These OPPO phones will get ColorOS 7.0 soon: check if your phone is one of them

OPPO Find X, R17 and Reno 2Z are some of the phones due to receive the ColorOS 7.0 update

Highlights
  • 11 Oppo phones will be getting the ColorOS 7.0 update soon
  • These are for Oppo users in China only and there is no word yet on a global release
  • ColorOS 7.0 is based on Android 10

OPPO’s ColorOS 7.0 custom software based on Android 10 has been shipped on some OPPO phones out of the box since the start of 2020. The company has also released the update to some earlier smartphones as well has part of a staged roll out. Now, OPPO has released a new list of smartphones that will soon be receiving the ColorOS 7.0 update and it includes smartphones that were announced as far back as 2018. The list by OPPO, announced on Weibo, includes smartphones like OPPO Find X, OPPO R17 and OPPO Reno 2Z, among others. Check out the table below to see if your Oppo smartphone is getting the update or not.

ModelRelease dateBuild number
Find XApril 13F.06
Find X Lamborghini EditionApril 13F.06
Find X Super Flash EditionApril 13F.06
Reno2April 17C.11
R17April 20F.10
R17 New Year AdditionApril 20F.10
R17 ProApril 20F.05
R17 Pro New Year EditionApril 20F.05
R17 Pro King of Glory EditionApril 20F.05
Reno ZApril 20C.14
Reno2 ZApril 25C.12


The ColorOS 7.0 release, however, has only been announced for OPPO users in China for now. If you are a user in India, you might have to wait slightly longer for the update to hit your device. For China users, you can check for the latest ColorOS 7.0 update by heading to the Settings > Software Update menu after the above mentioned release date.

ColorOS 7.0 brings an enhanced system-wide dark theme that is claimed to reduce the overall power consumption by 38 percent for OLED Oppo phones. There are also new system icons that are more comfortable and simplistic, and it also supports icon customisation as well. It adds new alarm notification sounds that are weather-adaptive and sounds by Denmark’s audio design company Epic Sound. The UI brings the new gesture to take a screenshot — long-press with three fingers to take a screenshot in the selected area.

OPPO’s ColorOS 7 has a new Personal Information Protection option that protects the user’s personal information from third-party apps. It also added Payment protection and File protection options in the Privacy settings. There’s also a new Smart Sidebar feature that lets users pin their favourite apps and tools at the side of the screen to launch them quickly.