OPPO K7x Receives Android 12 Official Update in China

The K7x smartphone was launched almost 2 years ago back in November 2020. The smartphone was initially launched with ColorOS 7.2 based on Android 10 out of the box, however, it seems that has provided this mid-range MediaTek Dimensity 720-powered smartphone with a very good software support track record. This is because the device received an Android 11 in 2021, and today in 2022, Android 12 is currently being officially rolled out to the device as well. 

K7x from November 2020. Source: Oppo

That’s 2 major Android OS upgrades for a rather mid-range smartphone powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G chipset, kudos to for supporting the software long term on their mid-rangers as well.


The news comes from ’s Official Forum in China where the company had announced starting from today onwards K7x users in China will be able to update their smartphone to the latest official version of the ColorOS 12 x Android 12 operating system.

Oppo K7x ColorOS 12 Android 12 update
K7x ColorOS 12 x Android 12 Update

If you brimming with excitement and want to be the first to receive the official update on your K7x device, you need to follow the steps below:

  1. Ensure that your device is on the latest stable firmware version number C.10. (Settings > About Phone> Version information > Version number)
  2. Then tap on  “Settings > Software Update > Settings gear icon in the upper right corner > Upgrade for early adopters > Apply official version update > Tick “I have read and agree to the “Privacy Policy” > Apply Now”
  3. After the application, you will be greeted to a page of the changelog for the ColorOS 12 x Android 12 update. Here, tap on check for updates and then tap on download update.
  4. Your update will be immediately downloaded and then installed upon successful download.

In the announcement post, has noted that this official ColorOS 12 x Android 12 update will not clear user data, but the company highly recommends its users to back up important personal data in advance to at least have a data backup when things suddenly go wrong.

states that it should be noted that there are still many common third-party applications that are not yet compatible with Android 12. Therefore, there may be situations where third-party applications cannot be used normally after the update (such as app crashes, stutters, blank screens, abnormal power consumption, etc.). The brand then states that it recommends its Chinese users to update the app to the latest version in the company’s app store after the update to prevent bugs and crashes on these 3rd party applications.

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