UPDATE 2: February 08, 2022
According to the report, the new OS could be called H2OOS, as recently the company also registered a trademark for this name. Additionally, the Unified OS will be based on Android 13. The new OS will be launched alongside the next flagship smartphone by OnePlus.
UPDATE 1: February 02, 2022
- OnePlus and Oppo’s new unified OS delayed, may not be released until later this year
According to the latest report, the global version of the OnePlus 10 Pro will not be running on the new unified OS, instead, it will run the Android 12-based OxygenOS 12. The device was initially expected to run the new unified OS, a new OS after the merger between OnePlus and Oppo last year.
Android Central reported that “an insider source” confirmed that OnePlus and Oppo’s “new unified OS has been delayed and may not be released until later this year.”
The company is expected to launch the OnePlus 10 Pro phone globally by the end of March. The device has already launched in China with Android 12-based ColorOS 12.1.
Original Article: September 20, 2021
- OnePlus and Oppo phones will run a unified OS, launching with the OnePlus 10 series
OnePlus has confirmed that the flagship device of 2022 will run a merged ColorOS and OxygenOS. According to the blog post in the OnePlus Forums by company CEO Pete Lau, OnePlus shares as it “OnePlus 2.0”.
OnePlus also confirmed that the codebase merger was completed in June. The company recently released OnePlus Nord 2, running OxygenOS as a skin over Oppo’s ColorOS.
The company said that the next OnePlus flagship will debut with this integrated OxygenOS and ColorOS software in 2022, likely to the OnePlus 10:
In terms of timeline, for global OnePlus devices, we will first introduce the integrated OS with the launch of our next flagship series in 2022. The integration will be fully completed together with the next major Android update in 2022. We will share more details about when specific devices will receive the new OS at a later date.
Check the complete announcement below: