OPPO begin vanilla Android ROM rollouts with the OPPO Find 7


After announced a few weeks back that it would be supporting its existing ColorOS powered phones with AOSP-like ROMs, OPPO has rolled out the first few vanilla Android ROMs.

OPPO’s calling this the ‘Project Spectrum’.

Clean ROMs for the OPPO Find 7 and the 7a have been made available and can be downloaded by following this link to the OPPO Community Forums. Note that the ROM is still in beta and you may encounter bugs.

OPPO has also put together a demo video explaining Project Spectrum, which you can find here.

Here’s what OPPO think of the project:

Project Spectrum is our new name for the AOSP ROM.

It is a system that is developed to combine the best of ColorOS and Stock Android. It is easy to install, fast, and comes with the most essential ColorOS features:

  1. Our outstanding and updated ColorOS camera application
  2. MaxxAudio
  3. Screen-off gestures, such as double tap to wake

Other than that, it is free of bloatware to keep it as agile as possible.

It is indeed nice to see OPPO offer such features to its users, since the ColorOS ROM can be a little to Chinese for users of their phones outside China.

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34 Comments

  1. Klaus
    November 18, 2015

    … Broke my Oppo Find 7a at Halloween.. It was a great phone! Just bought a LeTV Le 1s that suffers from alot of problems. Next update should fix some of the problems according to LeTV.

    • Sain H
      November 18, 2015

      What kind of problem you have encountered and little review about the le 1s you got

      • Klaus
        November 18, 2015

        Mostly awful battery (especially at standby) one night it drained over 50%. And this with everything off (gps, wifi etc.) Other things I’m not happy with is the camera. But As said here:

        https://translate.google.fi/translate?hl=sv&sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fbbs.letv.com%2Fforum-1202-1.html

        The next update should fix some of these problems. Also looks according to this that there will be a “international version” of the EUI soon.

        Can’t tell you more at this stage, just had the phone for a few days. Other than (hopefully software problems) the build quality is amazing for a 200€ phone.

        • balcobomber25
          November 18, 2015

          Battery drain like that is almost always either a software issue or a rogue app.

        • Sain H
          November 18, 2015

          Yes the battery drain are mostly software optimization but about the camera I’m not so sure about it

          • Lazar Prodanovic
            November 19, 2015

            The camera is much more about software than anything else, & it’s rather complex from programing DSP to optimized algorithms. Things are getting litle better with suport for open Vision & Imagining software lib implementation on licensable IP DSP blocks like those from Tensilica for instance. As with open libs it’s easier to program. Still most manufacturers especially (but not only) Chinese don’t pay much attention to optimize & improve them (algorithms). Best representation of it is the new Huawei Mate 8 with Kirin 950 SoC (it culd have much better video encoding capabilities based on 4K H265 decoding capabilities & cetera).

        • Bility
          November 19, 2015

          Can u please put up the direct link where u saw that there could potentially be an international version of “eui” because I have checked this link below and I can’t seem to find anything regarding this.
          Thanks

          • Klaus
            November 19, 2015

            http://bbs.letv.com/thread-1077001-1.html

            (open it in chrome and translate to english) OTA will come next Wednesday, I downloaded this and it’s an improvement. atleast 15 – 20 % better battery preformance. Haven’t had time to test camera yet, installed the update last night.
            Info on how to flash and everything is found on the same site, just use google translate to translate the page and you will find what you are looking for.

            • Bility
              November 19, 2015

              Hi Klaus,
              That is exactly what I have done and I have scroll down many pages but I just can’t find the particular reference to “International Version of eui” maybe being available at some stage. If u could please just copy and paste the page where u might have seen the reference that will very appreciated.

              Thanks

            • Klaus
              November 19, 2015

              On the link I just provided you it says somewhere in the middle in the “update log” (first page) the following:

              “【system update】
              Added to find the global version and restart the upgrade new reminder”

              I’m not sure what this mean, but I think we will se a “international” version soon as they are launching their products in India and the USA. Could also be a bad translation.. We will have to wait and see. What do make out of this sentence?

              //Klaus

            • Bility
              November 22, 2015

              Hi, did u manage to install the international version yet?

            • Klaus
              November 23, 2015

              Nope, no more news regarding this and what to make out of the translated sentence I provided earlier. Just have to wait an see.

