Today, Oppo released the global edition of ColorOS 12, its new software skin. ColorOS 12 will be based on Android 12 and will be available later this year on a variety of Oppo phones. The skin was first revealed in China.
ColorOS 12 beta versions for select of Oppo’s devices have also been released, and consumers with these smartphones will be able to try out ColorOS 12 straight immediately. According to Oppo, the latest update includes a redesigned UI (user interface), improved performance, and “functions that promote everyday productivity.”
What’s new about ColorOS 12?
Many of Android 12’s stock features, such as wallpaper-based Material You theming, are included in ColorOS 12. Fresh 3D icons with new animations are also included in the skin. Omoji, Oppo’s application of customised emojis that use your facial data and algorithms to produce a user-specific animated avatar that can subsequently be used in emoticons, has also been introduced.
PC Connect is also included in ColorOS 12, allowing users to easily transfer data between their PCs and their ColorOS 12 device. A new smart sidebar will also assist users with elements such as translation.
According to Oppo, the new skin includes all of Android 12’s security and privacy features, including the new Privacy Dashboard. Microphone and Camera Indicators, as well as approximate location sharing, are offered.
ColorOS 12 is being rolled out by Oppo in a few countries today, including Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. The Reno series will be the first to receive the update in India, starting with the Reno6 Pro 5G, Reno6 Pro Diwali Edition, and Reno6 5G. Other supported models will continue to be released in 2021 and 2022.
ColorOS 12 will be available on which phones?
Oppo has also released a timeline for when all of its smartphones will receive the ColorOS 12 update. The Find X3 Pro 5G will get the update in October 2021, while the Find X2 and Reno 6 series phones will get it in November 2021, according to the graphic.
The Reno 5 Pro 5G, F19 Pro+, and A745G will all receive an update in December 2021. In 2022, the update will be available for the Reno 10X Zoom, Reno 3 Pro, Reno 4 Pro, and a few other F-series and A-series phones.