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ColorOS 13 Update: Features and Roadmap for compatible Oppo mobiles and tablets

Oppo has launched the Android 13-based ColorOS 13 skin. Here is the list of all the Oppo smartphones getting the latest Android 13-based ColorOS 13 update.

Oppo ColorOS 13 Update for smartphones

Oppo is currently rolling out ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 for its eligible smartphones. The update brings in multiple new features and some improvements with the ColorOS 13. The Chinese smartphone makers are doing an impressive job updating their old smartphone series. The list of eligible devices is long. Henceforth many Oppo smartphone series are still in line to receive the ColorOS 12 update based on Android 12. A few months back, Google released the Android 13 update. To recall, earlier in February 2022, the search engine giant released the first Android 13 developer preview for select devices.

Oppo officially launched the next version of the ColorOS 13 skin based on Android 13 OS
Oppo officially launched the next version of the ColorOS 13 skin based on Android 13 OS

Oppo ColorOS 13 Announced

The latest version of Android OS brings new Android 13 features. These features include better colour theming and improvements in media file permissions. Last month, Oppo rolled out both stable and beta builds of ColorOS 13 skin. The Chinese smartphone makers announced the ColorOS 13-based Android 13 December update. Meanwhile, the company also shared the proper Android 13 roadmap for betas and stable updates. Also Read – How many iPhone 12S are there?

Last month, Oppo took to Twitter to officially announce its December rollout plan for ColorOS 13. Do not think that this roadmap is just an estimation. The specific handsets in some countries may experience some unforeseen delays. Furthermore, the carrier-exclusive models are also subject to an updated schedule defined by the carriers. Interestingly, this news will attract many Oppo device users whether their mobile phone will receive the latest Android 13 update. Before going to the list of smartphones. First, check out what’s new on the latest ColorOS 13 skin based on Android 13 OS.

The Chinese smartphone makers, Oppo is also gearing up for the launch of new smartphones running on the ColorOS 13 Update
Oppo is also gearing up for the launch of new smartphones running on the ColorOS 13 Update

Oppo ColorOS 13 Top Features

In August, ColorOS 13 was first made public. The Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has already confirmed all the latest features of the ColorOS 13. According to the official report, the announced features on the ColorOS 13 are precisely the same as the OxygenOS 13. Let’s look at some of the significant features of the Oppo ColorOS 13.




  • Aquamorphic Design

The latest version of ColorOS 13 comes with a water-based aquatic theme. The company calls this theme design an Aquamorphic Design. Remember, this is the same theme design already available on the OxygenOS 13, but with different terminology. The new theme has a blue-white theme design. It can change its colours between sunrise and sunset. Also Read – New Samsung fold phone, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and flex phone Samsung, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Oppo ColorOS 13 Update also brings in aqua theme which the company calls Aquamorphic Design for its smartphones
Oppo ColorOS 13 Update also brings in aqua water-based theme which the company calls Aquamorphic Design

The latest skin also brings new system font, animation, and UI changes. Furthermore, Oppo has also made some tweaks to the Always-On Display feature. Now, users can add wild animal images called “Homeland” on the AoD. Additionally, these AOD images and colours will change the day’s time on the latest Oppo ColorOS 13. Moreover, the company has also confirmed adding new widgets, notification toggles and many new Material UI-based wallpapers.



  • New Widget

The latest Oppo ColorOS 13 Update also brings a new set of widgets for valuable apps. It brings a new UI for weather, battery, and clock widgets. For instance, the battery widget will show the battery usage within the chart. These widgets are highly interactive. Moreover, users can also place these widgets on the shelf menu. Also Read – iPhone 14 Lineup, When the next iPhone coming out?

Enlarged Folder feature on the Oppo ColorsOS 13 Update allows users to access app without opening the folder
Enlarged Folder feature on the Oppo ColorsOS 13 Update allows users to access app without opening the folder
  • Enlarged Folders

ColorOS 13 update will also bring new enlarged folders device to access apps within the folder. It will allow users to open the app without opening the folder. Moreover, users can even swipe within the folder to launch the apps.



  • Blossom Wallpapers

As mentioned above, the new ColorOS 13 Update brings many new Material UI wallpapers. The latest Android-based update also gets a new live wallpaper called the Blossom. This wallpaper is not any ordinary live wallpaper. This wallpaper is designed to showcase a plant’s growth, indicating how much time a user has spent on their smartphone. Also Read – Apple iPhone 14 models and colors

Oppo ColorOS 13 Update brings the new Blossom Live Wallpaper, which will work on all the updated Oppo smartphones
Oppo ColorOS 13 Update also brings the new Blossom Live Wallpaper, also offers Real-time screen timing

The plant will start budding at midnight and continues to grow as the user uses their smartphone. If the user uses the smartphone for more hours than the set limit, the plant will turn into a metallic piece of art. Additionally, the plant’s colour will always match the app we are using for longer durations. It is a fantastic new feature with the latest Oppo ColorOS 13 Update.




