OnePlus is merging OxygenOS with Oppo’s ColorOS

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Following last month’s announcement that OnePlus was integrating with Oppo, effectively becoming a sub-brand of the phone manufacturer, the company announced on Friday that it’s also merging OxygenOS with Oppo’s ColorOS operating system (via 9to5Google).

Both companies’ software will remain separate and continue to serve their individual regions (OxygenOS for OnePlus phones globally, ColorOS on OnePlus and Oppo devices in China) but share a common codebase, which OnePlus says should standardize its software experience and streamline the development process for future OxygenOS updates.

OnePlus says the change will also allow the company to guarantee better Android update support going forward, something Samsung has also tried to improve…

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Author: Ian Carlos Campbell