ColorOS 12 Eligible Devices, Features, Release Date, and More

Last week, Google released the Android 12 source code. And about a week later, Oppo unveiled its newest custom skin, in the form of ColorOS 12. The Android 12-based ColorOS 12 skin is a feature-packed skin that comes with a lot of major changes. In this article, you can explore information about ColorOS 12 Eligible Devices, Features, Release Date, and more.

This article was originally published in the month of October. Last updated on 1st December with fresh information related to ColorOS 12.

Oppo’s newest skin – the ColorOS 12 is the feature-packed custom skin, bundles a flurry of useful features and changes. Oppo gives a major overhaul to the UI elements in its latest skin, Icons gets a 3D texture, adopts Android 12 based widgets, new features for AOD, new privacy controls, Omoji, Phone Clone 2.0, alongside many other changes.

Before moving to the complete list of features and Oppo Android 12 eligible phones section, here you can check the ColorOS 12 release date.

ColorOS 12 Release Date

Oppo unveiled its next-gen Android 12-based skin – ColorOS 12, globally, on October 11. And this is going to be a major upgrade for Oppo phones. The company also mentions, that the skin will be available in India in November, though, the beta program is already live for the Oppo Find X3 Pro but limited to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Last week, Oppo pushed the stable version of Android 12-based ColorOS 12 to the Find X3 Pro. And also started testing on the Reno 6 5G and Reno 6 Pro 5G phones.

Before moving to the list of ColorOS 12 eligible devices. Let’s take a look at the ColorOS 12 features.

ColorOS 12 Features

Oppo’s ColorOS 12 dons a big list of new features adapted from Google’s Android 12. The latest skin knocks up with a visual overhaul, Android 12’s widget system, Acrylic 3D icons, Omoji, PC connect, Smart sidebar 2.0, Phone Clone 2.0, Better privacy controls, and much more.

Now let’s take a look at all the new things of ColorOS 12.

New UI (user interface)

Oppo’s ColorOS skin gets a visual overhaul with the new icons, animations, widgets, Omoji, and more. The new icons are based on the acrylic theme and squircle-shape, the new 3D icons look aesthetic on the ColorOS 12. The skin also bags a bunch of new wallpapers, which were already shared last month by the company itself. Oppo also tweaks some other UI elements in its newest skin.

coloros 12 new icons

New Widgets

Google gives a refresh to the widgets system on Android, and the new widgets on Android 12 are great. The new widgets are the centerpiece attraction of Android 12. And Oppo acquires the new widget system for its ColorOS 12 custom skin. The first beta of ColorOS 12 on Oppo Find X3 pro goes live with the conversation widget, which brings all the conversations to the home screen of the smartphone. Oppo will release more widgets with the stable release.

coloros 12 widgets

Smoother Interface

Oppo’s ColorOS 11 is the smoothest custom skin in its competition. And the new ColorOS 12 is no different. The new skin bags over 300 improved animations, thanks to Oppo’s Quantum Animation Engine, for providing a smoother experience while using the smartphone. According to Oppo, these new animations stimulate “physical habits of resistance, inertia, and rebound” to make the overall smartphone experience “more realistic, smoother, and more intuitive”.

This time, ColorOS 12 comes with an anti-stutter AI engine to reduce the lags and stutters, Oppo claims, that anti-stutter AI engine can “effectively reduce the generation of fragments by processing cold and hot data separately”.

Updated Settings App

Apart from the afore-listed changes, Oppo revamps the UI of the Settings app with the release of ColorOS 12 based Android 12. The current app looks very clean, it has minimal icons. The new Settings app gets colorful icons, along with tweaks to the other elements in the app. Not only this, but Oppo also adopts the Android 12’s Material You dynamic theming, which changes the coloring of the system based on your current wallpaper. It also works in the new Settings app of ColorOS 12.

coloros 12 release date

Improved Privacy and Security

Android 12 comes with a big list of privacy controls. Now users can see the camera or microphone icon on the top right corner of the screen when an app is using it. And the best thing is users can easily change the permission of the app by tapping on the camera or microphone indicator. Google also adds a Privacy Dashboard. This feature will show you details of any app that is using any permission like Camera, Microphone, Location, or any other sensor along with the timeline.

Apart from these changes, you can also access features such as scrolling screenshots, notification improvements, On-device app search, easier Wi-Fi sharing, One-handed mode, new emojis, improved auto-rotate, AVIF image support, and more. It also comes with the 3D avatar emojis dubbed as Omoji in the ColorOS 12. Yes, you can use the essential features of Android 12 OS on Oppo phones after upgrading to ColorOS 12.

ColorOS 12 Eligible Devices

A big list of Oppo phones is going to get the new ColorOS 12 skin based on Android 12. Following the last year’s pattern, Oppo shared the beta rollout plan for the ColorOS 12 beta at the last part of the event. The company claims, ColorOS 12 will cover over 150 million users and 110+ devices around the globe. Additionally, the company says the ColorOS 12 rollout will be faster.

If you’re using the Oppo smartphone and want to know whether your phone is eligible for the upcoming ColorOS 12 skin or not, then here’s a list of phones which will get ColorOS 12 based Android 12 update. Now let’s move on to the list.

Oppo Android 12 Device List (Official)

October 2021

  • Oppo Find X3 Pro

November 2021

  • Oppo Find X2 Pro
  • Oppo Find X2 Pro Automobili Lamborghini Edition
  • Oppo Find X2
  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro5G Diwali Edition
  • Oppo Reno 6 5G

December 2021

  • Oppo Reno 6 Z 5G
  • Oppo Reno 6
  • Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno 5 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 5
  • Oppo Reno 5 Marvel Edition
  • Oppo F19 Pro+
  • Oppo A74 5G
  • Oppo A73 5G

First half of 2022

  • Oppo Find X3 Neo 5G
  • Oppo Find X3 Lite 5G
  • Oppo Find X2 Neo
  • Oppo Find X2 Lite
  • Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
  • Oppo Reno 5 5G
  • Oppo Reno 5 Z 5G
  • Oppo Reno 5 A
  • Oppo Reno5 F
  • Oppo Reno5 Lite
  • Oppo Reno 4 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno 4 5G
  • Oppo Reno4 Z 5G
  • Oppo Reno4 Pro
  • Oppo Reno4
  • Oppo Reno4 Mo Salah Edition
  • Oppo Reno4 F
  • Oppo Reno4 Lite
  • Oppo Reno 3 Pro 5G
  • Oppo Reno 3 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 3
  • Oppo F19 Pro
  • Oppo F17 Pro
  • Oppo A94 5G
  • Oppo A94
  • Oppo A93
  • Oppo A54 5G
  • Oppo A53s 5G

Second Half of 2022

  • Oppo F19
  • Oppo F19s
  • Oppo F17
  • Oppo A74
  • Oppo A73
  • Oppo A53
  • Oppo A53s
  • Oppo A16s

Last updated on 1st December 2021, we’ll keep updating the list, so stay connected with us. So, this is the list of Oppo devices that will get the ColorOS 12 based Android 12 update.

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