Oppo A9 and A5 are receving March 2021 security patch update


Oppo issued an official roadmap regarding the rollout of Android 11 based ColorOS 11 skin. According to the schedule, both Oppo A9 and A5 are eligible to receive the customized skin and will grab the beta version of the same in the second quarter of 2021. For now, these smartphones are acquiring the March 2021 Android security patch update.

Oppo A9 and A5

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The latest package is based on Android 10 based ColorOS 7.1. For Oppo A9, the build bumps the firmware version to CPH1937EX_11_C.75. On the other hand, the update can be identified by version number CPH1931EX_11_C.75 for Oppo A5.

Keep in note that this is just a push to the security level and does not bring any major features or changes in user experience.


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    • Added the March 2021 Android security patches to enhance system security.

As most of the updates occur, this too is having a phase-wise rollout. If you own an Oppo A9 or A5, you will soon receive a pop-up notification regarding the build. Else you can navigate it via Settings app -> Software Update -> Download and Install.

Related: Oppo Find X receiving new March 2021 security update

Oppo A9 

The smartphone powers Snapdragon 665 and Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. At the front, it carries a 16MP lens while the rear camera offers a quad-camera setup indulging 48MP wide, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor.

Oppo A5

Oppo A5 offers a similar processor and display as Oppo A9 while the storage option differs to 128GB and 4GB RAM. If we talk about the camera, it holds a quad-rear module with 12MP wide, 8 MP ultrawide, 2 MP macro, and 2 MP depth lens. For selfies, the phone has a single 8MP shooter.

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