ColorOS 7 – OPPO, Realme phone lists, Release Date and features

by Hardik Malhotra

In India, ColorOS 7 has been officially launched as the new custom skin by OPPO on 27. It’s initially unveiled in China last week that the latest ColorOS version is based on the company’s Infinite Design concept which is aimed to interpret the user interface. The update of ColorOS brings the system-wide Dark Mode and is been created to support all the core features of Android10. The interface comes with full icon customization as well as it comprises of weather-adaptive alarm notifications, Artist Wallpaper Project, and sounds by Denmark’s audio design company Epic Sound. Oppo is trying to compete strongly against Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 with its ColorOS 7Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 was launched in India last month.

Officially, Oppo is ready to bring the ColorOS 7 update crosswise over 20 phone models, comprising of the Oppo Reno, Oppo Reno 10, Oppo Reno 10x Zoom, and Oppo Reno 2 and the Oppo Find, Oppo F, Oppo K, Oppo A” series as well. The users would be getting the update by a trial version starting today. Additionally, the update is been planned to reach all the compatible models in the regions of China, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Asia-pacific.

Now ColorOS 7 Update will start reaching Oppo and Realme smartphones. The beta program for the new ColorOS on Realme X2 has been already started on November 27 i.e. Monday, announced by Realme through a press release.

In China, Oppo Reno, Oppo Reno Inspiration Edition, Oppo Reno 10x Zoom, Oppo Reno Barcelona Custom Edition, Oppo Reno Ace, and Oppo Reno Ace Gundam Edition are the devices for which Oppo has already started ColorOS 7 rollout as a fresh update.

Features And Changes

The new ColorOS 7 is based on Oppo’s Infinite Design concept which includes a lightweight visual interface. As per the report it is touted to be the “largest update for ColorOS. Oppo has featured an appreciable update towards the users privacy such as Personal Information Protection that offers the users to protect their information private from the third part apps. Furthermore there are two more major additions in the privacy settings that are “Payment Protection” and “File Protection” options. In an addition the ColorOS 7 brings a Private Safe to transfer photos, videos, audio, and other documents to a secure zone in the storage folder which helps the users to block the access to important content by other apps.

ColorOS 7 Icons

Apart from the above features, many other features have been projected to restrict a user’s personal information. ColorOS 7 is providing the users Smart Sidebar which gives you a space to hold the apps and tools that have been your favorite at the side of the screen. The new ColorOS also comes preloaded with a new Soloop video editing app. For Indian users, the update includes features such as Smart Riding and Riding Mode. 

In ColorOS 7, Oppo has provided a localised feature called DocVault that integrates the government’s DigiLocker which let users to conviniently store their official documents. And pecularly the set of live wallpapers provided in this new ColorOS are dedicated to indian monuments.

Additionally, ColorOS 7 has an enhanced smart Breeno voice assistant, which can accurately push messages according to the pace of life. Also, the new update provides a 2.0 portrait mode, a night mode and a super focused mode with gyroscope algorithm. And few more features are also delivered like new icon packs that can be custom shaped, new sound effects and CachePreload a smarter RAM optimization” which let the apps startup time to be reduced by 40%.

ColorOS 7 Screenshots

These features of ColorOS 7 have been performed majorly by Oppo’s R&D center in Hyderabad that has a team of more than 280 members with a focus on localizing localized features and assisting the global ColorOS team in creating globalized features.

Oppo claims that ColorOS 7 offers an improved touch response by 21.6 percent and an enhanced frame rate by 38 percent when playing intense battle games. You’ll also find various performance enhancements and interface-level tweaks over the existing ColorOS version.

ColorOS 7 Breeno

As per the data shared by Oppo at the ColorOS 7 launch event in New Delhi, ColorOS has over 300 million users globally, reaching more than 140 countries and regions in over 80 languages. There are six research centers where it conceptualizes and designs new ColorOS updates. Oppo also considers India as one of its most important markets.

Roadmap For The ColorOS 7 Rollout

ColorOS 7 Roadmap

ColorOS 7 Upgrade Plan

Oppo Phones

Phase 1 (November 26, 2019)

  • Oppo Reno
  • Reno 10x zoom

Phase 2 (December 2019)

  • Oppo Reno 2
  • Oppo F11
  • Oppo F11 Pro

Phase 3 (Q1, 2020)

Phase 4 (Q2, 2020)

  • Oppo R15
  • Oppo R15 Pro
  • Oppo K3
  • Oppo F7
  • Oppo F9 (F9 Pro)
  • Oppo A9 (2020)
  • Oppo A5 (2020)

Realme Phones

Phase 1 (January 2020)

  • Realme 3 Pro
  • Realme XT

Phase 2 (February 2020)

  • Realme 5 Pro
  • Realme X

Phase 3 (March 2020)

  • Realme X2 Pro

Phase 4 (April 2020)

  • Realme 3
  • Realme 3i

Phase 5 (May 2020)

  • Realme 5
  • Realme 5s

Phase 6 (June 2020)

  • Realme 2 Pro

Phase 7 (Q3, 2020)

  • Realme C2

VERDICT

This is the official confirmed devices list getting the latest ColorOS 7 update based on Android 10. Some of the users might desperately be waiting for the new UI. We will keep updating the list once we get further information from the company. This is what we know so far about the ColorOS 7. If you have anything else to ask? Please do let’s know in below comment section! 

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Hopefully, the next update will be more exciting.