ColorOS 13 Update Tracker: Release Date, Top Features, List of Compatible OPPO Mobiles and Tablets

Oppo is launching its Android 13 based skin, ColorOS 13 on August 18th and here's everything we know about it.

ColorOS 13

Oppo has announced its next-generation Android 13-based ColorOS 13 skin. The newest user interface from the brand comes loaded with a host of interesting features and customisations, including a new theme, better privacy controls, optimized fonts, a Dynamic Computing Engine, and more. The brand has also revealed its rollout plan for ColorOS 13, which is expected to begin in September 2022. In this article, we will be discussing the top expected features of ColorOS 13 and a list of devices that might receive the ColorOS 13 update.

Also Read: Android 13 Update Tracker: Expected Release Date, Top Features, Compatible Devices, and More

ColorOS 13 Update Release Date

OPPO has introduced its next-generation of the operating system, which will be known as ColorOS 13. The company has revealed that 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 in September.

ColorOS 13 Top Features

Oppo has confirmed all the features of the ColorOS 13 at a launch event held on August 18th. As per the announced features, the ColorOS 13 is as same as OxygenOS 13. Thanks to the previous leaks and the rollout of the beta version in China, we have got to know about some major features of the ColorOS 13.

Aquamorphic Design

The ColorOS 13 carries water based aquatic theme just, which the company calls Aquamorphic design. Do note that it is the same theme available on the OxygenOS 13. It has a blue-white theme and changes its colour between sunrise and sunset. The new skin brings along a new system font, system animations, and UI changes with it. Oppo has tweaked the Always-On Display by adding wild animal images called Homeland”. The AOD images and colour will change with the day’s timing. The company has further added new widgets, new notification toggles, and many Material UI-based wallpaper.

Smart Features

The ColorOS 13 brings a host of smart features with it. The Always-On Display will now show the music player along with living status from food delivery apps. Oppo has partnered with Zomato and Swiggy to provide users with live status without unlocking the phone. Further, the company has partnered with Bitmoji to display new animations on the lock screen. Other smart home-screen features include Large Folders, shelves and Home Screen Widgets.

Multi-Screen Connect

Oppo’s ColorOS 13 comes with an improved Multi-Screen Connect version. The feature allows users to sync their Oppo phone with an Oppo Pad or with any PC. They can use it to transfer files between two devices. Besides that, this feature can also be used to display mobile screen on the PC screen.

Privacy and Security

The Android 13-based ColorOS 13 has upgraded privacy and security features to protect users’ data. OPPO has added an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots to hide personal and sensitive data. The system will provide regular clear clipboard data for privacy protection. The Nearby Wi-Fi feature allows users to use any Wi-Fi without revealing specific location information. The company says that its Private Safe is encrypted with the widely-used Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to provide high levels of security.

Also Read: OxygenOS 13 Update Based on Android 13: India Release Date, Top Features, List of Eligible OnePlus Mobile Phones

ColorOS 13 for Oppo Smartphones: List of Compatible Smartphones and Tablets

OPPO has revealed the list of devices that will be getting the latest ColoroS 13 update. These include:

  • 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

ColorOS 13: Latest News

OPPO Introduces ColorOS 13 beta Update for OPPO Reno 8 Pro and F21 Pro in India (September 29, 2022)

OPPO has started rolling out the ColorOS 13 Beta update for its range of devices in India. The company has revealed the latest Android 13-based operating system beta update for OPPO Reno 8 Pro and OPPO F21 Pro users in the country.  Users can apply for the beta update by going to Settings > About device > Tap the top of the page > tap the three-dotted icon on the top-right > Tap on Trial versions and fill in the details > Apply now.

OPPO Reno 8 5G and OPPO K10 5G Android 13-Based ColorOS 13 Alpha Testing Programme Rolls out in India (September 15, 2022)

OPPO has started rolling out the Alpha Testing programme for its Reno 8 5G and OPPO K10 5G smartphones in India. However, it is important to note that this is the Alpha version, which will be quite unstable. The company notes that one should back up all the data before opting for the Alpha testing programme.

ColorOS 13 Closed Beta Programme to Roll Out for OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, 8T and OnePlus Ace (September 1, 2022)

OnePlus smartphones are now getting the latest ColorOS 13 closed beta update. This is because the OnePlus smartphones sold in China run on the ColorOS user interface, not OxygenOS. As per a report, the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus Ace are now getting the ColorOS 13 closed beta update.

ColorOS 13 Based on Android 13 Set for August 18 Launch, Which OPPO Phones May Get Support? (August 10, 2022)

OPPO has announced the launch date of ColorOS 13, which will be the next iteration of its custom Android skin. The ColorOS 13 skin will be based on Android 13. The next-gen software skin will be announced on August 18th, which is next Thursday. The event is set to take place at 12:00 BST, which is 4:30 PM in India.

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