Oppo Android 12 (ColorOS 12) Update: Beta, Release Date, Top Features, and Eligible Device

Oppo has lately done a decent job with software updates. This BBK owned company has impressively conducted its Android 11 rollout last year. And we expect the same with this year’s Android 12 based ColorOS 12.

The Android 12 is already out for Pixels and Oppo should be busy making its own customized skin based on this OS. Looking at the last year’s version, the Oppo users might have pretty high expectations from the ColorOS 12 this time.

After serving the Pixels with the latest Android OS, Google then offers it to other OEMs running their custom skins based on Android. The same will go with the Android 12 as well. And Oppo, being one such third-party OEM will introduce its newest generation software, the ColorOS 12 this fall.

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Here we have gathered all the important information about the ColorOS 12 including its top features, release date, eligible devices, beta releases, and more.

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ColorOS 12 Release Date:

Once the Android 12 is officially announced, the other OEM working on Android begin their preparations to introduce their custom skin based on this OS. As for the Oppo users, the ColorOS 12 will be incoming this fall on the top of Android 12.

As usual, we can expect the ColorOS 12 somewhere around September and soon after that the top models of Oppo will begin their beta program, followed by others.

Update 5: September 16, 2021 | ColorOS 12 Android 12 rollout plan/roadmap for Oppo and OnePlus 

At the time of announcing ColorOS 12, Oppo also revealed the roadmap of when the eligible devices will receive the Android 12 based updates. Oppo’s rollout plan consists of the OnePlus, realme, and a hefty list of its own devices. Check here for more details.

Update 5: October 04, 2021 | ColorOS 12  global launch event set for October 11

Oppo officially announced that it’s Android 12 based ColorOS 12 will be launched on October 11 for global users. The company has set 9 AM GMT time for the launch. So, stay tuned.

Update 4: September 13, 2021 | ColorOS 12 launch set for September 16

Oppo’s Android 12 based ColorOS 12 update is coming on September 16, the company officially announced on its Weibo account.

Update 3: September 07, 2021 | ColorOS 12 (Android 12) will be officially launched in mid or late September

Oppo has shared a teaser of its upcoming ColorOS 12 on the Weibo account. It reveals that this Android 12 based ColorOS version will be officially unveiled in the mid or at the end of September. However, the company did not reveal the actual release date. Read more

Update 2: September 06, 2021 | ColorOS 12 official announcement will be tomorrow

Oppo will reveal its upcoming Android 12 based ColorOS update tomorrow. The company has posted on its Weibo account saying ‘I understand everything I understand, and I will talk about it in detail tomorrow.’ Along with the ColorOS image posted.

This suggests that the Chinese phone maker will reveal something about its new Android 12 version of ColorOS tomorrow. Although, there isn’t much shared by the firm over the content of tomorrow’s announcement.

Update 1: August 26, 2021 | ColorOS 12 release date revealed by Oppo’s AI assistant

Oppo’s own AI assistant well known as Breeno reveals the release date of ColorOS 12. As per the info, the next ColorOS version based on Android 12 will be officially revealed on September 13 at 3:00. Know more

ColorOS 12 Early Access/Beta/Stable release:

Oppo will begin the ColorOS 12 journey with the beta updates after this Android 12-based UI goes official. The beta program will be available for the topmost devices which are probably the Oppo Find X3 and Find X3 Pro.

Update 22: July 26

Oppo released the stable ColorOS 12 based on the Android 12 update for the Oppo A55s 5G phone in Japan at the moment with version A.16. Read more

Update 21: July 24

The stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 has started rolling out for Reno 7 Z and F21 Pro phones in India and Indonesia at the moment. Read more

Oppo has started kicking off the stable Android 12-based ColorOS 12 update for the A16 and A55 phones. The update is said to be live in India & Indonesia currently. Read more

Update 20: July 19

Oppo finally started rolling out the stable Android 12 based on ColorOS 12 update for the Oppo Find X5 Lite smartphone. The major update appears to be kicking off in India at the moment and will see a wider rollout soon. Read more

Update 19: July 1

Oppo has started rolling out the stable ColorOS 12-based Android 12 update for the Oppo A76 and Oppo Reno 10X smartphones in India currently. for more detail click here

ColorOS 12 public beta is now live for OPPO A16, and A55 smartphones in India, the interested users can enroll ColorOS 12 beta update. Read more

Update 18: June 16

Oppo released the stable ColorOS 12 based on the Android 12 update for the Oppo Reno7 and K10 phones in India at the moment. Read more

Update 17: May 30

The Oppo A53 has started getting the stable ColorOS 12 based on the Android 12 update in India with version F.07.

