OnePlus 9 series to arrive with ColorOS 11 in China, global units will stick to OxygenOS

Yordan, 22 March 2021

OnePlus, the totally independent brand that has nothing to do with Oppo, has announced its Chinese units will switch from HydrogenOS to ColorOS, starting with the 9 series that will debut tomorrow. The announcement arrived on OnePlus community forums, but a staff member assured the global devices will stick to OxygenOS.

OnePlus 9 series to arrive with ColorOS 11 in China, global units will stick to OxygenOS

HydrogenOS is a bit different from OxygenOS, mainly because it lacks Google services and is adapted to the Chinese market. The new ColorOS will be customized, “tailored specifically for OnePlus devices”.

The OnePlus spokesperson also said OnePlus “remains committed to offering a fast and smooth experience with OxygenOS” for users outside mainland China.

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  • GU

Root is not neccessary to update to Oxygen OS . Just download the officicial Oxygen OS update file from One plus and update locally.

  • Anonymous

he said literally that ColorOS copied from iOS, not sure if you're trolling or just aggressively agreeing

  • Anonymous

Yea they lost their edge where cheaper price flagship killer. My last oneplus is/was 7t pro. I felt its expensive I am now moving to poco f3 gg. If oneplus 10/11 isn't too expensive I might return.

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