ColorOS 12 is the upcoming ColorOS update with Android 12. It means a lot of major changes to the design and features are coming. Previously, ColorOS was a terrible OS from OPPO. But, everything is changed now, ColorOS looks elegant and feature-rich.
ColorOS has improved a lot in past years, and users are loving it. ColorOS 12 will be a big update for OPPO users. They will add Android 12 features and design components inspired by Android 12.
We don’t need to wait for a long time, as the Android 12 inspired ColorOS is already leaked. We recently found some leaked screenshots of ColorOS 12 on Twitter. You can check our article on ColorOS 12 leaked screenshots.
After looking at the screenshots, you can clearly see that it’s a huge revamp in design. It is completely inspired by the Android 12 beta design. OPPO users will love this big change in the design of ColorOS.
Now, if you’re concerned that whether you’ll receive this ColorOS 12, you can check out our list of eligible devices for ColorOS 12. You can install ColorOS 12 if your device is in the list of supported devices. Let me add the list of the supported devices here:
ColorOS 12 Supported Device List
ColorOS 12 is now officially released and they released a list of supported devices. We are sharing the official ColorOS 12 Supported Device List, have a look:
October 2021 ColorOS 12 Update:
- Oppo Find X3 Pro
- Oppo Find X3 Pro Mars Exploration Edition
- Oppo Find X3
- OnePlus 9 Pro 5G
- OnePlus 9 5G
November 2021 ColorOS 12 Update:
- Oppo Find X2 Pro Lamborghini Edition
- Oppo Find X2 Pro
- Oppo Find X2
- Oppo Find X2 League of Legends S10 Limited Edition
- Oppo Reno6 Pro+ 5G Detective Conan Limited Edition
- Oppo Reno6 Pro+ 5G
- Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G
- Oppo Reno6 5G
December 2021 ColorOS 12 Update:
- Oppo Ace2
- Oppo Ac2 EVA Limited Edition
- Oppo Reno5 Pro+ 5G
- Oppo Reno5 Pro+ Artist Limited Edition 5G
- Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
- Oppo Reno5 5G
- Oppo Reno5 K 5G
- Oppo K9 5G
- Oppo A95 5G
- Oppo A93 5G
First Half of 2022 ColorOS 12 Update:
- OnePlus 9R 5G
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7
- Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G
- Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G 2020 Summer Custom Edition
- Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G Artist Limited Edition
- Oppo Reno4 5G
- Oppo Reno4 SE 5G
- Oppo Reno3 Pro 5G
- Oppo Reno3 Pro 5G Classic Blue Custom Edition
- Oppo Reno3 Vitality Edition
- Oppo Reno3 5G
- Oppo Reno Ace
- Oppo Reno Ace Gundam Edition
- Oppo Reno Barcelona Custom Edition
- Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition
- Oppo K9 Pro 5G
- Oppo K7
- Oppo K7x
- Oppo A93s 5G
- Oppo A92s 5G
- Oppo A72 5G
- Oppo A55 5G
- Oppo A53 5G
Note: The above list of ColorOS 12 eligible OPPO smartphones is not official. But these devices in the list will most probably receive the ColorOS 12 update. You can check the list and confirm whether your phone is listed or not.
ColorOS 12 Ineligible Devices
Following OPPO devices are not eligible for Android 12 or ColorOS 12 update:
List updated on: 30 July, 2021
- OPPO A9 2019
- OPPO A9 2020
- OPPO A5 2020
- OPPO RENO 2F
- OPPO Reno 2
- OPPO Reno 2Z
- OPPO Reno Z
- OPPO F11
- OPPO F11 Pro
- OPPO K3
- OPPO A91
If your device name is in this list, you’ll most probably won’t get the new ColorOS 12 update.
ColorOS 12 Release Date
ColorOS 12 Release date is confirmed or we can say leaked through Oppo assistant Breeno. Upon asking ColorOS 12 Release Date, the smart assistant Breeno answered it as September 13, 2021.
ColorOS 12 release date is September 13, 2021. ColorOS 12 will be released on September 13, 2021.
ColorOS 12 Update Tracker – OPPO Android 12 Update Tracker
ColorOS 12 Update Tracker will keep you updated with all the upcoming OTA updates. I will list the updates here with the time and Phone model. It will help you to know when you’ll receive the OPPO Android 12 Updates through this ColorOS 12 Update Tracker.
Note: Please bookmark this page and check every day for new updates. We’ll keep you posted about these upcoming ColorOS 12 updates in this ColorOS 12 Update Tracker.
It is possible that some devices which are not listed here may get the ColorOS 12 update and vice versa.
May 12, 2021: Oppo launched Android 12 Beta 1 for Oppo Find X3 Pro, a flagship smartphone from Oppo. It was one of the first devices that received Android 12 Beta joining Xiaomi and Asus.
June 26, 2021: Digital Chat Station, a reliable leaker revealed that Oppo began Internal testing. Oppo decided to code name this project as “fluorite”. Digital Chat Station post on Weibo.
June 29, 2021: ColorOS 12 screenshots were leaked online and spreading over social media platforms and forums like Twitter and Reddit. We’ve covered and posted the leaked screenshots in an article, have a look.
June 30, 2021: Digital Chat Station revealed in a Weibo post that ColorOS 12 may have some components from HydrogenOS. He also stated that ColorOS 12 is a big change to the UI of Oppo phones. (Read more)
July 24, 2021: OnePlus released Oxygen OS Open Beta 12 for the OnePlus 8 series with ColorOS 12 as the core base of Oxygen OS. We may see major changes in both the skins in the upcoming Android 12 updates for OPPO phones.
August 27, 2021: Oppo smart assistant Breeno leaked ColorOS 12 release date. ColorOS 12 will be released on September 13, 2021.
September 6, 2021: Oppo officially confirmed the ColorOS 12 launch in a post on Weibo. They shared an image of an app with design changes. As we previously discussed that ColorOS 12 will be based on Android 12. So, I am pretty sure the new ColorOS 12 will be launched with significant changes in features and design. In September 2020, Oppo announced ColorOS 11 based on Android 11. ColorOS 12 is reported to be introduced following the official release of Android 12 this month.
September 15, 2021: Oppo opened the registrations for ColorOS 12 Early Access Program. After registration, you’ll be eligible to access the ColorOS 12 Earlier than others. Oppo announced the Early Acces Program from their official account on a Chinese microblogging platform named Weibo.
September 16, 2021: Oppo’s ColorOS 12 will launch globally in October with Apple Animoji like OMOJI. It will work similarly to Apple’s Animoji. It will use Oppo’s Face movement detection technology.
ColorOS is an Android-based mobile operating system created by OPPO Electronics(OPPO Mobiles). Realme phones were the first to get ColorOS but later on, switched to Realme UI in 2020.
ColorOS first built upon Android Jellybean in 2013, around 7 years ago. Currently, people are using ColorOS 11 and about to get ColorOS 12 based on Android 12.
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