OnePlus had recently announced that they will be pushing in OnePlus Scout features in new Oxygen OS updates. But the important thing to notice about this is “What is OnePlus scout Feature”? There has been many speculation about the menu size on OnePlus devices, they tend to grow bigger with addition of apps. They usually do not group them under a common useability structure and hence it makes it difficult for users to search them via scroll.
So they made a search option on the top of the menu bar, letting user search for the apps and opening it in two clicks. But still it takes time, so they desgined this new feature to minimize the clicks to search for an item. Usually they did push this in their beta version and is available in laboratory option for beta users.
The main question regarding this update is how will it minimize the clicks to search for an item? It is usually a universal search that searches the item from every installed application and settings inside the phone and displays it on the main screen. Usually, this will reduce the time and helps user to find the desired result even quicker.
This feature comes out from the Research and Development wing in Hyderabad, India. The OnePlus scout feature also searches you In-app data library for movies, songs, maps, locations and much more. So in all this assistant enable you to move around quicker in terms of searches and results. Apart from searching for contact and data library inside apps it also allows the user to search the internet for quick calculation results, latest happening and even weather updates. Another best thing about this feature is that it also takes input from your microphone for typeless search.
While speaking on the release Ramagopala Reddy, Vice President for R&D, OnePlus India, did mention:-
“Since the inception of the OnePlus R&D Centre in Hyderabad, OnePlus Scout is one of the key projects that have been developed entirely out of the Indian centre, exclusively piloted for Indian OnePlus users. In line with our burdenless philosophy when it comes to both hardware and software of our products, we are confident that the OnePlus Scout will improve our user’s experience slashing seconds off the time spent searching for anything on your device.”
Apart from these features many RAM optimization techniques have also been integrated into the new Oxygen OS11 updated which will surely make the user experience faster and convenient. Many users tend to buy OnePlus phone due to the comfort of gameplay, so keeping these users in mind the new technique for RAM optimization will be pushed in during updates.
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