OnePlus re-enables OnePlus 8 Pro's controversial Photochrome filter camera in OxygenOS 10.5.10

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OnePlus temporarily disabled its much controversial Photochrome filter feature on the international units of the OnePlus 8 Pro. However, the company later clarified that it’s an accidental rollout and that the company will re-enable the feature in international units in the coming days.

True to its word, OnePlus has re-enabled the Photochrome filter in OnePlus 8 Pro in the latest OxygenOS 10.5.10 update, which began rolling out a few days ago.

For those who don’t know, OnePlus 8 Pro’s Photochrome filter feature lets you see through thin clothes as well as plastic objects. While the feature makes OnePlus 8 Pro an interesting smartphone, users raised concerns that it will be grossly misused.

You can read the official changelog of OxygenOS 10.5.10 below.

OxygenOS 10.5.10 changelog


  • Optimized the touch and interaction experience
  • Optimized the expanded screenshot user experience for some scenes
  • Optimized the power consumption performance of the system, battery life extended to be longer than ever
  • Optimized the wireless charging stability, providing better user experience (OnePlus 8 Pro only)
  • Optimized the pocket mode to reduce mistouches
  • Optimized the unlocking animation, making the unlock transition smoother
  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.05
  • Updated GMS package to 2020.03


  • Added the “Delete” button in the notification bar of incoming messages
  • Added keyword whitelist option in SMS blocking settings, the messages with the specified keywords will not be blocked


  • Newly added H.265 HEVC codec to reduce video storage size seamlessly, capture and shoot more without compromising on quality
  • Added auto ultra-wide-angle lens feature when shooting at close range to improve picture quality of edges (OnePlus 8 Pro only)
  • Optimized the click animation for camera shutter, boosting the smoothness of photo-taking experience
  • Improved the shooting experience with camera and improved stability


  • Network improvements for Europe Operators implemented (EU builds only)
  • Improved the stability of communication
  • Improved the performance and stability of Wi-Fi transfers
  • Optimized network latency for online games and improved the smoothness

Game Space

  • Added Epic Games in Game Space. With one-step installation, check out Fortnite and many other Epic Games, all from Game Space (Indian builds only)

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