OPPO To Offer 4 ColorOS Updates & 5 Years Of ‘Regular’ Patches For All Flagships From 2023

Exactly a year ago, Oppo announced a new update policy, promising three major Android OS updates and four years of security patches for the Find X series flagships. Recently OPPO again impressed us with great news! The Chinese tech giant has announced a new update policy for flagship phones.

According to the information, OPPO has confirmed that “selected devices launched in 2023” will now receive four ColorOS updates and five years of regular security patches. It means that this latest update policy is applicable for future flagship smartphones launching next year. Therefore, Find X5 Pro and Find N smartphone users are not included in this new update policy.

It’s curious to see Oppo explicitly saying that it guarantees four major “Color OS” updates. However, it could theoretically only offer one or two Android version upgrades. But a company hasn’t still needs to confirm which of its phones will benefit from this extended support period, meaning it’s unclear whether it’s just Oppo flagship phones or will apply to the midrange lineup as well.

Like Google and Samsung, OPPO also offers five years of security patches. On the other hand, OnePlus also matches the same update policy as OPPO, which was announced earlier this month. Read more…

On the other hand, we can expect that OPPO and OnePlus will bring their older update policy to mid-range smartphones, which offer three years of OS updates and four years of security patches.

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Jurin Charnvirakul

Jurin Charnvirakul has been a part-time editor at RM Update since 2020, and full-time since 2021. Now, focus your articles on buying guides, tutorials, offer recommendations and product analysis. Graduated in Journalism Communication.

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