vivo unveils OriginOS Ocean, coming to nearly existing 50 devices

Yordan, 10 December 2021

vivo unveiled its new OriginOS Ocean user interface yesterday. The company had a big event for its home crowd, since the UI is still available only in China, overseas phones ship with FuntouchOS. The OriginOS Ocean is the second major release and brings overhauled visuals and more information available at glance.

The manufacturer has posted a list of all phones that will get the new OriginOS in the future, and it includes a staggering amount of 47 different models. There are phones from all price ranges and lineups, dating back to the vivo NEX 3S from two years ago.

Eligible vivo phones for OriginOS Ocean Eligible vivo phones for OriginOS Ocean
Eligible vivo phones for OriginOS Ocean

It is worth noting the rollout will happen in four batches. The first will be starting in a couple of weeks, with the X70 and X60 series lined up for the beta, as well as the latest iQOO phones and S series devices.

All the phones will get a feature, roughly translated as “Child Guardian”, which will link the device to a parent’s device, and the grown-up can see how the phone is positioned, and therefore can relate what is the child’s posture. There are also functions like seeing how long the device is being used, which app is being used and can turn on vision protection.

In terms of safety and security, OriginOS Ocean will stop keeping passwords, biometric data and other records on cloud platforms unless specifically required by the user.

Source (in Chinese) | Via


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"" In terms of safety and security, OriginOS Ocean will stop keeping passwords, biometric data and other records on cloud platforms unless specifically required by the user. "" Anyone reading this comment, remember this is ho...

  • Anonymous

Only in China, not for outside China.

  • Au

Got x50pro china version still stuck with android 10 version but running with originOs 1.0

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