  • New Control Center

With the launch of ColorOS 13, users can now get the first look at the new control centre. The new control centre will have enlarged toggles for two of the favourite quick settings. The music player design has also been modified. It will appear adjected to the two enlarged tiles on the quick settings menu. The layout of the quick settings menu has also been improved. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 over Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 price in Myanmar

New Control Centre design with Oppo ColorOS 13 Update running on the latest Oppo smartphones
New Control Centre design with Oppo ColorOS 13 Update running on the latest Oppo smartphone
  • Smart Features

Alongside the Oppo ColorOS 13, the company will also push several new intelligent features. The Always-On Display will also show the music player. On the AoD display, the live status from the meal delivery app will also be shown. Oppo has already confirmed its partnership with Zomato and Swiggy for the same. These food delivery apps will provide users with the live status without unlocking their smartphones.




According to recent reports, the Chinese OEM has also partnered with Bitmoji. It will allow users to display new animations on the lock screen. The latest Oppo ColorOS 13 will bring many other smart-home-screen features like Large Folder, Shelves and Home Screen Widgets. Also Read – Check out the new Samsung Galaxy phone that folds, Samsung dual screen phone

Oppo Color OS 13 for smartphones: Key highlighting features
Oppo ColorOS 13 Update for smartphones: Key highlighting features
  • Multi-screen Connect

With the ColorOS 13 skin, Oppo smartphones will also get an improved Multi-Screen Connect version. This new feature will allow users to sync their Oppo phones or Oppo Tablets with any PC or Laptop. This feature is handy for transferring files between two devices. This feature will also allow displaying the mobile screen on the PC or laptop.



  • Privacy and Security

The all-new Android 13 Based Oppo ColorOS 13 also gets upgraded privacy and security-related features. Furthermore, it will allow us to protect users’ data. To hide private and sensitive information, OPPO has implemented an automatic pixelation tool for conversation screenshots. The system will provide regular clear clipboard data to safeguard privacy. Moreover, the users can connect to any Wi-Fi with Nearby Wi-Fi capability without disclosing their precise location. The Chinese smartphone maker claims that its Private Safe offers exceptional levels of security since it is encrypted using the well-known Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).

An updated version of Omoji feature with the latest Color OS 13. It will work on multiple Oppo smartphones
An updated version of Omoji feature with the latest Color OS 13 update
  • Emoji

The Omoji feature was first introduced with the ColorOS 12 Update. This feature gets a nice update with ColorOS 13 for Oppo smartphones. Now users can customize the Omoji with 136 new accessories. The latest update also brings new facial features, makeup and much more.




Oppo ColorOS 13 Beta Update: List of compatible Smartphones and Tablets

Oppo has already pushed the ColorOS 13 Beta version on many devices. Many Oppo smartphones and tablets have already received the official ColorOS 13 update. First, let’s look at the list of devices that have already received the latest Oppo ColorOS 13 Beta update. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 5G succeeds Samsung Galaxy ZFold 3 5G

  • Oppo Smartphones already running on ColorOS 13 Beta

Starting in August this year, the Oppo Find X5 smartphones already received the Oppo ColorOS 13 Beta update. Two Oppo smartphones received this Beta update in September.

The Chinese smartphone makers confirmed the Beta version update for Find X5 Series smartphones
The Chinese smartphone makers confirmed the Beta version update for Find X5 Series smartphones
  • Oppo Find Series mobile phones

Another Oppo Find smartphone that already boots on the latest ColorOS Beta update includes a handset from the Oppo Find X3 Series. This Oppo Find X3 Series mobile phone received the ColorOS 13 update in September. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 Price in India, Charger for Xperia Z3

1. Oppo Find X5 Pro (September)
2. Oppo Find X5 (September)
3. Oppo Find X3 Pro (September)



  • Oppo Reno Series smartphones

The already available Oppo Reno8 Pro 5G was the first Reno series handset to receive the latest ColorOS 13 Beta update. The Pro variant under the Reno 8 Series received the ColorOS Beta update earlier in September this year. Also Read – Oppo Reno Series features Oppo like iPhone

