A lot of smartphone companies has their version of the Android OS for their devices. It is especially common among Chinese manufacturers. Oppo’s very own ColorOS is quite common among the Indian masses. Now every year the manufacturers keep on tweaking their software interaction, and now the newer version of ColorOS will also come with a lot of new features. So let’s take a look at what the new ColorOS 7 has on offer for us.
ColorOS 7 Based on Android 10
After Android 10 launch, ColorOS 7 is under development. So every Oppo and realme device user is patiently waiting for the new Android features. Android 10 is already pushed out by some manufacturers for their flagship devices. This includes Xiaomi’s MIUI 11, OnePlus’s Oxygen OS 10, Samsung’s OneUI 2.0, Black Shark’s JoyUI 11 and so on. So the ColorOS 7 is a way for Oppo to join this league as it will be their take on Android 10.
Best Features in ColorOS 7
Now Realme team has finally published an article on their website giving us a hint as to what we can expect in the new ColorOS 7 over ColorOS 6. The list of features may include
- Dark mode.
- Focus mode.
- Control Center.
- Camera interaction optimization.
- Camera time watermark.
- File Management adds the Recent view.
- The automatic flow correction function.
- Cloud Disk for storing documents, videos, audio etc.
- Random MAC Address to connect to WiFi, blocks targeted advertisements.
- Game with Voice Changer Function.
- Shortcuts for Dual Card Network Switching.
- Increase Power Consumption Graph.
Hopefully, a lot of it is implemented on their new version. As of now though, nothing is certain. We will have a clear idea after the official release. However, ahead of the official announcement, ColorOS 7 user interface has leaked online via Weibo which give us an idea of what upcoming custom skin will look like.
We can see new charging, new transition animations, redesigned icons and the notifications bar. There won’t be an app drawer and all the applications are available on the home screen. Other features include floating apps and quick tools placed at the right corner of the device.
When will ColorOS 7 be Released?
The next-generation custom skin ColorOS 7 will be announced officially on November 20 at an event in Beijing, China. For India, the company has sent media invites for a launch event on November 26 which will be held in Delhi where they will unveil ColorOS 7.
As of now only the flagship Reno series from Oppo has received the latest update for beta testing of the ColorOS 7. Based on the feedback of the Reno customers, the company R&D team will work together with them to make the final tweaks on the OS. After that, we will see the other Oppo and Realme devices receiving the update.
The stable version of the ColorOS 7 will start rolling out from 2020. And as per the details revealed, we will see a complete release by the end of Q3 of 2020.
The company has officially revealed the Android 10 schedule for China through its official community website.
Q1, 2020: The Realme X, Realme X Youth Edition, and Realme Q (Known as Realme 5 Pro in India) are the first batch to taste the latest Android 10.
Q2, 2020: The Realme X2 and Realme X2 Pro are included in the second batch.
List of Oppo or Realme Phones Getting ColorOS 7 Update
The below Android 10 update roadmap for Oppo and Realme phones is prepared based on trusted reports.
|December 2019||Oppo Reno 2|
|Q1 2020||Oppo Reno 2F|
Oppo Reno 2Z
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
Oppo Find X
Oppo RX17 Pro
Oppo R17 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 3 Pro
|Q2 2020||Realme 3|
Realme X2 Pro
|Q3 2020||Realme 2 Pro|