ColorOS 7 arrives for Oppo Reno2/Z, F11/F11 Pro, A9, and R17 smartphones

ColorOS 7

Oppo has previously published the official roadmap for smartphone models that will receive ColorOS 7 based on Android 10. The deployment has faced a slight delay due to the current epidemic crisis, but it seems that the company is now ready to release the stable ColorOS 7 for certain Global models.

ColorOS 7 stable spotted on different Oppo Global smartphones

The global Oppo smartphones models that started receiving the stable ColorOS 7 update are as follows (next to the name, you will also find the corresponding firmware version).

  • Reno 2 – CPH1907PUEX_11.C.25_1250_ 202004131719
  • Reno Z – CPH1979_C.21
  • F11 -CPH1969EX_11.C.20_1200_202003220037
  • F11-Pro – CPH1969EX_11.C.20_1200_202003220037
  • F11-Pro Avengers – CPH1969EX_11.C.20_1200_202003220037
  • A9 – CPH1969EX_11.C.20_1200_202003220037
  • R17 – CPH1879EX_F.03

ColorOS 7

Some users of these smartphones have started receiving the OTA update, and son it will be deployed to all users. Here is the official changelog of the ColorOS 7 update for these phones:

  • Visuals
    • Brand new borderless design makes visuals more attractive and operation more efficient.
    • Added OPPO Sans as the default font. The new font delivers a refreshing feel and fits well with OPPO’s pursuit of blending beauty and technology.
  • Smart Sidebar
      • Optimised user interfaces and improved one-handed operation.
    • Drag an app out of Smart Sidebar to open it in Split-screen mode.
    • Added two settings: Assistive Ball Opacity and Hide Assistive Ball on Fullscreen App.
    • Optimised the Floating Window feature for more apps.
    • Added a bubble: A bubble is displayed when you open an app in a floating window from the Smart Sidebar. Tap the bubble to collapse and open the app.
  • Screenshot
    • Optimised 3-Finger Screenshot: Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen and swipe your fingers to adjust the screenshot size. Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen and swipe your fingers outwards to capture a long screenshot.
    • Added screenshot settings: You can adjust the position of the screenshot preview floating window and set the screenshot sound.
    • Optimised screenshot preview floating window: After taking a screenshot, drag it up and release to share it, or drag it down and release to take a long screenshot.
  • Navigation Gestures 3.0
    • New gesture: Swipe inward from both sides of the screen and then hold to switch to the previous app.
    • Optimised gestures: All gestures are supported in landscape mode.
  • System
    • Added Dark Mode: Protects your eyes while reducing power consumption.
    • Optimised the Quick Settings user interface for easier one-handed operation.
    • Added Focus Mode: Shields you from outside distractions when you are learning or working.
    • Added all new charging animation.
    • Swipe left or right to ignore banner notifications.
    • Added a pause function for screen recording.
    • Added a floating window and settings for screen recording.
    • New sounds added for file deletion, calculator key touches, and compass pointer.
    • Optimised system pre-loaded ringtones.
    • Added TalkBack floating prompts for Accessibility.
    • Colour Accessibility Mode added to improve the user experience for visually impaired users.
    • New management function for recent tasks: You can view memory information about recent tasks and lock apps.
  • Games
    • Optimised visual interaction for Game Space.
    • Optimised the startup animation for Game Space.
  • Home Screen
    • More live wallpapers.
    • Added Art+ static wallpapers.
    • Customise whether to open Global Search or the notification drawer when swiping down on the Home screen.
    • Customise the size, shape, and style of app icons on the Home screen.
    • Swipe up on the Lock screen to switch unlock methods.
    • Optimised the graphic design of password unlocks to facilitate one-handed operations.
    • Supported live wallpapers on the Lock screen.
    • More screen-off clock styles.
    • Added a simple Home screen mode, featuring larger fonts and icons and a clearer layout.
  • Security
    • Connect your phone to Wi-Fi networks using a random MAC address to avoid targeted ads and protect your privacy.
  • Tools
    • In Quick Settings or Smart Sidebar, you can open Calculator in a floating
    • Added the trim feature in Recordings.
    • The Weather (dynamic) ringtone, which automatically adapts to the current weather.
    • Added weather-adaptive animations in Weather.
  • Camera
    • Optimised the Camera UI for better user experience.
    • Optimised the Timer UI and sound.
  • Photos
    • Optimised the Album UI for a clear hierarchy and quick lookup of photos.
    • Added Album Recommendations that recognises more than 80 different scenes.
  • Communications
    • OPPO Share now supports sharing files with vivo and Xiaomi devices.
    • Optimised the Contacts UI for a more efficient experience.
  • Settings
    • Search Settings now supports fuzzy match and contains a search history.
  • Applications
    • Soloop Video Editor: Create your video with one tap.
    • Added DocVault, an app for easy management and use of your digital ID cards (available only on phones sold in India).
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