The Chinese smartphone makers confirmed the Beta version update for Reno8 Pro 5G phone
The Chinese smartphone makers confirmed the Beta version update for Reno8 Pro 5G phone
  • Oppo Reno 8 and Reno 7 Series

Similarly, the vanilla variant of the Oppo Reno8 Series received the ColorOS Beta update in October. Alongside the Oppo Reno8, the Reno 7 Series also received the new Android update. FYI, the Oppo Reno 7 series includes three handsets. The Oppo Reno 7 4G, Reno 7 5G and the Oppo Reno 7 Pro 5G. The ageing Oppo Reno 6 5G was the only variant under Reno 6 Series to receive the ColorOS 13 Beta update in October. Another smartphone under Oppo Reno 7 series with the name Oppo Reno 7Z 5G received the ColorOS 13 Beta update in November.



  • Oppo Reno 6 Series 5G and Reno 5 Series

Various smartphones accompany this handset under the Oppo Reno6 Series. Different mobile phones under Oppo Reno6 Series received the ColorOS 13 Beta update. These smartphones include the Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G, Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G Diwali Edition, and Oppo Reno 6Z 5G. Also Read – Oppo mobile phone like iPhone look, Oppo iPhone model under Reno 6 Series

In the second half of November, the Oppo Reno 5 Series started receiving the ColorOS Beta Update. Beginning with the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G was the first handset under the Oppo Reno 5 Series to receive the new Beta Update. Later, in the final week of November, this Android update was distributed to other Reno 5 Series devices. The other handset includes the Oppo Reno5 Pro 4G.

Reno6 lineup received the latest Beta update in November, the mobile phone lineup runs on all the new features
Reno6 lineup received the latest Beta update in November, the mobile phone lineup runs on all the new features

1. Oppo Reno8 Pro 5G (September)
2. Oppo Reno8 5G (October)
3. Reno7 Pro 5G (October)
4. Oppo Reno7 5G (October)
5. Oppo Reno7 (October)
6. Reno6 5G (October)
7. Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G (November)
8. Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G Diwali Edition (November)
9. Reno6 Z 5G (November)
10. Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G (November)
11. Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G (November)




  • Oppo F series smartphones

The premium budget smartphone Oppo F21 Pro is the first handset to receive the latest ColorOS 13 Beta update under the Oppo F series. This Oppo F series handset received the latest Android update in October. Also Read – New Poco mobile phone, Poco price in India

The 5G variant of Oppo F21 Pro 5G received the ColorOS 13 Beta Update in November. This handset was the first 5G phone under the Oppo F series to receive the Android-based ColorOS 13 update.

Oppo F21 Pro is the first F-Series smartphone to receive the ColorOS 13 Update
Oppo F21 Pro is the first F-Series smartphone to receive the ColorOS 13 Update

1. Oppo F21 Pro ( October)
2. Oppo F21 Pro 5G (November)

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  • Oppo K Series smartphones

The budget smartphone Oppo K10 5G also received the ColorOS 13 Beta update in October. The device received the Android update alongside multiple Reno Series and A-Series smartphones. This handset is the first Budget 5G smartphone from the Chinese smartphone makers to accept the ColorOS update. The 4G variant of Oppo K10 received the Beta update in November.




1. Oppo K10 5G (October)
2. Oppo K10 (November)

  • Oppo A Series smartphones

Recently, Oppo A77 5G and Oppo A76 also received the Android-based ColorOS Beta update in October. These Oppo A series smartphones fall under Rs 20000 price bracket. The Chinese smartphone makers target the offline market with these Oppo A series handsets. Also Read – Poco mobile, Poco New Phone under C-Series, Poco latest phone launching as new low cost phone

Both A77 5G and A76 also received the latest Android based Color OS Upgrade
Both Oppo A77 5G and Oppo A76 also received the latest Android based Color OS Upgrade

The Oppo A96 receives the ColorOS Beta update, making it a second A-series device. The ColorOS 13 skin was deployed on this device in November. Additionally, it is priced below Rs 20,000 in India.

1. Oppo A77 5G (October)
2. Oppo A76 (October)
3. Oppo A96 (November)



Oppo ColorOS 13 Update Roadmap (December Onwards)

Starting with December, the Chinese smartphone makers have already started pushing the official version of ColorOS 13 on various smartphones. However, many Oppo Reno Series and Oppo Find Series smartphones are in-line first to receive the Beta update. Also Read – Oppo Reno 6, Oppo Reno 6 Pro Plus and other Reno 6 Series mobile phone

ColorOS 13 Beta eligible handsets (December)

At the beginning of December, the Chinese smartphone makers started offering the Oppo ColorOS 13 Beta update to its remaining portfolio. This time the company is pushing the latest update to most smartphones under the Oppo Reno, Oppo Find, Oppo F series and the Oppo A Series handsets.

