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Oppo introduces ColorOS 13 based on Android 13

Oppo today introduced ColorOS 13. The user interface is based on Android 13 and brings with it numerous visual changes.
Oppo ColorOS 13

Oppo today brought ColorOS 13 to the global stage. The user interface is based on Android 13 and offers numerous visual changes, several new AoD functions and improved cross-device collaboration. The company promised that its operating system will reach the Find X5 and Find X5 Pro flagships by the end of the month. A total of 60 Oppo phones should receive the update by the end of the first half of 2023.

With ColorOS 13, Oppo introduces its Aquamorphic theme, which brings more rounded corners to the UI and widgets. Icons look better and the manufacturer has also integrated Google’s Material You into ColorOS. The animations have also been watered down (in a good way) and now use Android’s colors.

Changes to the always-on display include Bitmojis and information about the music currently playing. The latter widget currently only works with Spotify and the built-in Music app. Oppo also offers data on the AOD, including when and how often the phone was unlocked.

Playback controls also found their way into the control center as the panel has evolved beyond its primary purpose as a notification center. It supports horizontal layout and can be split by notifications (right) and control center (left).

Functional changes in ColorOS 13 are accompanied by improvements in privacy and security. The UI now automatically pixelates avatars and names in chat screenshots. Cross-device, multi-screen collaboration works with the Oppo Air tablet and any Windows laptop.

Release schedule

Here is the full list of devices that will get ColorOS 13 including Android 13:

First roundAugustFind X5 Pro, Find X5
Second roundSeptemberFind X3 Pro
Reno8 Pro 5G
OctoberReno8 5G, Reno7 Pro 5G, Reno7 5G, Reno7, Reno6 5G
F21 Pro, K10 5G, A77 5G, A76
NovemberReno7 Z 5G, Reno6 Pro 5G, Reno6 Pro 5G Diwali Edition, Reno6 Z 5G, Reno5 Pro 5G, Reno5 Pro
F21 Pro 5G, F19 Pro+, K10, A96
DecemberFind X5 Lite 5G, Find X3 Neo 5G, Find X3 Lite 5G, Find X2 Pro, Find X2 Pro Automobili Lamborghini Edition, Find X2
Reno8, Reno8 Z 5G, Reno5 5G, Reno5 Z 5G
A94 5G (Elsa), A74 5G
Third roundH1 2023Oppo Pad Air
Reno8 Lite 5G, Reno7 Lite 5G, Reno7 A, Reno6, Reno6 Lite, Reno5, Reno5 Marvel Edition, Reno5 F, Reno5 Lite, Reno5 A
F19 Pro, F19, F19s, A95, A94, A77, A74, A57, A57s, A55, A54 5G, A54s, A53s 5G, A16s


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