OnePlus 5T Overseas Edition Gets Navigating Gestures

After Apple launched its bezel-less iPhoneX, its Face ID and total gesture control have been well-received among users. Adding total gesture controls to their flagship bezel-less products, is an important step for Chinese mobile phone manufacturers. It will offer users a more complete and convenient  experience.

Gesture Control

After Xiaomi added the gesture control support to the new MIUI 9 OS, OnePlus also added gesture functions to its OnePlus 5T.

OnePlus added gesture controls and other functions to the 5T overseas edition new Android 8.0 system. From the released videos, the navigation is smooth. And it is easy to go back to the homepage or operate multiple tasks. Testers said the current testing version needs further optimization when going back, since gestures sometimes fail to trigger a reaction.

iOS and Android operate out of different ways. So the gesture controls for iPhone X are not suitable for all Android phones. But gestures are an effective way to improve user experience. Physical buttons will gradually disappear from phones. We expect to see more smooth and convenient gestures developed by Chinese mobile phone manufacturers.

This article originally appeared in TechWeb and was translated by Pandaily.