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Original story (published on June 11) follows:

Even as more and more devices continue to bag the update to Android 10, the development of its successor, Android 11/R is picking up pace across the board. Oppo is also preparing to test Android 11-based ColorOS 8 on Oppo Find X2.

In the past few weeks, we have seen Google releasing multiple Developer Previews of Android 11 with more and more features that are expected to be baked into the next version of Android being more refined. Other OEMs are also beginning to develop their own skinned version of Android 11.

OPPO Find X2 Pro

The Oppo Find X2 remains one of Oppo’s best devices yet, and as such, it is in line for an update to Android 11 and the company’s ColorOS 8 when it drops.

In line with that, the company has today announced plans to soon open up the early adopters’ program for ColorOS 8 for both Oppo Find X2 and Oppo Find X2 Pro.

oppo find x2 color os 8

The early adopter program offers users of the Oppo Find X series of phones, a chance to get a feel of the pre-released version of Color OS 8 that is based on Android 11 on their devices.

Understandably, this being pre-released software means that there are bound to be bugs and issues with that build of Android and as such, it is advisable to sign up for this program if that is your secondary device or if you are a tinkerer and don’t mind running unfinished software.

At the moment, we don’t know much about when these early adopters will be recruited or and even less so, when Oppo is planning to roll out this Android 11 Beta 1 to the Oppo Find X2 devices.

The company is encouraging users who are interested in taking part in this program to stay tuned to the company’s community channels for more information on the same. We shall continue to keep an eye on this and update as, and when we get more details on the recruitment.

NOTE: At present, Oppo has been releasing Android 11 beta updates alongside its ColorOS 7.2 skin instead on ColorOS 8. However, this is subject to change in the future.

Update 1 (June 22)

The beta update to Android 11 for the Oppo Find X2 series is now live. Head here for more details.

Update 2 (August 24)

Oppo has confirmed that the Android 11 update alongside ColorOS 7.2 will be released in the near further for the Oppo Find X2. But unfortunately, the company has not shared any details surrounding the ETA for the rollout. Head here for more details.

Update 3 (September 04)

IST: 06:30 pm: Oppo has now announced that the Android 11 beta recruitment for the Oppo Find X2, Find X2 Pro, Reno3, and Reno3 Pro will kick-start from September 7. The company has not shared any more details at the moment. Head here to read the full story.

Update 4 (September 08)

IST: 02:24 pm: Oppo has kick-started the recruitment for the Android 11 beta for the Oppo Find X2 and Oppo Find X2 Pro in India, Indonesia and Thailand. The company has set a 2000 user quota for this update. For more details, head here.

Update 5 (September 09)

IST: 10:59 am: Oppo has announced that it will be releasing its upcoming ColorOS skin based on Android 11 on September 14. The company has also chosen to name its skin ColorOS 11 rather than ColorOS 8 which would have been a bump up from ColorOS 7.2.


NOTE: We have these and many more Oppo stories in our dedicated Oppo section.

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