New updates are added on June 12, 2020: Oppo has now started rolling out the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) update for the Oppo A11x alongside Oppo A11. The update is currently live in China. For a reminder, Oppo A11x is also known as Oppo A9 2020 in other regions. The update will be arriving with version number C.26 and will bring all the Android 10 core features with some extra features of ColorOS 7 along with it. In order to receive the update, users of the Oppo A11x are required to be running the version A.49/A.51. Here is the complete changelog of the update received on the Oppo A11x:
· 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: Finally, the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) early adopters program for the Oppo A11X is now live and underway ahead of the stable release. The update is limited to the Oppo A11X users in China for the model numbers PCHM30. Notably, the trial program is limited to 20,000 users of the Oppo A11x which is considerably huge as compared to other programs. Moreover, users are required to be running the A.49 ROM version in order to be eligible to receive the update.
The Chinese OEM OPPO has released its budget segment smartphone called Oppo A11X in September 2019. It came with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box and all the users are now waiting for the official stable Android 10 update based on ColorOS 7. However, it seems that Oppo is getting slightly delayed to provide the ColorOS 7 update to plenty of its eligible devices and Oppo A11X is one of them. While the Oppo A11X Android 10 ColorOS 7 early adopters will be rolled out in Q2 2020.
A couple of months ago, Oppo has released the ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update and Oppo has already had a plan for the ColorOS 7 based on the Android 10 Trial version. Now, some of the A-series, R-series and K-series device models are remaining to receive the trial version update in Q2 2020. However, there is no confirmed month or week mentioned yet officially.
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 A11X Android 10 ColorOS 7 Update Status
The company has announced the Oppo A11X Android 10 ColorOS 7 early adopters recruitment process will start from Q2 2020. We may have to wait for the official announcement for the beta testing program. Once the recruitment process starts, all the interested Oppo A11X users can apply for the beta testing and almost within 3 days after successful selection, users will get the beta update as well.
Oppo A11X Device: Overview
The smartphone came with a 6.5-inches HD+ display with 720×1600 pixels resolution. It’s powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage. While the storage can be expandable up to 256GB via a MicroSD card. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6.0.1 skin.
The device sports a 5,000mAh battery along with dual Nano-SIM. It packs a 48MP primary rear camera + an 8MP secondary ultra-wide camera + a 2MP triple camera monochrome + a 2MP depth sensor. It packs a 16MP selfie camera with AI modes.
In terms of connectivity, the handset has Wi-Fi, GPS, A-GPS, Dolby Atmos support, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G/4G LTE, etc. While the phone includes an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.