Vivo Origin OS Update: Features, Roadmap, and Eligible Devices

Last Month, The Chinese smartphone brand, Vivo, announced the Funtouch OS 11 based Android 11 update. Now, Vivo has finally uncovered its newest custom skin – Origin OS, a replacement for the Funtouch OS. Obviously, the Origin OS is based on the Android 11. Here you can check all about details of the upcoming Origin OS including its features, official roadmap, and list of eligible devices or supported devices.

Vivo’s offshoot Realme and Oppo already announced its next-gen custom skin in the form of Realme UI 2.0 and ColorOS 11. Now the newer custom skin is all set to hit Vivo smartphones.

Vivo Origin OS Release Date

Origin OS has finally announced by the Vivo in China, the company detailed the features of its new skin. Today, It will be announced globally, hopefully, the company may also announce the upcoming Vivo X60 lineup alongside the Origin OS.

Since Funtouch OS 11 has been announced, Vivo users have been eagerly waiting for the Funtouch OS 11 based Android 11 update. While the company is working on new software, it is expected that it will soon be available for all Vivo phones. Yup, the same phones will are set to receive the Funtouch OS update. Hopefully, the same skin will also hit the iQOO smartphones.

Now, let’s take a look at the list of expected Vivo Origin OS Eligible Devices.

Vivo Origin OS Eligible Devices

Here’s the complete list of devices/smartphones which will get the Origin OS update.

Vivo Origin OS Features
IMG Source: Twitter

First batch will get Origin OS Update before January 31st, 2021

  • Vivo Nex 3S 5G
  • Vivo Nex 3 / 5G
  • Vivo X50/X50 Pro/X50 Pro+
  • Vivo X30/X30 Pro
  • Vivo S7
  • iQOO 5/5 Pro
  • iQOO 3
  • iQOO Pro
  • iQOO
  • iQOO Neo3
  • iQOO Neo/Neo 855+

Open Beta before Q2, 2021

  • Vivo V19
  • Vivo V19 Neo
  • Vivo V20 Pro
  • Vivo V17
  • Vivo Y9s
  • Vivo Y20(i)
  • Vivo Y30
  • Vivo Y50
  • Vivo Y51
  • Vivo Y70s
  • Vivo Y73s
  • Vivo X27/X27 Pro/X27 8GB
  • Vivo S1/S1 Pro
  • Vivo S5
  • Vivo S6 5G
  • Vivo S7 5G
  • Vivo Z5/Z5x/Z5i
  • Vivo Z6
  • Vivo Nex/Nex S
  • iQOO Z1/Z1x

Note: The list of afore-listed devices are the expected ones, updated as of November 19, will add more devices in the coming days.

One of the main highlights of the new Vivo Origin OS is the new UI changes. So, let’s take a look at the features available in the Vivo Origin OS based Android 11.

Vivo Origin OS Features

Vivo flaunts the features of its newest skin – Origin OS, at its annual Developer Conference in China. Origin OS bumped up Vivo smartphones with a revamped user interface, thanks to the interactive widgets. One of the stand-out features of the new Origin OS is the, interactive widgets. Although, It also brings a slew of new gestures, memory optimization, and much more. You can check the complete list of Origin OS features below.

Starting with the visual changes, then the Origin OS is set to overhauled the UI with new icons, interactive widgets, new AODs, live wallpapers aka dynamic wallpapers, and much more. Not only this, but the Origin OS also bring a set of new static wallpapers to the Vivo smartphones, will share once available to us.

You can also check these changes shown in the video.

Here’s the complete list of Origin OS features. Let’s start the list with the visual changes first.

Interactive Widgets

Vivo brings interactive widgets support to its smartphones, these widgets convey the information in simplest way. Tapping a widget will show you the additional needed information. These widgets are the highly customizable ones, you can easily resize it in any size you want and you can also rearrange these widgets on the home screen of your smartphone. The music widget on the Origin OS helps you navigating the songs easily directly from your home screen.

Multi-turbo Mode 5.0

Vivo bumped up the Multi-turbo Mode to 4.0 in its Funtouch OS 11 skin. Now the company knocks up the Multi-turbo 5.0 to its smartphones with memory optimization and a few more optimizations. It will allow you to transfer the data quickly, thanks to the Memory Fusion tech, which uses extra memory while transferring the data. Obviously, it also has gaming acceleration engine support and enhanced PC-grade liquid cooling system support.

Origin OS Features

26 New Gestures

Origin OS bumped up with twenty-six useful gestures. These gestures can be accessible from the bottom of the screen. Vivo also pushes a new feature with the Origin OS, dubbed as SuperCard. SuperCard permits you to access mobile payments in a single swipe gesture, even when the screen is in off state. All these gestures are useful on the big display smartphones, like the Vivo X50 Pro.

New Icons

Funtouch OS 11 based Android 11 update on Vivo smartphones bring more rounded-icons. Now Origin OS allows you to customize the icons as you want. The launch presentation of Origin OS flaunts rounded icons on the home screen and the square ones in the app drawer.

New Wallpapers

As I mentioned earlier, Vivo adds a set of aesthetic wallpapers in its new custom skin, Origin OS. Origin OS comes with a bunch of dynamic wallpapers as well as static wallpapers. We’ll share both once, available to us. Here you can Download all Origin OS Wallpapers from your smartphone.

Nearby Sharing

Remember Nearby Share feature launched recently by Google to take on Apple’s Airdrop. Google has recently pushed the Nearby Share to Samsung phones and It is coming to other devices as well. It will be available in the Origin OS for Vivo smartphones. This feature allows you to share files between devices easily, just like Airdrop.

Notification History

As the name suggests, it allows you to check the notifications that you accidentally dismissed from the notification panel. This feature made its debut with the Android 11 and also coming to the Vivo smartphones with the Origin OS.

The list of afore-listed Origin OS Features will be available on the number of Vivo smartphones in the coming months. But before checking the features, here’s your first look at leaked Origin OS user interface.

We will add more details once the Origin OS has officially announced.

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Haneet is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of YTECHB. He has a huge passion for tinkering with latest smartphones, wearables, smart home devices, smart TVs, and more. As an avid Apple Ecosystem user, he loves customizing his iPhone and iPad to suit his needs. For tips, you can connect Haneet at In 2019, Haneet and the YTECHB team exclusively shared the wallpapers of iPhone 11 right before the launch event. In 2020, Haneet alongside his team members shared exclusive renders and official photos of two Samsung Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy M11, and Galaxy M21. Later, the YTECHB team leaks information about Motorola's feature phones and Razr 3. In the last few months, our team shared Galaxy S24 Ultra leaks and more. You may come across his work getting mentioned in The Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times, NDTV, TechRadar, Digital Trends, Yahoo News, GSMArena, Android Authority, Android Central, Android Headlines, SamMobile, XDA, 9to5Google, and many other publications. He works across news, updates, features, guides, and more. If YTECHB writes about it, you can expect him to be involved in some way.

13 thoughts on “Vivo Origin OS Update: Features, Roadmap, and Eligible Devices”

    • Hey,

      The afore-listed devices have higher chances to get the new OriginOS, while the official list of phones to get OriginOS update is not available yet, we’ll update it once available.

    • Hey Devaditya,

      According to me, there is very little chance, that Vivo will bring Origin OS for the Vivo Z1x. Although, we have to wait for the official roadmap.

    • Hi Shritej,

      Origin OS official roadmap is not yet available, will share more details once it is available. Hopefully, the Origin OS will be available for the Vivo V17, V19, and V20 lineup.


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