The OxygenOS IDEA 2.0 campaign has now officially ended, with features of community-driven software now being whittled down from thousands to just 7, all of which will probably lead to a future third-party skin build.
Although the campaign officially ended on November 6, the final shortlist of features to be confirmed by OnePlus took almost two weeks. Now though, we know exactly what we can expect to be covered in one of the most common Android skins on the market.
OnePlus brought the winners of the IDEAS 2.0 campaign to the Forums to announce and publicly confirm exactly what features would be added to OxygenOS. There will be a total of 7, with some very noteworthy new inclusions planned alongside some more modest daily improvements:
- Add a FPS counter option to Game Space
- Separate volume for each app and allow dual media playback
- Lockscreen Customization
- Wireless file transfer from PC to OnePlus and vice versa
- Power Diet – Save up for a rainy day
- Dark mode to be black instead of grey, or at least option for both
- Partial Screenshot
“None of those features really call out in many ways as must-haves. OxygenOS may end up with new features, but in the earlier rounds, some solid ideas were only tossed out. We would also love to see OnePlus focus on the quality of the camera, or return to the look and feel that it had pre-Android 11 when in just about every area it felt less “ColorOS”.
The IDEAS campaign helped introduce the Always-on Display feature to OxygenOS last year. We’re likely to get some modest new features this time around in a future OxygenOS build that may not necessarily appear as “big” in the grand scheme of things. OnePlus also gives the group the opportunity to pitch new features and concepts for OxygenOS, but credit is given where it is due. If they adopt any, it is only up to the Chinese OEM.