Updated on March 31, 2020: The Chinese OEM OPPO has promised with the update timeline that the Oppo RX17 Pro will receive the Android 10 ColorOS 7 trial update on March 27. As the mentioned date is already passed away, a couple of RX17 Pro users have asked that when will the update will arrive. Then the official ColorOS Twitter handle has mentioned the first batch of the beta update has been released already.
While the upcoming version will be more improved than the previous one. Developers are working hard to improve the system, feedback given by the existing ColorOS 7 beta users. In the end, there is no specific word mentioned for the Oppo RX17 Pro ColorOS 7 beta by the ColorOS Global officials. So, basically, the company is trying to say that the development process is still going on and it will take some time.
Hi, the first batch of ColorOS 7 trial version for this model has been released. The next version will be better than the previous ones, since we are constantly working on improving the system based on the feedback of our users. Thank you very much for your patience and support!
— ColorOS (@colorosglobal) March 28, 2020
The Oppo RX17 Pro (also known as Oppo R17 Pro) was unveiled back in November 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo on the top of ColorOS 5.2 skin. It’s one of the upper mid-range smartphones that looks stunning with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio waterdrop notch display, gradient back panel, triple rear cameras, and more. Recently, the company has revealed the ColorOS 7 Android 10 trial version plan for a bunch of devices. Oppo RX17 Pro Android 10 ColorOS 7 update trial from 27 March 2020.
After launching the ColorOS 7 last year, the company has released the update timeline for its eligible devices. While some of the device models have already received the official ColorOS 7 Android 10 update in a phased manner and the rest of the devices are in the queue to receive the early adopters’ update in Q2 2020. Now, let’s take a quick look at the ColorOS 7 and Android 10 overview below.
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 RX17 Pro Android 10 ColorOS 7 Update Status
Recently, ColorOS Global has tweeted officially about the Android 10 based ColorOS 7 beta testing program for the devices like Reno2 Z, Reno2 F, RX17 Pro, F7 series, A9 2020, A5 2020, R15 series, K3, F9 series, etc. While the ColorOS 7 trial version ongoing in batches for the Reno 1st-gen, Reno 10x Zoom, Reno2, F11 series, Find X series, R17 series, A9, Reno Z devices.
Oppo RX17 Pro: Overview
It came with a 6.4-inches AMOLED display with 1080×2340 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The handset is equipped with a Snapdragon 710 SoC, Adreno 616 GPU. It’s paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage that is expandable via a hybrid SIM slot. The device sports a 3,700mAh battery with 50W SuperVOOC flash charging.
It packs a triple rear camera setup of a 12MP (wide, f/1.5-f/2.4) lens + a 20MP (autofocus, f/2.6) lens + a TOF 3D depth camera with dual-LED flash, HDR, Panorama, OIS, Dual Pixel PDAF, etc. On the front side, the device packs a 25MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens and HDR mode.
It has dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, USB 3.0 Type-C port, USB OTG, etc. The handset features an optical under-display fingerprint sensor, an ambient light, an accelerometer, proximity, and compass sensor.