ColorOS 13 Launched: New Features and Here’s a List of Eligible Oppo Devices

60 OPPO devices will get the Android 13 update by the end of 2023 H1.

OPPO ColorOS 13 Public Beta

Android 13 stable version was officially released by Google earlier this week. Following the release of the next version of Android, OPPO has now officially announced the ColorOS 13 for OPPO smartphones which will be based on Android 13. The ColorOS 13 event was held today and the event was streamed on YouTube as well.

OPPO has announced new features that are coming to the ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 and the company has also shared the rollout plan of the ColorOS 13 for the OPPO devices. The ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 is already available for the Find X5 series device as a part of the beta and more devices will start receiving the update starting September. Let’s take a look at the new features and list of eligible devices.

ColorOS 13 Features

Aquamorphic Design

If this sounds familiar to you, you are not the only one! OnePlus used the same name during OxygenOS 13 launch earlier this month. This is also the new software design language of ColorOS 13. The Aquamorphic theme brings visual comfort and makes animations natural and vivid. This new adds a shadow-reflective clock, with shadows to simulate the orientation of the sun and moon. The update also adds a new home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones.

Efficiency

ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 adds large folders to the home screen. Apps within the folders can be tapped directly without having to open the folder itself and turn pages in the folder with a swipe. The update also adds more markup tools for screenshots. OPPO is also optimizing multi-screen connections with the update. You can open multiple mobile apps on a connected PC for efficient multitasking.

Personalization

As for the customization options, OPPO is adding the following options with ColorOS 13:

  • Added new Bitmoji for more Always-On Display animations.
  • Adds Insight Always-On Display, with more personalised Always-On Display settings
  • Optimized the Highlights feature.
  • The system can recognise and recommend the best moments in videos and allows you to export and save them to the Photos app with one tap.
  • Optimises Portrait Silhouette Always-On Display, with more drawing tools and line colours available.

Security and Privacy

One of the key highlights of the Android 13 is privacy and security. OPPO has added an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots to hide personal and sensitive data. The system will regular clear clipboard data for privacy protection. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files.

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Other Features

  • Bitmoji, Spotify, Swiggy and Zomato provide a wide range of convenient and personalised experiences through the Smart Always-On Display.
  • Better power management and optimizations
  • Quantum Animation Engine 4.0 brings a new behaviour recognition feature, which recognises complex gestures and provides optimised interactions.
  • Live order tracking on lock screen (works on some apps only)
  • Dynamic Computing Engine improves the system speed, stability, battery life and app experience.
  • Optimized the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find.
  • Optimized fonts for better readability.
  • Optimized system icons by using the latest colour scheme
  • Adds media playback control, and optimises the Quick Settings experience
  • support for adding widgets to the Home screen
  • Optimized Screencast, with cast content, automatically adapting to the target screen.
  • Optimized earphone connectivity to deliver a more seamless
  • HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilise the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios.
  • Multi-Screen Connect now supports seamless connectivity between OPPO smartphones and OPPO Pad Air as well as OPPO smartphones and PC.

ColorOS 13 Eligible Devices and Rollout Schedule

The company has shared a schedule for the ColorOS 13 rollout and the tentative list consists of 60 devices across Find, Reno, A, F, and K series devices.

August 2022:

  • OPPO Find X5 Pro
  • OPPO Find X5

September 2022:

  • Find X3 Pro
  • Reno8 Pro 5G

October 2022:

  • OPPO Reno8 5G
  • OPPO Reno7 Pro 5G
  • OPPO Reno7 5G
  • OPPO Reno7
  • OPPO Reno6 5G
  • OPPO F21 Pro
  • OPPO K10 5G
  • OPPO A77 5G
  • OPPO A76

November 2022:

  • OPPO Reno7 Z 5G
  • OPPO Reno6 Pro 5G
  • OPPO Reno6 Pro 5G Diwali Edition
  • OPPO Reno6 Z 5G
  • OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G
  • OPPO Reno5 Pro
  • OPPO F21 Pro 5G
  • OPPO F19 Pro+
  • OPPO K10
  • OPPO A96

December 2022:

  • OPPO Find X5 Lite 5G
  • OPPO Find X3 Neo 5G
  • OPPO Find X3 Lite 5G
  • OPPO Find X2 Pro
  • OPPO Find X2 Pro Automobili Lamborghini Edition
  • OPPO Find X2
  • OPPO Reno8
  • OPPO Reno8 Z 5G
  • OPPO Reno5 5G
  • OPPO Reno5 Z 5G
  • OPPO A94 5G (Elsa)
  • OPPO A74 5G

2023 H1:

  • OPPO Pad Air
  • OPPO Reno8 Lite 5G
  • OPPO Reno 7 Lite 5G
  • OPPO Reno7A
  • OPPO Reno6
  • OPPO Reno6 Lite
  • OPPO Reno5
  • OPPO Reno5 Marvel Edition
  • OPPO Reno5 F
  • OPPO Reno5 Lite
  • OPPO Reno5 A
  • OPPO F19 Pro
  • OPPO F19
  • OPPO F19s
  • OPPO A95
  • OPPO A94
  • OPPO A77
  • OPPO A74
  • OPPO A57
  • OPPO A57s
  • OPPO A55
  • OPPO A54
  • OPPO A56
  • OPPO A54s
  • OPPO A53s 5G
  • OPPO A16s

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