Oppo launches ColorOS 12: news and compatible mobiles

Despite the merger between Oppo and OnePlus, and while we wait for that already confirmed joint operating system that will bring together the fluidity of OxygenOS and the advanced features of ColorOS, Oppo, the most popular brand of BBK Electronics has announced the new layer of customization that will arrive. to a large number of its current models. Is about ColorOS 12. This will work under Android 12 and will integrate features focused on improving the user experience.

As expected, ColorOS 12 includes some of the most notable new features of Android 12. Among them, the new privacy panel. This function, which is present in the system settings, will allow you to easily view what permissions have been used by the applications during the last 24 hours. It will also be possible to adjust some parameters to limit the use of the location, camera or microphone to certain apps. The user can also choose that the applications use an approximate location instead of the exact location. Finally, a badge will be activated in the upper area each time an app or service accesses the camera or microphone.

At the design level, ColorOS 12 presents slight aesthetic changes, such as more minimalist icons, new animations and renewed settings that will allow, among other things, to adjust the tonalities of the screen much more precisely and to the taste of each person.

Oppo bets on entertainment and productivity

ColorOS 12 integrates the popular animated emojis. In this case, called Omojis. They work in a similar way to Apple’s Memojis. The user will have the opportunity to customize their own emoji very precisely, with the possibility of changing the shape of the face, hairstyle, including accessories, etc. These Omojis can be shared through social networks, applied in video calls or set as a profile photo.

Oppo’s new interface also receives significant productivity-related improvements. Among them, a new side menu to access different apps and settings quickly. However, the most interesting new feature in ColorOS 12 is the new multiscreen mode called “Pc Connect”. This feature will allow you to connect an Oppo smartphone to a Windows computer so that the smartphone screen is mirrored on the PC. In this way, the user can have access to the apps or transfer files from their mobile quickly.

What Oppo phones will update to ColorOS 12?

ColorOS 12

Oppo will update a large number of its smartphones to ColorOS 12. The company will start with your flagship, which will receive the new version in December of this year. It will not be until the first half of 2022 when some of the current high-end and mid-range models receive the new version, while in the second half of next year those entry smartphones will update.

Oppo phones that will update in December 2021 Oppo smartphones with ColorOS 12 for the first half of 2022 Oppo Find X3 Lite 5G.Oppo Find X3 Neo 5G.Oppo Find X2 Pro.Oppo Find X2 Neo.Oppo Find X2.Oppo Find X2 Lite. Oppo Reno 6 Pro.Oppo Reno 6.Oppo Reno 4 Pro.Oppo Reno 4 Z.Oppo Reno 4.Oppo Reno 10x Zoom.Oppo A94 5G.Oppo A74 5G.Oppo A73 5G. Oppo phones that will receive ColorOS 12 at the end of 2022 Oppo A74.Oppo A54s.Oppo A53.Oppo A53s.Oppo a16.

It will be possible to check the availability and download the new version of ColorOS 12 through the system settings.