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DeveloperOppo, Realme
OS familyAndroid
Working stateCurrent
Initial releaseSeptember 23, 2013; 6 years ago (2013-09-23)
Latest release6.0.1 / August 20, 2019; 2 months ago (2019-08-20)

ColorOS is an operating system created by OPPO Electronics. It is a fork of Google's operating system Android.


The major difference between Google's stock Android and OPPO's ColorOS is the latter's additional features. Such features include: customizable gestures for screen off, screen on, communication, phone manager, lock screen magazines, options for long screen shot, changing the screen to a warmer color temperature intended for eye protection, FTP Server and others. ColorOS, in some respects[which?], looks similar to iOS made by Apple.

ColorOS removes many settings as well. The ability to restrict an app's background data usage is removed. There is no "Data Settings" entry, and users may only set alarms when mobile data reaches a certain limit, as opposed to stock Android which can also automatically turn off mobile data. However, in recent updates ColorOS fixed this issue. Moreover, ColorOS manages RAM differently than stock Android. It allows apps and games to run in the background indefinitely if those apps aren't force stopped in those apps' individual settings.


List of ColorOS releases:


  1. ^ "Oppo announces bright ColorOS 6.0 with machine learning and new font". Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  2. ^

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