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OnePlus will let users disable ‘performance optimizations’ with OxygenOS 12 update

July 26, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro were taken off Geekbench’s benchmark list a couple of weeks ago for their dodgy performance, brought to light by AnandTech’s review of the OP 9 Pro. They discovered that most mainstream apps weren’t able to properly utilize the Snapdragon 888’s powerful Cortex-X1 core and were being assigned power-saving cores instead.

Following the controversy, OnePlus admitted to putting ‘performance optimizations’ in the devices for reduced power consumption. However, the company now says it’ll include a new feature in the upcoming OxygenOS 12 update that will let users disable these optimizations, as noted in the following statement to Android Police:

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