[Updated] OPPO Find X ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update up for grabs for early adopters
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on January 15, 2020) follows:
More and more phone makers continue to roll out Android 10 onto their devices. Be it Samsung or OnePlus, the respective flagships already received Android 10 based skinned builds as OTA updates.
Still, a good chunk of eligible devices, especially those from OEMs that aren’t mainstream, and plenty of mid-range devices are set to get this update within the first quarter of this year.
OPPO is one such phone-maker who is a little late to the Android 10 party. The company has kickstarted the preliminary development of Android 10 for the OPPO Find X.
The phone was first released back in July 2018 with Android 8.1. It has since been updated to Android 9.0-based ColorOS 6. This time, OPPO just opened a limited run of early adopters rollout of Android 10-based ColorOS 7.
New borderless design new upgrade, more visual shock, more efficient operation, more natural experience
New OPPO Sans default font, overall simplicity and elegance, rich in scientific and technological beauty
New Breeno instructions let you complete daily tasks faster in fewer steps, and create personalized shortcut instructions
New Breeno voice, photo search function, can be based on photo time, location, people, etc.
New Breeno voice, camera wake-up, voice-switchable camera mode
New Breeno voice, turn on turn off dark mode, query steps, turn on Breeno screen and other voice commands
New Breeno suggests that low-power alerts, when low-power automatic detection of nearby charging treasure merchants
New Breeno sleep mode, dark mode at night, and turn on Do Not Disturb
New Breeno screen, meeting schedule information recognition, can be added with one click of the agenda
Optimize Breeno sweep, independent sweep with objects, easy to evoke
New Breeno driving to quickly turn on phones, music, WeChat and a recently used app
New Breeno Express, News and Information Module
Optimize visual interaction to enhance the one-handed experience
Optimize the smart sidebar, replace the file desk with file management, and remove Breeno voice, ultra-clear vision, notice do not disturb three shortcut tools
New note shortcut tool
New support drag and drop app for fast split-screen
New “Buoy Transparency” and “Buoy Full Screen Hide” settings
Optimize the floating window mode suitable range, more applications support floating window opening
New floating window bubble function, support for quick expansion/folding floating window
Optimize three-finger screenshots, you can select the screen-blocking area by three-finger press and swipe, and press and slide out of the screen to quickly hold a screen
New screenshot settings to adjust preview window position, setting chime, etc.
Optimize screenshot preview float, drop-down to share, pull-up float window for long screen castoff
Navigation Gestures 3.0″
New Slide in in from both sides of the screen and stay to switch to the previous app
Optimize all gestures to support cross-screen scenes
New flashback key, support navigation, taxi, game important information desktop display, one-click quick return to the app
New dark color mode, power-saving, and eye protection
New focus mode to help block outside distractions while working or studying
New charging animation style
Optimize control center interaction, one-handed operation experience is more friendly
New screen recording pause function
New screen recording float and recording settings
New 360 clean-up engine
New global theme, theme add more playability
New Global Delete Sound Effects, Calculator Key tones, Compass Pointing to Sound Feedback
Optimised built-in ringtone resources
New barrier-free TalkBack suspension tips
New barrier-free color mode to enhance the experience of visually impaired users
New recent task management page with recent task display memory information switch and app lock management
Optimize the visual interaction of the game space
Optimise Game Space Launch Animation
Optimize game assistant interaction and outbound mode, new gamepad connection entrance
New interactive live wallpaper
New Art-and-Still Wallpaper
New desktop slide settings to customize open global search or notification hub
New desktop icon customization, you can customize the size, shape, style of the icon
Optimize the unlock process, cross-scratch to switch unlock mode
Optimize password unlock vision, one-handed unlock more convenient
New lock screen support live wallpaper
Optimize the breath-screen clock style, more personality choices
New desktop simple mode, larger font icon, more concise and clear
New password this feature, automatically password, one-click login
New Remote Guardian app usage time, you can see the binding phone nearly 7 days of use of the app
New Remote Guard deactivation window, you can set the disabled period of the bound phone
New Remote Guardian app set time limit, you can set the binding phone app use time, limit some game match
New Remote Guardian One-click navigation, one-click navigation to the location of the bound phone
New SOS Emergency Contact Smart Customer Service for Help, When the emergency contact does not answer the phone, intelligent customer service will help continue to call the emergency contact phone
New random MAC address connection WiFi, block targeted advertising, protect privacy, information security
New sensitive permissions when using the status bar icon prompt, you can view the specific call of the application details, to prevent personal privacy disclosure
New permission usage record to view the history of app call permissions
New note palace style
New note background setting, available in 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
New note time reminder function, you can set memo reminder point in time
New note removal retrieval feature, deleted notes will be retained in the recently deleted folder for 30 days
New calculator window mode, support for quick start-up through control center and smart sidebar
New recording crop function, can be cut for existing recordings, to obtain important clips
New calendar supports custom scheduling recurrence
New alarm dynamic weather ringtones, match different ringtones depending on the day’s weather
New weather animation effect, according to different weather to show different dynamics
New file management addopPO cloud disk portal, access to OPPO cloud content
Optimize camera interaction to enhance the operating experience
Optimize photo countdown interaction with cue
Optimize album atlas interaction, clearer level, more convenient to find pictures
New album recommendations to support more than 80 types of scene recognition
New OPPO inter transmission support and vivo, Xiaomi equipment mutual transmission
Optimize phone-based vision for a more concise and efficient experience
New strange number call quick settings page, one-click new contact, add tags or blacklist
New deactivation period, custom deactivation time period, effective management of mobile phone usage time
New app setting sittime, you can set the app use time, limit some game match, prevent app and game addiction
Optimize setting up search function to support fuzzy search and search record presentation
New Soloop ready-to-record, more understanding of your video intelligent authoring tools
New health, monitoring of sports health data, providing health services
NOTE: Changelog has been directly translated from Chinese
How to update
Well, before jumping in, it is worth noting that this is pre-released software. As such, it might be ridden with bugs and issues.
Also, this is a limited run for the first 2,000 users. Applications will be open for early adopters as from January 15th. If you are locked out, you might want to check again after some time, should OPPO decide to recruit a few more testers.
As mentioned, this is pre-released software. While OPPO is confident that you can use this on your daily driver, we advice that if you can wait for the official rollout of the stable version, please do.
Update 1 (February 20)
The official update has just started rolling out to the devices. You can read more about that here.
Update 2 (April 4)
The trial version of ColorOS 7 is live in India, Indonesia and Europe for the Find X. Head here for the complete coverage.
NOTE: We have these and many more OPPO-related stories in our dedicated OPPO-section.
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