ColorOS 12 is finally here. Based on Android 12, Oppo finally announced the much-anticipated Android version with a tonne of features. Oppo hasn’t followed Material You design here and instead, it opts for an acrylic icon that looks more natural.
Oppo said that it has improved more than 300 animations across the ColorOS 12 U that now follows a physically-accurate animations thanks to the new Quantum Animation Engine 3.0 Features like widget-like cards, Quick Glance cards, and others are available as well.
ColorOS 12 brings on-board Smart Sidebar 2.0 that works similar to Samsung’s Edge Panel giving you contextual tools and features. With ColorOS 12, you can connect to computers with Windows 10 allowing you to seamlessly stream the phone’s screen on the PC. Viewing notifications, sharing files using simple drag-and-drop features and more are available at a fingertip.
Oppo introduces Omoji, a personalized 3D avatar that users can create. As it goes without saying, it works similar to Apple’s Bitmoji and uses 20,000 markers to pen out expressions that you can use during video calls or take photos and more.
A screen-sharing feature enables you to guide people who aren’t that tech-savvy without holding their phone physically. According to the stats posted by Oppo, the ColorOS 12 reduces RAM usage by 30 percent at the max while the power usage has been reduced by up to 20 percent as well as increased battery life by up to 12 percent.
In fact, Oppo has maintained that it has optimized ColorOS 12 to prevent extreme degradation of read and write performance with just a 5 percent or less reduction over 3 years of usage. ColorOS 12 retains many features from Android 12 such as floating windows, privacy indicators, improved permissions module and so on.
List of Devices that will get Android 12-powered ColorOS 12 Public Beta in China
With the announcement of Android 12-powered ColorOS 12, Oppo has also released an official timeline of devices that will get the first public beta in China. Note that the list includes OnePlus phones too as OxygenOS has merged with ColorOS earlier this year and thus, can be regarded as one property.
Schedule for Early October 2021
- Oppo Find X3 / X3 Pro / X3 Pro Mars Exploration Edition
- OnePlus 9 5G / 9 Pro 5G
Schedule for November 2021
- Oppo Find X2 / X2 League of Legends S10 Limited Edition
- Oppo X2 Pro / X2 Pro
- Oppo Reno6 5G / Reno6 Pro 5G
- Oppo Reno6 Pro+ 5G / Pro+ 5G Detective Conan Limited Edition
Schedule for December 2021
- Oppo Ace2 / Ace2 EVA Limited Edition
- Oppo Reno5 5G / Reno5 K 5G
- Oppo Reno5 Pro
- Oppo Reno5 Pro+ 5G / 5 Pro+ Artist Limited Edition 5G
- Oppo K9 5G
- Oppo A95 5G
- Oppo A93 5G
Schedule for First Half of 2022
- OnePlus 9R 5G
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus 8 / 8 Pro
- OnePlus 7T / 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7 / 7 Pro
- Oppo Reno Ace / Ace Gundam Edition
- Reno 10X Zoom
- Reno Barcelona Custom Edition
- Reno4 5G / Reno4 SE 5G
- Reno4 Pro 5G / Summer Custom Edition / Artist Limited Edition
- Reno3 Pro 5G / Classic Blue Custom Edition
- Reno3 5G / Vitality Version
- Oppo K9 Pro 5G
- Oppo K7 / K7x
- Oppo A93s 5G
- Oppo A92s 5G
- Oppo A72 5G
- Oppo A55 5G
- Oppo A53 5G
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