Among the new features that Google included in the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, was displaying its the latest Android security patch level installed on user’s devices. This is shown on the phone’s settings separate from the other software information and the build number found in the About Phone section. This features is seen on every Android handset that’s been upgraded to Marshmallow.
However, the latest OnePlus X update to OxygenOS 2.2.0 which is based on an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop currently shows the latest security update.Though the smartphone has not yet received its Marshmallow update, like several other companies, the OnePlus manufacturer has taken a forward step to incorporate these monthly security updates to its pre-Marshmallow smartphones.
The OxygenOS 2.2.0 OTA update which is currently rolling out to the OnePlus X handsets, will upgrade the phone to the latest security patch dated January 1, 2016. This means the phone will technically be up to date in terms of security especially with the vulnerabilities discovered in 2015. Seeming a Marshmallow update is also in the works.
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The OnePlus X was released last year, and is the third launch from the OnePlus company right after its OnePlus One and OnePlus 2 counterparts. OnePlus X is primarily a budget phone. Some of its outstanding features include a 5-inched screen display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processing power, a RAM of 3GB and an internal storage of 16GB. Furthermore, it happens to be the only OnePlus device to feature a microSD card slot.
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