ColorOS 12 Global is official: here is the new Oppo Android skin

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ColorOS 12 debuted last month in China, making significant changes to the Android operating system. Roughly speaking, this update matches that of Android 12. This means that upon receipt of the packet (we will see later the official list of devices that will update to ColorOS 12) the same devices will be updated to Android 12. But let's not waste time and see what the news is.

ColorOS 12 by Oppo is official: the company today presented the brand new Android skin and announced the official list of smartphones that will receive it


Rethinking the look of the system, the designers Oppo they tried to achieve lightness and simplicity. The key design features of ColorOS 12 are inclusiveness e Minimalism. The icons have received an organic design and now "connect the virtual world with the real". This also applies to animations: le transitions and interactions with objects are become natural and fluid. The layout of the information on the screen is also completely new: it is easy to recognize important and unimportant elements.

coloros 12 official: all the features of the oppo android skin

According to Oppo, users in Asian and Western countries want to see the structure of text and other system components differently. So, in the current ColorOS 12, the brand tried to maintaining a balance between the preferences of the different regions. In addition, the skin has been optimized in various form factors, including flexible smartphones.

oppo presents 3d icons with 12 coloros

Continuing the theme of inclusiveness, the brand showed a special feature for people with color blindness: Color Vision Enhancement. This function allows you to enhance and adjust the color gamut of the display for different types of colorblindness. Later in version 12.1, they will introduce Omoji, or animated stickers with the ability to create a personal avatar. Omoji offers over 200 customization options, so it's easy to customize your character.


ColorOS 12 has improved memory defragmentation. Even years after launch, the firmware will work stably and the drive wear rate will be less than 5%. The resource management system has also been improved. The twelfth version of the shell occupies the 30% less space on the unit compared to the previous one. Battery life has also been pumped up, with a increase of 12%

coloros 12: here is the performance of the oppo smartphones

There is also an integration between smartphone and a PC. Using the utility PC Connect, we can transmit images from our smartphone, drag and drop files, copy text and answer calls directly from Windows. This novelty, however, will be implemented in ColorOS 12.1

, which will be released in early 2022.

We will also be able to resize the window in picture-in-picture mode. For gamers, there is also a floating button on top of all programs, which will allow you to quickly return to the game from any application. Also the utility for the device management and waste cleaning is all new and the browser now has a built-in sidebar for quickly translating web pages into any language.

Integration with Android 12

According to Oppo, the brand tried to bring the new ColorOS 12 as close as possible to a pure Android operating system so that the system remained simple and familiar to most users. To this end, the key applications and services of Google (Lens, Messages and Phone) are present in the skin.

google apps are present in the new oppo skin

Clearly the behemoth has left some of the proprietary software in order not to overload the operating system. It has added a Google sidebar to the desktop - when we swipe right, we'll get to the main page of the search utility with a news feed. The developers also took care of theintegration of all important functions of Android 12. The privacy panel, the indicators for accessing the camera and microphone, the ability to share the approximate location - all this and much more is available in ColorOS 12.

Updates Policy

In terms of update policy, Oppo promises monthly security patches for the flagship Find X series. For Reno, F series, A series, AX series and K series, the updates are expected to be released quarterly.

official oppo list which will be updated to coloros 12

Smartphones Oppo Find X3 Pro 5G will receive the update to ColorOS 12 on 11 October. ColorOS 12 will be launched for the Find X2 and Reno 6 lines starting in November and the Reno 5, F and A series will receive it in December. Additionally, the update will be rolled out among the remaining smartphones for the whole 2022. In the final phase, the update will cover around a third of all active Oppo users and more than 110 device models.

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as of 18 October 2021 03:18
Last update of the 18 October 2021 03: 18

Source | Oppo

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