Chinese manufacturer Oppo, on the fifth anniversary of its ColorOS operating system, hosted an event in Shenzhen, China. During the event, the company announced the latest variant of the OS – ColorOS 6.0. According to Oppo, ColorOS has undergone 13 major updates until now. It claimed that the OS has 250 million users in 140 countries and regions.
Just like Xiaomi MIUI 10 and Samsung One UI, the ColorOS 6 also offers a better navigating experience on devices with a large display
New ColorOS 6 features
When it comes to features, the new user interface will have four fundamental design changes. Firstly, there is a revamped UI layout with rearranged text displays and icon distribution. There is an all-white design giving it a borderless look. Besides this, there is a progressive color scheme and Oppo has used a gradient design for several system applications and the whole UI. On the whole, the new OS looks more refined as well as elegant. The interface has a new font called Oppo Sans and a new text typesetting will be introduced. The text layout scheme will complement the comprehensive screen design and enhance reading efficiency by minimizing visual fatigue. The interface will adjust the system cutscenes and combine animations subtly. Also, the game sounder feature has been added to provide gripping effects. There are numerous sound templates letting users customize the same freely. It will be available in the open beta version of the interface soon.
Another big feature was AI for background processes. OPPO mentioned that ColorOS will use AI to observe app usage for 15 days based on which it will decide to freeze or hold apps in memory, 20 minutes after a user exits it. According to the company, this improves battery performance by 7 percent. Additionally, there’s a ‘game sounder’ feature to customize sound templates for gaming. This feature will be in a beta soon. Moreover, with ColorOS 6.0, Hyper Boost will be available for more entry-level devices,