SHENZHEN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 11 October 2021 - OPPO today
officially announced the all-new ColorOS 12 operating system for its global
users. Aiming to provide its users a seamless experience that's closer to stock
Android 12, ColorOS 12 introduces an all-new inclusive UI, smoother
performance, and rich features that help boost your everyday productivity as
well as help achieve better work-life balance.
launch, OPPO officially rolls out ColorOS 12 public beta to its global users,
becoming one of the first OEMs to run on Android 12. Coming firstly on Find X3
Pro in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, OPPO plans on expanding to more models
covering more countries and regions in the coming months.
Now a Central Theme
presence across 68 countries, touching the lives of 440 million users around
the world, Inclusivity has been a central theme in the creation of ColorOS 12.
Building on top of OPPO's Infinite Design concept, which is lightweight, clean
and richly and very customizable, the new OS provides a more inclusive
experience and comes packed with softer icons, animations and information
framework that are friendly to different languages and cultures, and an
adaptable framework with different phone formats.
Seamless Experience Powering Greater Productivity
users a smooth, seamless experience has been at the core of OPPO R&D and
Innovation, and the new ColorOS 12 emphasizes on both –comfort and endurance. Thanks
to the long-term code decoupling efforts, ColorOS 12 has made some achievements
in addressing lags and stutters after prolonged usage, especially in
anti-fragmentation and intelligent resource allocation, leading to a low 2.75%
system aging rate in 3 years, an average of 30% lower memory occupation and 20%
lower battery consumption.
to your visual intuitiveness, the Quantum Animation Engine adopts more than 300
improved animations to achieve the animated effects that are lifelike. By
imitating physical habits of resistance, inertia and rebound, the feature makes
the overall experience smoother and more aligned to the cognition and habits of
the human brain so that the experience is more realistic, and intuitive.
features such as PC Connect, 3-Finger Translate powered by Google Lens,
FlexDrop and Phone Manager allow ColorOS 12 users stay productive through
Privacy: Cutting the gimmicks and focusing on the basics
been listening to its user feedback and prioritizing privacy on ColorOS. The
ColorOS 12 not only comes packed with all the improved security and privacy
features from Android 12, including Privacy Dashboards, Approximate Location
Sharing and Microphone and Camera Indicators, which empowers users to be the
masters of their own privacy with clear, visualized menus and buttons; but also
keeping the well-received features developed within the OPPO team, such as
Private System, Private Safe, App Lock and others.
aware that privacy to users is all about keeping transparency, OPPO has been
improving the data compliance through storage and process. With servers
deployed in multiple locations across the world, OPPO guarantees that user data
stay in the nearby servers, which is saved in a non-plain text format and is
transmitted using a proprietary protocol.
privacy certifications from authoritative organizations such as ePrivacy and
ISO27001, the company deploys third-party supervisor in the data security filed
to make sure everyday process compliance.
that's open to the Android developers
the common value of a healthy mutual exchange with our Android partners and
contributing to building a culture of openness and technological exchange to
enhance both platforms, while ColorOS has incorporated many stock Android
features, similarly, ColorOS has inspired the customizable trend in Android 12,
like the Wallpaper-based Theming system in Material You, which you would be
able to find a similar self-developed feature in previous ColorOS editions.
Another fine example of this exchange is the App Cloner from ColorOS that now
features in Android 12.
ColorOS aims to become a more Android developer friendly OS. In addition to the
free camera SDKs covering OPPO's most advantageous camera capabilities –
including Ultra Steady Video Shooting, HDR, Super Wide-Angle, etc., OPPO has
further opened its HyperBoost, Color Vision Enhancement to benefit Android app
developers and enhance the Android ecosystem.
ColorOS 12 Rollout Plan
OPPO will first roll out
ColorOS 12 public beta today in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia on the Find X3
Pro 5G. Rollouts will then continue step-by-step in other countries and on
additional devices through the rest of 2021 and 2022. The company aims to bring
ColorOS 12 to over 110 models with 150 million users.
OPPO's Exclusive Upgrade Policy
For the very first time, OPPO is also announcing a major update policy.
Specifically, for the OPPO devices releasing from 2019 and onwards the company
will guarantee three major Android updates for its flagship Find X Series
devices, and two Android updates for the Reno/F/K and some of the A Series and
a single Android update for the low memory A Series models. Together with four
years of regular security patch updates for the Find X Series, and three years
for the Reno/ F / K/ A Series.