As you can see, the OnePlus employee didn't say that the feature will be included in the next major update for sure. Probably the company will be carrying out some tests in the Android P beta and then optimize it for less battery drain once the full release comes out.OnePlus 6 always-on display feature before removed
In the meantime, the developers' team is working on another short-term OS update to squash some officially confirmed bugs. Here's the list:
Most useless feature, wasting battery for nothing, it's like you can't press a button or tap on a screen when you need to check time, come one!
I think they keep dots, but there is a bug and sometimes you have dots next to wifi icon even if there is no other icons :P
The three dots are shown there even there would be space for more icons. It only shows Wifi, mobile, battery ... and the three dots. There would be still available space for at least 4 icons.