OnePlus 9R upgrades to ColorOS 12.1 based on Android 12

It’s not been even a month since the OnePlus 9R received the Android 12-based skin iteration. The company is now releasing an upgrade over the previous version. The smartphone is now getting the ColorOS 12.1 update based on the latest operating system.

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The latest ColorOS 12.1 package for the OnePlus 9R is bundled with the firmware version C.21. The build is packed with a bunch of features, new addition, optimizations, and more. In addition, the changelog is pretty hefty as you can see below.


  • New design
    • The borderless design concept has evolved again, and the design language of real noise reduction makes the experience simple, easy and burden-free
      Convenient and efficient
    • [New] Portable card holder, easy to organize and share photos of cards and receipts in the album
    • [New] Open the floating window in the split-screen state, support three applications to display at the same time, and the floating window and split-screen applications can be switched to each other, making it more convenient to collaborate on the same screen
    • [Optimization] Flashback window interaction, add support for clock application
    • [Optimization] The free translation function, after the smart sidebar is enabled, adds support for selecting full-screen translation
      seamless interconnection
    • Application multi-open function, support to open up to three application windows on the computer at the same time, multi-task parallel processing is more efficient
  • Security Privacy
    • [New] Clipboard read permission settings, control the access permissions of third-party applications to clipping information, and protect information security
  • Game experience
    • [Added] HyperBoost full-link game frame stabilization technology
    • GPA frame stabilization technology to find the best balance between performance and power consumption to achieve stable frame rate and lower power consumption in key scenes (supports some games)

The latest update is rolling out in batches. It will steadily make way for all users after making sure there are no critical bugs. Alternatively, you can manually check for the update via Settings > Software Updates > Download and Install.

Related: OnePlus 8 series receives a new software update based on ColorOS 12
Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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