Oppo’s ColorOS 12 is confirmed to release in India on October 11. ColorOS 12 – based on Android 12 – will be launched via an online event that will see it launch globally. The new operating system (OS) was first unveiled globally in September and the company highlighted all the new features that will be included in ColorOS 12 when it launches next week. The Oppo Find X3 series and OnePlus 9 series are the first devices to receive the Android 12 update in open beta.
Oppo has announced that its ColorOS 12 will launch in India on October 11 at 2:30 PM IST. ColorOS 12 will also make its debut in other global markets on this date. During the launch event, the Chinese tech giant will elaborate on the new design, features, performance and rollout timeline of the new ColorOS. The Android 12-based OS will cover over 110 devices and 150 users globally. The launch event will be on YouTube. You can watch it live below:
There is also a new update policy for Oppo smartphones launched after 2019. Oppo will guarantee three major Android updates for the Oppo Find X series, two Android updates for the Oppo Reno and Oppo F-series smartphones, and one major Android update for some of the Oppo A. -series smartphone. Additionally, the Find X series, Reno and F-series smartphones will get four years of regular security patch updates, while the A-series will get three years of regular security patch updates.
Features of ColorOS 12
ColorOS 12 was first announced in September and comes with a slew of new features. It will bring new Quick View cards, a 3D avatar called Omoji, and a bunch of shortcuts. These shortcuts include a single click to switch to a smaller window, a double click to switch to full-screen, and the option to drag corners to adjust the size. In addition, the new Android skin will let users operate the smartphone with a Windows 10 or Windows 11 laptop.
Earlier this week, through a post on Weibo, Oppo and OnePlus announced that the Oppo Find X3 series and OnePlus 9 series smartphones are getting the open beta of ColorOS 12 in China. The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro received a different version of ColorOS 12 – A.11 – while the Oppo Find X3 Pro and Find X3 Pro Mars Exploration Edition received the A.27 version of the update. The vanilla Oppo Find X3 has got the A.28 version of ColorOS 12.