother experience and stable performance with the new Aquamorphic design, inspired by the flow of water. Added to all this is greater convenience, reliability and security, introduced in OxygenOS 13 to improve the quality of digital life.

With OxygenOS 13, we continue to offer our users the features they have always loved, such as fast and smooth experience, performance stability, lightweight design and ease of use.“, he has declared Gary Chen, Head of OS Product. “We’ve also made exciting improvements to better meet users’ needs and lifestyles, offering a comprehensive update that emphasizes personalization and customization, play and connectivity.


To renew the aesthetics of OxygenOS, OnePlus was inspired by the amorphous properties of water, hence the term “aqua”. Like water, the design appears fluid, natural and dynamic. The last part of the word, “morphic”, instead refers to high-tech design, characterized by minimal icons, animations and a variety of shapes and textures.

Smart customization

OxygenOS 13 has a soft, rounded edge design for a more comfortable viewing experience. Every detail of the OxygenOS 13 design was created with a specific purpose, making each element both useful and eye-catching to meet the needs of the user.

Calm vitality

Form and functionality coexist in OxygenOS 13, which enriches the user experience by anticipating every need and making widgets more accessible with a long press.

Smart design

The OxygenOS 13 design colors intelligently change to match the time of day you use the device – the operating system will be brighter in the morning and take on a darker, quieter look after dark.


AI System Booster

OxygenOS 13 harnesses the power of AI System Booster, which takes OnePlus’ smooth and stable performance to an even higher level. Thanks to advanced and intelligent memory management systems, AI System Booster allows you to suspend multiple applications at the same time, allowing you to quickly switch between them for a fast, fluid and uninterrupted experience.

Always-on Display (AOD)

Always-on Display is used to highlight the most important information without having to turn on or unlock the device. OxygenOS 13 offers a wider selection of AODs, ensuring a greater level of customization and allowing you to decide what information to make immediately available. Whether you’re listening to music or creating masterpieces on Canvas or Bitmoji, OxygenOS 13’s AODs make it easy to navigate even on the go.


OxygenOS 13 allows you to optimize the user experience, personalization and connectivity options. Major updates include greater ease of use thanks to Smart Launcher and Sidebar Toolbox features, improved gaming with HyperBoost, quality sound thanks to Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos, Fast Pair and Audio Switch, and the ability to share content with Nearby Share and App Streaming.

Smart Launcher

Smart Launcher lets you access apps faster from folders on the home screen, making them more visible. Apps can be selected and opened without having to open the folder they are contained in, for a fast and smooth experience. Smart Launcher also allows you to quickly and intuitively add widgets to your favorite apps and take advantage of their features right from the home screen.

Sidebar Toolbox

Sidebar Toolbox makes it easy to use the device with one hand. This handy feature provides easy access to all apps and allows you to choose which apps to display in it.

HyperBoost Gaming Engine

OxygenOS 13 improves gaming capabilities on OnePlus devices thanks to the HyperBoost Gaming Engine, designed to deliver a smoother and more stable gaming experience. HyperBoost Gaming Engine features improve gaming performance by reducing frame rate fluctuations and improving device touch response speed.

Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos

For professional audio performance, OxygenOS 13 supports Spatial Audio and delivers high-quality audio wherever you are. With Spatial Audio, you can adjust the direction of the sound in different apps for an enhanced experience. In addition, OxygenOS 13 supports Dolby Atmos, which offers a larger sound field and a more accurate spatial perception of sound. Both Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos ensure greater immersion, whether you’re watching a TV program or a Hollywood blockbuster.

Quick pair

Fast Pair lets you connect your device to supported wireless earbuds and headphones, smart TVs and more in seconds, so you can fully enjoy your content.

Audio Switch

With Audio Switch you can easily switch between audio devices and vice versa. There are no interruptions when switching between headphones, creating a smooth transition.

Nearby share and app streaming

By logging into a single Google account, the Nearby Share feature allows you to transfer content from Android and Windows devices with greater ease and speed for seamless sharing. In addition, thanks to the App Streaming feature, smartphones can stream the contents of their screen to other nearby ChromeOS devices.


OxygenOS 13 protects your data privacy and security by giving you more control over what you share and with which applications. To increase security, OxygenOS 13 automatically reports risky applications and downloads. In addition, the new operating system protects the user’s location even when connecting to a public Wi-Fi network. Finally, Android™ features further strengthen security by controlling notifications and filtering content based on user preferences.

Private safe 2.0

An improved version of Private Safe debuts with OxygenOS 13. This feature protects data, documents and multimedia files in a virtual safe so that they cannot be accessed by other applications.


OxygenOS 13 is coming soon on the OnePlus 10 Proonly to be introduced later this year on the OnePlus 10T.

Other devices that will update to OxygenOS 13 are:

  • Flagship line: OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9R, OnePlus 9RT, OnePlus 10 Pro, OnePlus 10R, OnePlus 10T
  • The North Line: OnePlus Nord 2, OnePlus Nord 2T, OnePlus Nord CE, OnePlus Nord CE 2, OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite

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