Stable Android 12-based ColorOS 12 introduce a new UI design, a Material You look, new wallpapers, Privacy Dashboard, camera and microphone indicators, Screen Translate, Background Stream Canvas AOD, and more. Read more

 Update 16: May 27

Oppo recently kicked off the ColorOS 12 beta version for the Reno3 & Reno3 Pro. Now, the company has started rolling out the stable version of ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 with version F.30. Read more

Update 15: May 26

Oppo has started rolling out the stable ColorOS 12 based Android 12 update for the Oppo A73 and Oppo F17 smartphone in India and Vietnam currently. for more detail click here

Update 14: May 24

OPPO started kicking off the Android 12 based stable ColorOS 12 version for the OPPO F19, F19s smartphone. The major update is currently taking place in India. Read more

The Oppo A74 and A95 also joins the Android 12 based ColorOS 12 party in Indonesia currently. Read more

Update 13: April 20

The stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update is now live for OPPO A53s in India. The smartphone users can apply for it. Read more

ColorOS 12 public beta is now live for OPPO A53 smartphone in India, the interested users can enroll ColorOS 12 beta update in the A53 model. Read more

Update 12: April 11

OPPO has started releasing ColorOS 12 beta for the OPPO A73 device in Vietnam at present, the beta update will soon expand to other regions. Read more

ColorOS 12 public beta is now live for OPPO F17 smartphone in India, the interested users can enroll ColorOS 12 beta update in the F17 model. Read more

Update 11: April 05 

OPPO started kicking off first Android 12 based ColorOS 12 Beta version for the OPPO F19 smartphone. The beta program is currently taking place in India. Read more

OPPO also releasing ColorOS 12 beta version for OPPO A74 model in Indonesia currently, the beta update will soon expand to other regions. Read more

Update 10: March 30 

The company released stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update for the OPPO Reno 3 Pro 5G smartphone in China, the interested users can apply for it. Read more

The stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update is now live for OPPO Reno 7 Pro in India. The smartphone users can apply for it. Read more

Update 9: March 21

OPPO started rolling out stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update for Oppo Reno 4 Pro, OPPO K9 Pro, OPPO Reno 4 SE smartphones in China. Read more

Update 8: March 16

OPPO announced ColorOS 12 Public beta testing for the OPPO A55 5G smartphone. The early access program for the smartphone is live in China. Read more

Update 7: March 15

OPPO A53 5G getting the stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update. The update appears to be rolling out in India. Read more

Update 6: February 30 

The ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 is currently rolling out in China for Reno5 K 5G, K9 5G, A93 5G, and A72 5G smartphones.

Update 5: January 19 

Oppo after rolling out ColorOS 12 beta update for OPPO Reno 5, Reno 5 Pro 5G the company is now started rolling out stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update. Read more

Update 4: January 17

Oppo Reno6z 5G, OPPO A73, and OPPO F19 Pro+ is now started getting stable ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 update with version C.14, C.06. Read more

Update 3: November 21

Oppo released the first-ever Android 12 based ColorOS 12 Open Beta (1, 2, 3) update for Oppo Reno6 series in China and India. Owners of the following models can now test the beta in China and India.

  • OPPO Reno6 Pro 5G
  • OPPO Reno6 Pro 5G Diwali Edition
  • OPPO Reno6 Pro+ 5G
  • OPPO Reno6 Pro+ 5G Detective Conan Limited Edition

Update 2: October 11 

Oppo announced global ColorOS 12 and the company also revealed beta roadmap of its Android 12 based custom skin. For more info, head here.

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Update 1: September 16 | Early Access registrations for Oppo Find X3 and OnePlus 9

Oppo announces the ColorOS 12 early access program for Find X3 and OnePlus 9 series devices in China. The users can now register for testing the newest Android 12 version on their devices. Check the details here.

ColorOS 12 Top Features:

The ColorOS 12 will bring in several major changes to your existing UI. This upcoming version is expected to adopt the functionalities of other UIs such as the HarmonyOS of Huawei and OnePlus HydrogenOS.

It will be featuring the cross-device file transfer, which is called Multiscreen collaboration in the HarmonyOS 2.0. This feature allows you to share your screen content with other devices for ease of use.

Moreover, the brand new UI for several native applications and the parts of the home screen could be the part of ColorOS 12. And after all the Android 12 will have a major part in this version of ColorOS.

  • ColorOS cross-device file transfer
  • Clipboard sharing
  • Image sync

There will be more features coming, once the beta goes live.

Update 1: September 07, 2021 | ColorOS 12 wallpapers are already available to download officially!

Along with the hint for the release date, Oppo has also shared some wallpapers that will be part of ColorOS 12. The users can try these wallpaper on any of the Android smartphones. Download link

ColorOS 12 Eligible Devices:

Oppo Find X series

  • Oppo Find X3 Pro
  • Oppo Find X3
  • Oppo Find X3 Neo
  • Oppo Find X3 Lite
  • Oppo Find X2
  • Oppo Find X2 Neo
  • Oppo Find X2 Lite
  • Oppo Find X2 Pro

Oppo F series

  • Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G
  • Oppo F19 Pro
  • Oppo F19
  • Oppo F17
  • Oppo F17 Pro

Oppo Reno Series

  • Oppo Reno5 5G
  • Oppo Reno5 4G
  • Oppo Reno5 Pro+ 5G
  • Oppo Reno5 Pro
  • Oppo Reno5 Lite
  • Oppo Reno5 F
  • Oppo Reno3 Pro
  • Oppo Reno3
  • Oppo Reno3 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno3 5G
  • Oppo Reno3 Youth
  • Oppo Reno4 5G
  • Oppo Reno4 Lite
  • Oppo Reno4 Pro
  • Oppo Reno4 F
  • Oppo Reno4 Z 5G
  • Oppo Reno R

Oppo A series

  • Oppo A9 (2020)
  • Oppo A92s
  • Oppo A94
  • Oppo A72
  • Oppo A15
  • Oppo A15s
  • Oppo A53
  • Oppo A93
  • Oppo A72 5G
  • Oppo A55 5G

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