New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…

Original story (published on May 10, 2021) follows:

For the most part, we’re looking at the culmination of the deployment of Android 11 to eligible devices from various Android OEMs.

We have been closely following this development and subsequent rollout of the same by various top Android OEMs and you can check out our tracker of the same here.


Oppo has been pretty meticulous in the way it has handled its rollout of Android 11-based ColorOS 11 to its eligible devices, releasing monthly roadmaps of how it plans to deploy the same.

Recently, we have seen the company publishing the May 2021 version of the same with devices like the Reno2, Reno Z, A91, A5 2020, and the A73 5G set to get updated.

Keeping to its word, like we’ve seen with many other similar rollouts in the past, Oppo is now making stable Android 11-based ColorOS 11 available to users of the Reno Z.

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Now, to get this update, you must be running on the latest detectable version of ColorOS, ColorOS 10 build number C.35 which will allow you to get the update to ColorOS 11 version F.02.

Also worth noting is that this initial rollout is limited to users in Saudi Arabia and the UAE (United Arab Emirates) although a wider rollout should follow pretty soon assuming there aren’t any major issues.


Users that would like to update their Oppo Reno Z devices to Android 11 can do so by following these simple steps.

1) Click [Settings] – [Software Updates]
2) Click [Settings] – [Official Version Application] -tick[I agree]-Apply now
3) Click to check new version-Download-Install
4) Upgrade success

We shall continue to keep an eye on this and other expected ColorOS 11 updates and report back as and when they roll out so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

Update 1 (May 27)

06:30 pm (IST): The ColorOS 11 update for the Oppo Reno Z is now rolling out in China as per this Weibo post.

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

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