Oppo has released the ColorOS 6 update for Oppo K1 and Oppo R15 Pro. Oppo K1 and Oppo R15 Pro are still stuck on Android Oreo, but the new ColorOS 6 update has finally upgraded its software to Android Pie. The update brings a ton of visual and functional tweaks, which include new features such as hyper boost, new gestures, upgraded game space, camera improvement, flash on call alert, screen color mode and riding mode in addition to the new design.
The official Oppo Software Update forum mentions that the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 update for the Oppo K1 and Oppo R15 Pro was released on January 1 via Stable Channel. Gadgets 360 has learned from Oppo that the update is being rolled out in a phased manner. The new update build number for Oppo K1 is CPH1893EX_11_C.32 and its size is 2.59GB, while the build number for Oppo R15 Pro is CPH1831EX_11_C.32 and 2.98GB in size. Oppo has not specified the security patch level, but we suspect that the ColorOS 6 update brings a December Android security patch.
The change of ColorOS 6 update is same for Oppo K1 and Oppo R15 Pro phones. Talking about the new features, the update brings a new UI design that is tailor-made for the bezel-less screen and gives a new look. The update also upgrades Hyper Boost and introduces three new elements – Game Boost 2.0 to reduce lag, System Boost for the overall Smoothie UI navigation experience, and App Boost to optimize app performance. The game space has also received a facelift, and it also adds My Games Moments Hub to save gameplay screenshots and screen recordings.
ColorOS 6 also enhances the look and feel of the home screen, adding new wallpapers (both static and live), drawer mode, and batch icon management tools. The camera UI has been tweaked and portrait mode has also received some customizations. A custom function has also arrived, allowing users to save photos and videos to a separate folder in the gallery. In addition, the update adds the Call on Flash feature to alert users, and enables support for connecting with two devices simultaneously via Bluetooth. Finally, the ColorOS 6 update display for the Oppo K1 and Oppo R15 Pro also adds riding mode and color screen mode to control the display.