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Vivo FunTouch OS 12 update tracker: release date, list of compatible Vivo smartphones, top features

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  • Vivo has announced the rollout of FunTouch OS based on the latest Android 12 Beta
  • As many as 31 smartphones are eligible for receiving the software update
  • It will be released starting November this year

Vivo FunTouch OS 12 beta version rollout date has been announced. The brand’s proprietary UI is based on the latest Android 12. Vivo has also confirmed the list of devices confirmed to get the upcoming operating system update for its users in India. However, the brand is yet to reveal a full list of new features at the moment. 

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Many other smartphone OEMs have started releasing their Android 12 based custom skin including OnePlu’s OxygenOS 12, OPPO’s ColourOS 12, Samsung’s OneUI 4, and Realme UI 3.0

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FunTouch OS 12: release date, list of compatible smartphones

Vivo’s proprietary FunTouch OS 12 beta version will be released for its smartphones across X, Y, V, and S lineup. The devices eligible for the latest operating system update includes as many as 31 smartphones in the brand’s portfolio. The rollout schedule for the Android 12 based FunTouch OS 12 beta version will happen during the month-end with the first release for first smartphone beginning from the end of November. 

November 2021

  • Vivo X70 Pro+

December 2021

  • Vivo X60 Pro+
  • Vivo X60 Pro
  • Vivo X60
  • Vivo V21 
  • Vivo Y72 5G

January 2022

  • Vivo X70 Pro
  • Vivo V21e
  • Vivo V20 2021
  • Vivo V20
  • Vivo Y21
  • Vivo Y51A 
  • Vivo Y31

March 2022

  • Vivo X50 Pro
  • Vivo X50
  • Vivo V20 Pro
  • Vivo V20 SE
  • Vivo Y33s
  • Vivo Y20G
  • Vivo Y53s 
  • Vivo Y12s

April 2022

  • Vivo S1
  • Vivo Y19
  • Vivo V17 Pro
  • Vivo V17
  • Vivo S1 Pro
  • Vivo Y73
  • Vivo Y51
  • Vivo Y20
  • Vivo Y20i 
  • Vivo Y30

Vivo says that it aims to extend the smooth smartphone experience offered by its powerful devices to ensure continuous improvements based on evolving consumer trends and exciting new software innovations. Also, it’s worth noting that the aforementioned devices will receive the beta version of the OS, hence it may not be stable and users are recommended to wait for the final version if possible. 

FunTouch OS 12: top features

FunTouch OS 12

Customisable home screen widgets and nano music player on the FunTouch OS 12

Vivo hasn’t revealed all the new features of the FunTouch OS 12 based on Android 12. However, as per the brand’s website, the update will introduce small widgets that can be customised by the user on their smartphone’s home screen. It will also make everything accessible easily. The upcoming OS version will offer a nano music player that is said to offer a hassle-free music experience with a light tap on the home screen. FunTouch OS 12 based on Android 12 update will also bring the popular extended RAM technology by allocating a part of the ROM storage to the RAM and extending it by up to 4GB. However, it remains to be seen if the feature will be available for all Vivo smartphones. 

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