New updates are added on June 12, 2020: Well, the wait is finally over as the Chinese OEM Oppo is now pushing the stable Android 10 update with ColorOS 7 for the Oppo A11 smartphone. The update as you would expect is live for the users in China and is expected to be pushed for other regions soon. The official update will be hitting the units with version number C.62. The update brings in all the features of Android 10 along side all the features of the ColorOS 7 as well. Here is the complete changelog of the update:
· New borderless design, new upgrade, more shocking visual, more efficient operation, more natural experience
· Added OPPO Sans default font, overall simple and elegant, full of technological beauty
· Added Breeno instructions, allowing you to complete daily tasks faster with fewer steps, and create personalized shortcut instructions
· Add Breeno voice, photo search function, voice search based on photo time, location, people, etc.
· Added Breeno voice, camera wake-up, voice switchable camera mode
· Added Breeno voice, open and close dark mode, query steps, open Breeno screen and other voice commands
· New Breeno suggestions, wake-up reminders, today’s schedule and wearing recommendations, etc.
· New Breeno suggestions, bus information cards, real-time reminder of bus information
· New Breeno suggestion, low battery reminder, automatically detect nearby charging treasure merchants when low battery
· Add Breeno sleep mode, enter dark mode at night, and turn on do not disturb
·New Breeno screen, meeting schedule information recognition, can add schedule with one click
·Optimized Breeno scan, independent code scanning and object recognition, easy to evoke
· New Breeno driving, can quickly open the phone, music, WeChat and a recently used application
·New Breeno quick view, news information module
·Optimize visual interaction and enhance one-handed operation experience
· Optimized the smart sidebar, replaced the file desk with file management, and removed three quick tools: Breeno voice, super clear visual effects, and notification do not disturb
·New note shortcut tool
· Added support for drag and drop applications to achieve fast split screen
·Add “buoy transparency” and “buoy full screen hide” setting items
·Optimize the range of floating window mode, more applications support the opening of floating window
· Added floating window bubble function, support rapid expansion / folding floating window
·Optimize the three-finger screenshot, you can press and slide with three fingers to select the screenshot area; long press and slide to drag out the screen to quickly take a long screenshot
·New screenshot setting, you can adjust the position of preview floating window, set prompt sound, etc.
·Optimize screenshot preview floating window, pull down to share, pull up floating window for long screenshot
“Navigation Gesture 3.0”
Added a switch that slides inward from both sides of the screen and stays to switch the previous application
· Optimize all gestures to support horizontal screen scenes
· Added two-side swipe gesture and added vibration switch when returning
· Added flashback button, support desktop display of important information for navigation, taxi, game, one key to quickly return to the application
· New dark color mode, power saving and eye protection
· Added focus mode to help shield the outside world from interruptions when working or studying
· Added a new charging animation style
· Add wireless printing, wirelessly connect to the printer, print pictures and PDF files conveniently
· Optimized control center interaction, one-handed operation experience is more friendly
· Added screen recording pause function
· Added screen recording floating window and recording settings
· New 360 cleaning engine
· Added new global themes with more playability
· Added global delete sound effect, calculator button sound, compass pointing sound feedback
· Optimize the built-in ringtone resources
· Added barrier-free TalkBack suspension prompt
· Add barrier-free color mode to improve the experience of visually impaired users
· Added the recent task management page, including the memory display of the latest task switch and application lock management
· Optimize the visual interaction in game space
· Optimize the startup animation of the game space
· Added new interactive live wallpaper
· Add Art+ Static Wallpaper
· New desktop slide down setting item, you can customize to open the global search or notification center
· New desktop icon customization, you can customize the icon size, shape, style
· Optimize the unlocking process, switch to unlock mode
· Optimized password unlock visual, more convenient to unlock with one hand
· Added lock screen support for live wallpapers
· New desktop simple mode, larger font icons, more concise and clear
·Add password book function, automatically fill in the password, realize one-key login
· Added the usage time of the remote guard application, you can view the application status of the bound mobile phone in the past 7 days
· New remote guarding deactivation period, can set the deactivation period for binding mobile phones
· Add a new remote guard application to set a time limit, you can set the use time of the bound mobile application, and limit the number of games in some games
· Added one-key remote guard navigation, one-key navigation to the location of the bound mobile phone
· Added SOS emergency contact intelligent customer service for help. When the emergency contact does not answer the call, the intelligent customer service will help continue to call the emergency contact
· Add random MAC address to connect to WiFi, block targeted advertising, protect privacy, and make information more secure
· Added icon prompt in the status bar when using sensitive permissions, you can view the details of the specific called application, to prevent personal privacy disclosure
· Add permission usage record, you can view the history of application calling permissions
· Add password book to support mobile phone moving
·Add note pad pattern
· Newly added background settings for notes, providing 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
· Added reminder function for note time, can set reminder time for memo items
· Added the function of deleting and retrieving sticky notes. The deleted sticky notes will be kept in the recently deleted folder for 30 days.