            • Bility
              November 23, 2015

              Yeah I had a look same thing so we just have to wait see what happens

  2. Dante
    November 18, 2015

    All hail lord oppo

  3. balcobomber25
    November 18, 2015

    It can be any worse than Color OS.

  4. Guest
    November 18, 2015

    … Broke my Oppo Find 7a at Halloween.. It was a great phone! Just bought a LeTV Le 1s that suffers from alot of problems. Next update should fix some of the problems according to LeTV.

    • Sain H
      November 18, 2015

      What kind of problem you have encountered and little review about the le 1s you got

    • Guest
      November 18, 2015

      Mostly awful battery (especially at standby) one night it drained over 50%. And this with everything off (gps, wifi etc.) Other things I’m not happy with is the camera. But As said here:

      https://translate.google.fi/translate?hl=sv&sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fbbs.letv.com%2Fforum-1202-1.html

      The next update should fix some of these problems. Also looks according to this that there will be a “international version” of the EUI soon.

      Can’t tell you more at this stage, just had the phone for a few days. Other than (hopefully software problems) the build quality is amazing for a 200€ phone.

    • balcobomber25
      November 18, 2015

      Battery drain like that is almost always either a software issue or a rogue app.

    • Sain H
      November 18, 2015

      Yes the battery drain are mostly software optimization but about the camera I’m not so sure about it

    • Lazar Prodanovic
      November 19, 2015

      The camera is much more about software than anything else, & it’s rather complex from programing DSP to optimized algorithms. Things are getting litle better with suport for open Vision & Imagining software lib implementation on licensable IP DSP blocks like those from Tensilica for instance. As with open libs it’s easier to program. Still most manufacturers especially (but not only) Chinese don’t pay much attention to optimize & improve them (algorithms). Best representation of it is the new Huawei Mate 8 with Kirin 950 SoC (it culd have much better video encoding capabilities based on 4K H265 decoding capabilities & cetera).

    • Bility
      November 19, 2015

      Can u please put up the direct link where u saw that there could potentially be an international version of “eui” because I have checked this link below and I can’t seem to find anything regarding this.
      Thanks

    • Guest
      November 19, 2015

      http://bbs.letv.com/thread-1077001-1.html

      (open it in chrome and translate to english) OTA will come next Wednesday, I downloaded this and it’s an improvement. atleast 15 – 20 % better battery preformance. Haven’t had time to test camera yet, installed the update last night.
      Info on how to flash and everything is found on the same site, just use google translate to translate the page and you will find what you are looking for.

    • Bility
      November 19, 2015

      Hi Klaus,
      That is exactly what I have done and I have scroll down many pages but I just can’t find the particular reference to “International Version of eui” maybe being available at some stage. If u could please just copy and paste the page where u might have seen the reference that will very appreciated.

      Thanks

    • Guest
      November 19, 2015

      On the link I just provided you it says somewhere in the middle in the “update log” (first page) the following:

      “【system update】
      Added to find the global version and restart the upgrade new reminder”

      I’m not sure what this mean, but I think we will se a “international” version soon as they are launching their products in India and the USA. Could also be a bad translation.. We will have to wait and see. What do make out of this sentence?

      //Klaus

    • Bility
      November 22, 2015

      Hi, did u manage to install the international version yet?

    • Guest
      November 23, 2015

      Nope, no more news regarding this and what to make out of the translated sentence I provided earlier. Just have to wait an see.

    • Bility
      November 23, 2015

      Yeah I had a look same thing so we just have to wait see what happens

  5. Dante
    November 18, 2015

    All hail lord oppo

  6. balcobomber25
    November 18, 2015

    It can be any worse than Color OS.

  7. Sam
    November 18, 2015

    Much better than ColorOs

  8. Guest
    November 18, 2015

    Much better than ColorOs

  9. Alexis T
    November 19, 2015

    Yash > Vanilla, u sure ?
    Thread on oppo forum is named “Find 7 Project Spectrum V1.0 Beta – Lollipop 5.1.1”

  10. NextHype
    November 19, 2015

    Yash > Vanilla, u sure ?
    Thread on oppo forum is named “Find 7 Project Spectrum V1.0 Beta – Lollipop 5.1.1”