OnePlus 7 Pro update delivers camera tweaks: Expect better HDR, low light shots

OnePlus 7 Pro shooting a photo at angle

The OnePlus 7 Pro is one of our favorite smartphones of 2019 thus far, even if the camera quality didn’t meet our expectations. Fortunately, the brand is taking action with a new update, delivering several key improvements.

The OnePlus 7 Pro update (Oxygen OS 9.5.4.GM21AA) was spotted on our review unit, and weighs in at just 182MB. In terms of standout tweaks, the firm said it improved photo quality in HDR and low-light scenarios. You can check out the changelog below.


  • Optimized Double Tap To Wake and Ambient Display
  • Optimized audio delay with the Bluetooth headset when playing games
  • General bug fixes and improvements


  • Improved image quality in HDR scenarios
  • Improved image quality in low light
  • Fixed white balance issue in several scenarios
  • Fixed focus issue in several scenarios

The improvements come a few days after the firm pledged to deliver camera-related tweaks, also detailing its testing procedure in the process.

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“Every time when there is a photo sent to us due to negative feedback, our engineers are requested to find the same light condition and object of same color and texture to simulate the photo in order to reproduce the same problem,” a staff member noted on the forum, adding that it received dozens of photos each day.

This OnePlus 7 Pro update also arrives after it emerged that the phone is using a 13MP 2.2x telephoto zoom camera, cropping the image to deliver 3x “lossless” zoom at 8MP.

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Download the colorful new OnePlus 7 Pro wallpapers here

Even though the OnePlus 7 Pro costs less than your typical modern flagship smartphone, you’ll still have to pay at least $669 to pick one up. Instead of paying almost seven Benjamins to get the firm’s latest and greatest, just download the phone’s wallpapers and not pay a dime.

According to XDA-Developers, the OnePlus 7 Pro includes 16 static wallpapers and eight live wallpapers. Most of the wallpapers feature swirling clouds and a glossy combination of colors, with some Fnatic wallpapers also thrown into the mix.

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Keep in mind that the live wallpapers are MP4 files. Some apps can help you set video files as live wallpapers if you’re not using a OnePlus device. If you’re using a OnePlus device, there’s an APK that can natively install live wallpapers if your device is running Android 9 Pie.

Downloading the live wallpapers won’t get you the OnePlus 7 Pro’s pop-up selfie camera, 90Hz OLED display, or three rear cameras. That said, downloading wallpapers is a great way to reinvigorate and spruce up your smartphone experience.

You can grab some of the wallpapers below and grab all of the phone’s static and live wallpapers at the links further below.

Wallpaper from the OnePlus 7 Pro 8
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Wallpaper from the OnePlus 7 Pro 2
Wallpaper from the OnePlus 7 Pro 3
Wallpaper from the OnePlus 7 Pro 4
Wallpaper from the OnePlus 7 Pro 5
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Wallpaper from the OnePlus 7 Pro 7

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