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Original story (published on November 28, 2019) follows:

Reno and Reno 10x Zoom are two of the camera-centric smartphones launched earlier this year OPPO. Talking about the camera, OPPO Reno packs in a dual (48+5 MP) camera setup while the Reno 10X packs in a triple (48+13+8 MP) camera setup.

Both the devices have a shark fin front camera that houses a 16 MP front camera. And if you were waiting for the ColorOS 7 update on your Reno/Reno 10x Zoom then, this piece of news might excite you as OPPO has started rolling out the trial of ColorOS 7 for both the devices.

Note that this trial version program is limited to 5,000 users. So, if you want to taste the ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 on your Reno/Reno 10x Zoom then, you need to quickly enroll yourself. Let us take a look at the announcement and the detail for both the devices, one by one.


The users of OPPO Reno are required to be running the official version A.12 or A.13. Moreover, the update will bring in a lot of new features and aesthetic changes like new UI, smart sidebar, new navigation gestures, dark mode, focus mode, optimized Game space, etc.

Dear ColorOS Superfans,
The long-awaited Reno ColorOS 7 + Android 10 Trial Version Program finally kicks off. If you want to try the trial version, submit your application.
A quota of 5,000 users is set for the 1st batch application. So hurry up & don’t miss it.


Below is the official changelog along of the latest ColorOS 7 (Android 10) trial update:

• Brand new borderless design makes visuals more attractive and operation more efficient.
• Added OPPO Sans as the default font. The new font delivers a refreshing feel and fits well with OPPO’s pursuit of blending beauty and technology.

[Smart Sidebar]
• Optimized user interfaces and improved one-handed operation.
• Optimized the Smart Sidebar: Replaced File Console with File Manager and removed No Notification Alerts.
• Drag an app out of Smart Sidebar to open it in Split-screen mode.
• Added two settings: Assistive Ball Opacity and Hide Assistive Ball on Fullscreen App.
• Optimized the Floating Window feature for more apps.
• Added a bubble: A bubble is displayed when you open an app in a floating window from the Smart Sidebar. Tap the bubble to collapse and open the app.

• Optimized 3-Finger Screenshot: Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen and swipe your fingers to adjust the screenshot size. Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen and swipe your fingers outwards to capture a long screenshot.
• Added screenshot settings: You can adjust the position of the screenshot preview floating window and set the screenshot sound.
• Optimized screenshot preview floating window: After taking a screenshot, drag it up and release to share it, or drag it down and release to take a long screenshot.

[Navigation Gestures 3.0]
• New gesture: Swipe inward from both sides of the screen and then hold to switch to the previous app.
• Optimized gestures: All gestures are supported in landscape mode.

• Added Dark Mode: Protects your eyes while reducing power consumption.
• Added Focus Mode: Shields you from outside distractions when you are learning or working.
• Added all new charging animation.
• Optimized the Quick Settings user interface for easier one-handed operation.
• Swipe left or right to ignore banner notifications.
• Added a pause function for screen recording.
• Added a floating window and settings for screen recording.
• New sounds added for file deletion, calculator key touches, and compass pointer.
• Optimized system pre-loaded ringtones.
• Added TalkBack floating prompts for Accessibility.
• Colour Accessibility Mode added to improve the user experience for visually impaired users.
• New management function for recent tasks: You can view memory information about recent tasks and lock apps.

• Optimized visual interaction for Game Space.
• Optimized the startup animation for Game Space.

[Home Screen]
• More live wallpapers.
• Added Art+ static wallpapers.
• Customize whether to open Global Search or the notification drawer when swiping down on the Home screen.
• Customize the size, shape, and style of app icons on the Home screen.
• Swipe up on the Lock screen to switch unlock methods.
• Optimized the graphic design of password unlocks to facilitate one-handed operations.
• Supported live wallpapers on the Lock screen.
• More screen-off clock styles.
• Added a simple Home screen mode, featuring larger fonts and icons and a clearer layout.

• Connect your phone to Wi-Fi networks using a random MAC address to avoid targeted ads and protect your privacy.

• In Quick Settings or Smart Sidebar, you can open Calculator in a floating window.
• Added the trim feature in Recordings.
• Added the Weather (dynamic) ringtone, which automatically adapts to the current weather.
• Added weather-adaptive animations in Weather.

• Optimized the Camera UI for better user experience.
• Optimized the Timer UI and sound.

• Optimized the Album UI for a clear hierarchy and quick lookup of photos.
• Added Album Recommendations that recognizes more than 80 different scenes.

• OPPO Share now supports sharing files with Vivo and Xiaomi devices.
• Optimized the Contacts UI for a more efficient experience.

• Search Settings now supports a fuzzy match and contains a search history.

• Soloop Video Editor: Create your video with one tap.

OPPO Reno 10x Zoom

If you are the user of OPPO Reno 10x Zoom then you must be running the latest version i.e. either A.14 or A.13 in order to eligible to enroll for this ColorOS 7 trial update.

Dear ColorOS Superfans,
The long-awaited Reno 10x ColorOS 7 + Android 10 Trial Version Program finally kicks off. If you want to try the trial version, submit your application.
A quota of 5,000 users is set for the 1st batch application. So hurry up & don’t miss it.


This new ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update shares the same changelog as the OPPO Reno smartphone mentioned above and is limited to 5,000 users in the first batch of this trial program.

Application method

The application method for this trial update for both OPPO Reno and Reno 10x Zoom is the same. Follow the below steps to get yourself enrolled for experiencing ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 on your device.

  1. Make sure that you running the latest versions on your OPPO Reno or Reno 10x Zoom smartphone.
  2. Go to “Settings>> Software Updates“, tap the settings icon in the upper right corner, tap “Trial Version“, fill in the information, select the must-know checkbox, and tap “Apply Now



Moreover, a couple of days back, we have reported that OPPO announced the ColorOS 7 global roadmap. Those who were able to enroll themselves have started receiving the update.

One owner of OPPO Reno 10x Zoom from India has shared the screenshots of the changes this new update brings for the OPPO device. You can check out the screenshots below:

Note that this is the first batch of trial recruitment and will have limited seats. If you are were unable to get yourself enrolled in the first batch, you need to wait for the second batch for vacant positions.

Update (March 06)

As per a recent development, the Android 10 update for OPPO Reno/Reno 10x Zoom is ongoing. Read the whole coverage here.

Note: You can check out our dedicated OPPO section for reading more such similar stories surrounding OPPO and Realme smartphones.

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