OnePlus might launch a Pac-Man-themed device, Special edition Nord 2.
OnePlus Nord 2 has received several software updates, Recently Oneplus rolled out
OxygenOS 11 update for the OnePlus Nord 2 includes the Android security patches for September 2021, optimizations for power consumption in specific scenarios, improved camera HDR performance, and network connectivity optimizations. As per a OnePlus Community forums post, it has the following changelog:
- Reduced power consumption in specific scenarios
- Optimized some texts for the system
- Updated Android security patch to 2021.09
- Fixed known issues and improved stability
- Improved the HDR effect in some shooting scenes
- Optimized network connection stability
Max Jambor has shared a teaser on Twitter suggesting that OnePlus might launch a Pac-Man-themed OnePlus Nord 2.
— Max Jambor (@MaxJmb) October 12, 2021
A teardown of several APKs (via Oxygen Updater) included in the update has revealed new strings that point towards an upcoming Pac-Man-themed device. The company has reportedly added a new lock screen clock theme in the latest OnePlus Launcher release (v5.2.34) with yellow text and the Pac-Man ghost’s eyes.
OnePlus has added a new XML configuration file named default_workspace_5x5_pacman.xml and included the Pac-Man 256 app (package name eu.bandainamcoent.pacman256) to the “OnePlus” folder on the default home screen.
Settings APK also includes new fingerprint drawables with elements from the iconic retro game and a Pac-Man unlock animation.
SystemUI APK also includes new strings hinting at a special Pac-Man Always on Display clock and wireless charging support.
<string name="aod_clock_default_style_pc">aod/aod_layout_0090016.xml</string> <string name="kgd_wireless_pm_charging_anim_name">pm_charge</string> <string name="kgd_wireless_pm_charging_fadein_anim_name">pm_charge_fadein</string> <string name="kgd_wireless_pm_charging_fadeout_anim_name">pm_charge_fadeout</string>
OxygenUpdater also found new strings in the updated calculator APK (v2.0.16), suggesting that the Pac-Man-themed device will have more content related to the game hidden across the stock apps.
<string name="pacman_permission_text">Oops! Nice try. But there’s still more fun PAC-MAN content waiting to be unlocked. Try again when you find it all.</string> <string name="button_ok">OK</string>
It isn’t clear which upcoming OnePlus device will get the Pac-Man treatment. A new string in the Settings APK suggests that it could feature the Snapdragon 778G SoC, making it a mid-range device in the Nord lineup. Will have to wait and watch.
Source : XDA
Mean while here we have latest updates of Oneplus 9 Series :
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