· Add the function of note agency, support one-click to modify the status and set time reminder, and manage the agency affairs efficiently
· Added the function of encrypted folder with notes, which supports storing the private information in the notes into the encrypted folder, without worrying about the leakage of private information
· Add calculator small window mode, support quick start through control center and smart sidebar
· Add recording to text, can convert recording information to text, and support quick export of text
· New recording cutting function, which can cut the existing recording to obtain important clips
· Newly added calendar supports custom setting schedule repetition period
· Add calendar/schedule sharing, invite friends to join through OPPO account, WeChat applet, share calendar/schedule dynamics
· Added alarm clock dynamic weather ringtone, matching different ringtones according to the weather of the day
· New weather animation effect, showing different dynamic effects according to different weather
· New file management Add OPPO cloud disk entry, can access OPPO cloud content
· Optimize camera interaction and enhance operating experience
· Optimized photo countdown interaction and prompt sound
· Optimize the interaction of album atlas, the level is clearer, and it is more convenient to find pictures
· New album recommendation, support more than 80 types of scene recognition
· Added OPPO intercommunication to support intercommunication with vivo and Xiaomi devices
· Optimize the phone book vision to bring a more concise and efficient experience
· Add a quick setting page for unfamiliar calls, add a contact with one key, add a mark or join a blacklist
· Add a period of deactivation, customize the period of deactivation, effectively manage mobile phone usage time
· New application setting time limit, you can set the duration of the application, limit the number of games in some games, to prevent apps and games from indulging
· Optimized setting search function, support fuzzy search and search record display
· Newly added Soloop to record, better understand your video intelligent creation tool
· Add health, monitor sports health data, provide health services
New updates are added on May 27, 2020: The Android 10 (ColorOS 7) trial program for the Oppo A11 is now live for the users of the device in China. The update is limited to 20,000 users of the Oppo A11 and they are required to be running A.49 official ROM in order to be eligible to receive the update. The update brings in all the new features of the ColorOS 7 for the phone along with the core features of Android 10 for the device. As expected, the beta update has been pushed in Q2 of 2020 and soon the stable update will be pushed for the device. For more information, you can head here.
The Oppo A11 smartphone was launched in October 2019 that has a bigger battery, powerful budget mid-range processor, quad rear cameras, etc. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie on the top of ColorOS 6 out-of-the-box. Now, if you’re one of the Oppo A11 handset users and eagerly waiting for the Android 10 official stable update on your device, you should read this article as the Oppo A11 Android 10 ColorOS 7: First Beta To Be Out on May 15.
After releasing the Android 10 officially by Google, most of the smartphone OEMs were started cooking their own customized skin based on Android Q that brings most of the native features and customizations. However, not all the device model users are lucky enough to receive the official stable update even after a couple of months. Unfortunately, the massacre of Coronavirus again delayed the development and release of the software update. Now, the company is again able to deliver updates.
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ColorOS 7 Features (Android 10)
Oppo has launched its new custom skin version called ColorOS 7 officially a couple of months ago. If you’re one of the Oppo Reno 2 users then you should wait for the official stable update based on Android 10. It features plenty of customized features or options specific for the Oppo devices along with most of the native Android 10 features. Let’s take a quick look below.
- Redesigned UI
- New icons pack with a custom shape, size
- Breeno Smart Voice Assistant
- Improved RAM management
- New sound effects
- Portrait Mode 2.0
- Soloop video editor
- Improved visual design and UI elements
- ART+ Wallpapers
- System-wide Dark Mode
- Improved notification center
What’s on Android 10?
Google has announced the 10th iteration of Android OS in September 2019. It comes with several features and system improvements. To be very specific, the Android 10 version mainly offers better user experience and privacy/security features.
It features System-wide Dark Mode, Gestures Navigation, Wi-Fi & QR Code scanning, improved app sharing menu, improved app permissions, enhanced location privacy control, easy security updates, Focus mode, live caption, family link, multi-camera API, built-in call screening, sound amplifier, better notification control, and more. It also offers 5G support, foldable support, improved lock screen, smart reply, etc.
Oppo A11 Android 10 ColorOS 7 Update Status
New Update on April 30, 2020: Previously, it was scheduled and expected to receive the Oppo A11 Android 10 beta update over ColorOS 7 in Q2 this year but things have changed a bit. Due to the delay in software development as well know about the Coronavirus outbreak and quarantine, the update release date has been set to May 15, 2020.
The ColorOS Community has officially revealed the ColorOS 7 early adopters update for a couple of devices and Oppo A11 is one them. To be very specific, the May 15 is only scheduled for Oppo A11 and Oppo A11x (Oppo A9 2020) model in China. So, all the Oppo A11 device users should fasten their seatbelt as the global beta update should start very soon.
According to the recent software development, Oppo has mentioned clearly that some of the budget category Oppo devices will also be able to receive the software update by Q2 2020. The company will start rolling out the early adopters update from Q2 2020 in China. All the interested beta testers can apply for the early beta testing whenever the recruitment process started.
Oppo A11 Device: Overview
The handset came with a 6.5-inches IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio screen. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie (ColorOS 6) and equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, Adreno 610 GPU. The device is paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via a dedicated microSD card slot.
It has a quad rear camera setup of a 12MP (wide, f/1.8) + an 8MP (ultrawide, f/2.3) + a 2MP (f/2.4) + a 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens with PDAF, AutoFocus, HDR, Panorama, an LED flash. While the front packs an 8MP (f/2.0) selfie camera with HDR mode.
In terms of the connectivity options, it has a 3.5mm audio jack, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, etc. The handset features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, an accelerometer, proximity, compass sensor. It sports a massive 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging.