Includes December security patch
OnePlus is gearing up for the OnePlus 11 launch. It’s fun, but the company hasn’t forgotten the software refresh scenario for its midrange portfolio. After releasing a single open beta build based on Android 13 for the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite, his OEM in China is now rolling out his stable OxygenOS 13 update to budget smartphones.
According to numerous user reports on the OnePlus community forums, the first stable build of OxygenOS 13 for the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite has been released in the form of a software version. C.25The OTA is approximately 4.5 GB in size and has the December 2022 Android security patch level.
The full changelog for the update is below.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite OxygenOS 13 Changelog:
- Aquamorphic design
- Add a theme color with an aquamorphic design for better visual comfort.
- Adds a shadow reflection clock, where shadows simulate the orientation of the sun and moon.
- Add a world clock widget on your home screen to show the time in different time zones.
- Upgrade to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0 with new motion recognition capabilities that recognize complex gestures and provide optimized interactions.
- Optimize the UI layer for a cleaner and cleaner visual experience.
- Apply real-world physical movements to your animations to make them look more natural and intuitive.
- Optimize the widget design to make finding information easier and faster.
- Optimize fonts for readability.
- Optimize system icons with modern color schemes to make icons easier to recognize.
- Enrich and optimize functional illustrations by incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements.
- Add large folders to your home screen. You can now open an app in an expanded folder with a single tap, and turn pages in the folder with a swipe.
- Adds media playback controls and optimizes quick settings experience.
- Add markup tools for screenshot editing.
- Adds support for adding widgets to the home screen to make information display more personalized.
- Add a sidebar toolbox. For smoother operation, you can open floating windows within the app.
- Upgrade your notes doodle. You can now draw on graphics to take notes more efficiently.
- Optimize your shelves. Swipe down on the home screen to show the shelf by default. You can search for content online and on your device.
- Security and privacy
- Adds automatic pixelation to chat screenshots. The system can identify and automatically pixelate your profile picture and display name in chat screenshots to protect your privacy.
- Adds periodic clearing of clipboard data for privacy protection.
- Optimize Private Safe. Encrypt all your files with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to enhance the security of your private files.
- Health and Digital Wellbeing
- Add reminders for your distance from your phone, ambient light, and sitting position in Kid Space.
- Add eye comfort to your kid space to protect your child’s eyesight.
- Performance optimization
- Add a Dynamic Computing Engine to improve system speed, stability, battery life, and app experience.
- game experience
- Upgrade to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize frame rates and balance performance and power consumption in key scenarios.
As with all OnePlus updates, the OxygenOS 13 release of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite will be seeded in stages. It should only reach a few random units at first, and reach all users after OnePlus confirms it’s stable enough for a broader rollout.
Download: Stable OxygenOS 13 for OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite
If you don’t want to wait for an OTA update to reach your device, you can download the region-specific flashable ZIP files from the index below and sideload them yourself. For step-by-step instructions, see our tutorial on manually installing the OxygenOS OTA update. We will update this post as builds for other regions become available.
Thanks to XDA Senior Member Some_Random_Username for providing the download link!
sauce: OnePlus Community Forum