Unfortunately, this will not be good news for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T smartphone users. OnePlus officially announced its end-of-life support for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T smartphones. Moreover, we will not get Android 12 and new security updates for Android 11. OnePlus 6 and 6T end their 3-year support and maintenance cycle of these smartphones.
OnePlus have launched these flagship smartphone devices in the 2018 year. Since the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T launched, these devices have received 3 major updates and many security patch updates between 2018 and 2021. OnePlus 6 and 6T has received their last security patch update in November 2021.
You can check the updates installed on your smartphone. To check this, Setting -> System -> System updates.
Hence Android 11 OxygenOS and Version 18.104.22.168 have been the final update of the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T.
If you are using these smartphones, you will not get security patch updates too in the future. But importantly, support and security updates have only stopped. Still, you can use these mobiles without any trouble until any major security vulnerabilities come in Android 11 OxygenOS. If you are looking for frequent security updates and want to try the Android 12 OS, then you should upgrade to the newer models like the OnePlus 7 and higher. OnePlus will officially support Android 12 and security patch updates for OnePlus 7 and higher models.