ColorOS 6.0 vs ColorOS 7.0 features, speed & UI comparison

ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 compare

ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Comparison: ColorOS 6 was initially released in Feb 2019 in India and it was a big upgrade over its previous version ColorOS 5.0. Oppo & Realme has now released its ColorOS 7 update on 26 November 2019 in India. ColorOS 7 brings many new features and optimized User Interface. So here in this post, we have compared ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 in details.

As we all know that ColorOS 7.0 is a big upgrade over its previous version ColorOS 6.0. ColorOS 7 update brings many new features and optimized User Interface.

ColorOS 6.0 vs ColorOS 7.0

Android Version

ColorOS 6

ColorOS 6 is based on the Android 9 (Pie) operating system.

ColorOS 7

ColorOS 7 is based on the Android 10 operating system.

User Interface comparison

Home screen & Lock screen

ColorOS 6
  • You can’t change icon size and shape in ColorOS 6.
  • Icons are static and fewer realistic.
  • The smart assistant is fewer interesting.
ColorOS 7
  • Icons size and shape can be changed.
  • Icons are live and more realistic.
  • Optimized smart assistant.
  • Optimized notification center.

Smart Assistant

Coloros 6 vs coloros 7 smart assistant
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Smart Assistant

Home Screen & Icons

Coloros 6 vs coloros 7 home screen and icons
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Homescreen & Icons

Notification Center

ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 notification center
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Notification Center

ColorOS 7 Icons Video

ColorOS 7 Icons

ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Speed test

ColorOS 7 is 25% faster than ColorOS 6 in overall performance. ColorOS 7 update brings 40% RAM boost, 30% boost in system fluidity, 19% boost in FPS in gaming experience and a 15% boost in touch response. All these improvements make this upgrade very important.

ColorOS 7 improvements
ColorOS 7 improvements

ColorOS 7 is very smooth

Optimized Apps opening speed

Application comparison

Most of the apps are optimized in the ColorOS 7 update. Look and design of most of the apps have changed. Apps interface is made simple and feature-rich. Example of a few apps are as follows:

The clock app interface is redesigned. City clock shape has changed from rectangular to the circular shape.

ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Clock app compare
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Clock app

File manager app interface has also optimized. Icons are also changed and made simple.

ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 File Manager app Compare
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 File Manager app Compare

Message app user interface is slightly optimized. Message count for each sender is added.

ColorOS Message app compare
ColorOS Message app compare

Smart search support has been added in ColorOS 7. For example, you can search Color from contacts by typing 267 on your dial-pad.

ColorOS Dailer app compare
ColorOS Dailer app compare

Weather App in ColorOS 7 has different scenes for different types of weather. You can see the live scene in the update weather app. For Example, you can see live rain in weather app if there is raining outside.

ColorOS 7 vs coloros 6 weather app compare
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Weather App compare

The recent app has slightly changed in the ColorOS 7 update. You can find Clear option in ColorOS 7 recent apps whereas there is a cross icon for Close all apps shortcut.

ColorOS 7 vs coloros 6 recent apps look
ColorOS 6 vs ColorOS 7 Recent Apps UI

Dark Mode

ColorOS 6 dark mode

There is no system-wide dark mode in the ColorOS 6 update. But realme has provided a system-wide dark mode for all realme devices in ColorOS 6 updates. But it is still in beta phase having so many bugs. It doesn’t look realistic in ColorOS 6.

ColorOS 6 uses force dark mode for all apps. Third-party apps are not supported with ColorOS 6 dark mode.

ColorOS 7 Dark mode

ColorOS 7 is having a stable system-wide dark mode. It looks amazing as ColorOS 7 dark mode support more than top 200 apps available on Google Play store. So ColorOS 7 dark mode is much batter and optimized than ColorOS 6.

Digital wellbeing

ColorOS 6

ColorOS 6 is having an older version of digital wellbeing feature. Digital wellbeing feature was not launched with ColorOS 6 first update but it was added in later updates.

ColorOS 7

ColorOS 7 is launched with an improved version of digital wellbeing.

New features added in ColorOS 7 Update

There are few more apps added to ColorOS 7 update. New apps added in ColorOS 7 update are as follows:

Theme store app

Font style change option is added in the ColorOS 7 update. It is not available in the ColorOS 6 default theme store app.

Soloop Video editing app

Dedicated video editing app is added in ColorOS 7. Soloop video editing app is very useful for Vloggers. This is a very simple video editing app. Click Here to download Soloop video editing app for all mobiles.

Soloop Video Editor App

Added DocVault to settings

Oppo has introduced DocVault in partnership with Indian govt. app Digi locker. You can now keep safe your documents in DocVault. As DcoVault is very good option to keep safe your documents in digital form. With this app, you can always keep your important documents with you.

Three-finger screenshot

Three-finger screenshot has a new feature, you can edit screenshot during capturing. You can save the desired portion of your screen with the screenshot. For more info please watch the video given below:

Dual wifi support

ColorOS 7 has added a feature to connect to two Wi-Fi simultaneously. If you have two Wi-Fi available nearby your and don’t know which is fast or slow, or both of the wifi are slow then you can connect to both of that wifi at the same time and increase the overall speed.

ColorOS 7 supported devices

List of oppo and realme devices which will get ColorOS 7 upgrade are as follows:

ColorOS 7 Supported Oppo devices

coloros 7 supported oppo devices
Oppo ColorOS 7 release date

ColorOS 7 supported realme devices

ColorOS 7 supported realme devices
Realme ColorOS 7 OTA Date

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