Oppo planning Project Spectrum near-stock Android ROM for the R7s in 2016

The new Oppo R7s is now on sale in Europe, and while we're waiting on our review unit to land, we bring news of the exciting sounding "Project Spectrum" from the Chinese manufacturer. Having been already announced for the Find 7 and Find 7a, one Android Central reader posed the question in the comments as to whether it would find its way to the R7s.

And Oppo responded with good news. It currently plans to offer the software for the R7s in early 2016. There isn't a solid date beyond that at this time.

Project Spectrum is Oppo's next step in Android software and it's fair to say it's a big departure from Color OS, the manufacturers current custom software. Project Spectrum is a near-stock experience based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Instead of customizing the entire operating system from scratch, Project Spectrum looks to follow the trend of near-stock with custom apps and features added on top.

We'll have more on the Oppo R7s in the coming weeks so stay tuned for that. If you're interested in picking one up in Europe, hit the links below.

Buy Oppo R7s at Amazon UK (opens in new tab) Buy Oppo R7s at OppoStyle

Richard Devine
  • Good on ya. Love stock. Posted via the Android Central App from my LG G4
  • So... Oxygen OS for Oppo phones...
  • Pretty much, but that isn't a bad thing by any stretch of the imagination. Posted via the Android Central App
  • How about r7 plus?? This is my first non Nexus phone after 3 Nexuses and I'm enjoying color os more than I thought I would. But near stock Android should mean faster future updates as well! Posted via the Android Central App
  • How does the hardware on this stack up against 2015 flagships? With a lot of the OEMs in America headed for the dumpster we need some new blood and stock Android could go a long way towards me considering some of these less known brands.
  • Will tell you soon. Mine is currently on a DHL van :) Posted via the Android Central App
  • Getting back to my request with an article - now that's cool :) Posted via the Android Central App