Oppo's ColorOS 7 gets a desi twist for India

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Smartphones are designed to keep us glued to the apps that we have now grown to love. And in 2019, it's become an addiction with a number of detox programs that have been designed to help you ignore your smartphone. But whether it's your boss who's chasing you for that email, or your family group annoying you on WhatsApp, there's really no escaping your smartphone, the most personal gadget you will ever own. So can you make a smartphone UI look any different to reduce your daily social media stress?

Well, the folks at Oppo India are trying to deliver just that. Oppo's new ColorOS 7 operating system gets a new paint job, which Oppo claims is designed to reduce visual fatigue by using the right colours, new icons and minimalist design. The new OS gets nature-inspired sounds engineered by a renowned Danish company called Episound. And there's plenty of performance updates so that users don't experience lag and get annoyed when an app crashes either. And, of course, as with every Android 10-based mobile operating system, there's a system-wide dark mode. And there's an India twist to this as well. Oppo brings government approved DigiLocker integration along with DocVault for storing those government certified documents securely. There's also a new Riding Mode for distraction-free driving.

ColorOS will be available on the following Oppo and Realme devices in phases starting this month. Check out the list of devices that will be getting the update in the coming months below.

  • OPPO Reno
  • OPPO Reno Inspiration Edition
  • OPPO Reno 10x Zoom
  • OPPO Reno Barcelona Custom Edition
  • OPPO Reno Ace
  • OPPO Reno Ace Gundam Edition
  • OPPO Reno 2
  • OPPO Reno 2 Z
  • OPPO Reno Z
  • OPPO Find X (including special editions)
  • OPPO R17 (including special editions)
  • OPPO R17 Pro (including special editions)
  • OPPO K5
  • OPPO R15 (including special editions)
  • OPPO K3
  • OPPO A9
  • OPPO A9x
  • OPPO A11
  • OPPO A11x
  • Realme X
  • Realme X Youth Edition
  • Realme Q
  • Realme X2
  • Realme X2 Pro