Find X2 Lineup mobile phone received the Beta update in the first week of December
Oppo Find X2 Lineup mobile phone also received the ColorOS 13 Beta update in the first week of December
  • Oppo Find Series handsets

Oppo Find X2 series got the ColorOS 13 Beta Update in the first week of December. The company is offering two premium smartphones under the Oppo X2 Series. Meanwhile, these include the Oppo Find X2 Pro and the Oppo Find X2 smartphones.

1. Oppo Find X2 Pro
2. Oppo Find X2




  • Oppo Reno Series

As we mentioned above, Oppo Reno8 5G Series smartphones received the ColorOS 13 Beta update in October. Now, the company is also pushing the same update to the 4G variant. The company is offering this Android-based update to the Oppo Reno8 smartphone. Additionally, in Thailand exclusively, the Oppo Reno 8Z has also started receiving the Beta update.

1. Oppo Reno 8
2. Oppo Reno8 Z (Thailand)

Reno8 5G Series smartphones received the Color OS 13 Beta update in October
Oppo Reno8 5G Series smartphones received the ColorOS 13 Beta update in October

The Chinese smartphone makers are also focussing on other Reno Series smartphones for the latest ColorOS update. The company is also pushing this Beta update to the Oppo Reno 7 Pro 5G, Oppo Reno 7 5G, Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G, Oppo Reno 6 5G, Oppo Reno 6Z, Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G in the remaining regions across the globe.




1. Oppo Reno7 Pro 5G (Remaining Global Regions)
2. Oppo Reno7 5G (Remaining Global Regions)
3. Reno6 Pro 5G (Remaining Global Regions)
4. Oppo Reno6 5G (Remaining Global Regions)
5. Oppo Reno6 Z (Remaining Global Regions)
6. Reno5 Pro 5G (Remaining Global Regions)

  • Oppo F Series smartphones

After Oppo Find and Reno Series, the Chinese smartphone makers are also offering the ColorOS 13 Update to the Oppo F21 Pro Series smartphones. Furthermore, the company is pushing this major Android-based update to Oppo F21s Pro and Oppo F21s Pro 5G. The latest ColorOS 13 Update for the Oppo F21s Pro 5G will also be exclusive to the Indian variant only.

Oppo F21S Pro 5G mobile phone will receive the Color OS 13 Update in India later this month
Oppo F21S Pro 5G mobile phone will receive the ColorOS 13 Update in India later this month

Furthermore, the company plans to offer this Beta update on Oppo F19s and Oppo F19 starting on 23 December. Meanwhile, the all-new ColorOS 13 Beta update will be pushed to these Oppo F19 Series smartphones exclusively in India.

1. Oppo F21s Pro
2. Oppo F21S Pro 5G (India only)
3. Oppo F19s (India only)
4. Oppo F19 (India only)



  • Oppo A series

The Oppo A series smartphones, including Oppo A74, Oppo A95, and Oppo A77s, are all set to receive the ColorOS 13 Beta update in the coming days. The budget Oppo A74 smartphone will also receive the ColorOS Update in Indonesia starting on 23 December. Other Oppo A series smartphones, like Oppo A77s and Oppo A95, will also receive the Beta update in India and Indonesia exclusively in the coming days.

1.Oppo A74 (India, Indonesia)
2. Oppo A77s (India, Indonesia)
3. Oppo A95 (Indonesia)

Alongside A77S, both the A77 and A95 will be upgraded to Color OS 13 Update
Alongside Oppo A77S mobile, both the Oppo A77 and OPPO A95 will also be upgraded to ColorOS 13 Update

Oppo smartphones eligible for official ColorOS 13 Update

Meanwhile, many Oppo mobile phones have already started receiving the final ColorOS 13 Update beginning this December. Moreover, the company has begun updating its Find Series, Reno Series, F series and A Series smartphones. Let’s check out these smartphones in detail.

  • Oppo Find Series

The vanilla variant Oppo Find X5 and Find X5 Pro has already started receiving the official ColorOS 13 update. Oppo Find X5 Lite will also receive the ColorOS Update beginning on 29 December in France.





The company also pushes this Android-based update to other Find X series smartphones. Meanwhile, this handset includes the ageing Oppo Find X3 Pro. Additionally, the company will offer this update to Oppo Find X3 Lite and Oppo Find X3 Neo exclusively in France.

