Oppo is rolling out an update of Colour OS 5.2 for Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror in China. Recently it had been revealed that the Oppo sub-brand Realme is getting the latest Colour OS update for Realme C1 and Realme 2. Now, the Oppo R15 and R15 Dream Mirror have fallen in the queue.
The new update is said to bring a few new features including AI assistant, Hyperboost, and a new video editing tool. Oppo launched the R15 and R15 Mirror edition during March in China for a starting price of CNY 2999(₹30,000 approximately), the smartphone however never made it to India.
The news about the update came from a Chinese microblogging site Weibo, according to the report from Gizmochina. The post mentioned that the updates should be rolling out soon for the Oppo R15 series. Among the new features coming with the update, the most prominent one is said to be the AI assistant, which could be summoned by holding the power button for 0.5 seconds. This new feature will help the users in scanning words, translating documents, and scanning documents.
The system update also comes with various features such as Hyperboost which optimizes the gaming performance and Smart Sidebar which lets you access app shortcuts using swipe gestures. Two new features called the Quick Freeze and SOS have also been added to the system update. Quick Freeze lets you suspend the apps that are idle in order to save power while clicking the power button 5 times consecutively sends an SOS distress signal.
Adding to this, the update also comes with a video editor that lets you edit and alter your videos on the go.
In terms of comparison, Both the Oppo R15 and the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror are almost similar phones, both sporting a 6.28-inch (1080×2280 pixels) full-HD+ OLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, dual rear camera setups, and a 20-megapixel camera front camera sensor with a f/2.0 aperture lens. The only major difference is the former is powered by Mediatek Helio P60 SoC combined with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and 6GB of RAM while the latter boasts Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of RAM.