1. Oppo Find X5
2. Oppo Find X5 Pro
3. Find X5 Lite (France)
4. Oppo Find X3 Pro
5. Oppo Find X3 Lite (France)
6. Find X3 Neo (France)

Alongside Find X5 Series, a couple of Oppo Find X3 Series smartphones will also receive Color OS 13 update
Alongside Oppo Find X5 Series, a couple of Oppo Find X3 Series smartphones will also receive Color OS 13 update
  • Oppo Reno Series

This December, the Oppo Reno8 Pro and Oppo Reno8 will also receive the official ColorOS 13 update. The Chinese smartphone makers are also planning to push this Android-based update to its Oppo Reno 7 Series smartphones. These Reno 7 series handsets also include the Oppo Reno 7 and the Reno7Z 5G. At the same time, the company is also pushing the ColorOS 13 Update on the 5G variant of Oppo Reno 7 5G exclusively for Indian variants.



  • Reno 6 and Reno 5 Series smartphones

Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G will also receive the ColorOS 13 official update in Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. Oppo Reno 6 5G will receive this update exclusively in India. Reno 6 Z will also get this update in Thailand starting on 28 December. At the same time, the ageing Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G will receive this Android-based update exclusively in the Saudi Arabia unit. Indian units of Reno 5 Pro 5G will also be getting this official Android update starting on 28 December. Additionally, Other handsets to receive the ColorOS 13 Update includes the Oppo Reno5 5G, Oppo Reno 5 Z and more.

1. Reno8 Pro
2. Oppo Reno8
3. Oppo Reno7
4. Reno7 Z 5G
5. Oppo Reno7 5G (India)
6. Reno6 Pro 5G (Indonesia, Saudi Arabia)
7. Oppo Reno6 5G (India)
8. Reno5 Pro 5G (Saudi Arabia)
9. Oppo Reno5 5G (Indonesia)
10. Oppo Reno6 Z (Thailand)
11. Reno5 Pro 5G (India, Pakistan)
12. Oppo Reno5 Z (UAE)

Many Oppo Reno Series smartphones are in line to receieve the ColorOS 13 Update in coming days, these handsets includes
Many Oppo Reno Series smartphones are in line to receieve the Color OS 13 Update in coming days, these handsets includes devices from Oppo Reno 8, Reno7, Reno 6 and Reno 5 Series
  • Oppo F series

Alongside Oppo Find and Reno Series, the Chinese smartphone makers are also offering the official ColorOS 13 Update to the Oppo F21 Pro Series smartphones. The company is also pushing this major Android-based update to Oppo F21 Pro 5G and Oppo F21 Pro. The latest ColorOS 13 Update will also be available for Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G in India starting on 28 December.

1. Oppo F21 Pro 5G
2. Oppo F21 Pro
3. Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G (India)



  • Oppo K Series

The budget smartphone Oppo K10 5G and the Oppo K10 4G are the only K Series smartphones to receive the ColorOS 13 Update shortly.

1. Oppo K10 5G
2. Oppo K10

The budget centric Oppo K Series smartphone, Oppo K10 already received the Color OS 13 Update for global markets
The budget centric Oppo K Series smartphone, Oppo K10 already received the Color OS 13 Update for global markets

Besides these smartphones, many other Oppo mobile phones will receive the Color OS update in the first half of next year. Furthermore, these smartphones include

Reno Series:
1. Oppo Reno 8 Lite 5G
2. Reno 7 Lite 5G
3. Oppo Reno 7A
4. Oppo Reno 6
5. Reno 6 Lite
6. Oppo Reno 5
7. Oppo Reno 5 F
8. Reno 5 Marvel Edition
9. Oppo Reno 5 Lite
10. Reno 5A





F Series:
12. Oppo F19 Pro
13. Oppo F19
14. Oppo F19s

Color OS Based on Android Version Rollout Timeline starting December 2022 for the phones
Color OS 13 Based on Android 13 Version Rollout Timeline starting December 2022

A Series:
16. Oppo A95
17. Oppo A94
18. Oppo A77
19. Oppo A74
20. Oppo A57
21. Oppo A57s
22. Oppo A56
23. Oppo A55
24. Oppo A54
25. Oppo A54s
26. Oppo A53s 5G
27. Oppo A16s

Do remember these ColorOS 13 Updates will deploy in small batches. Therefore, users can expect delays in receiving the update on their handset. Moreover, we will keep you posted with more list of mobile phones. Keep tracking.

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