Oppo announced starting a partnership with Spotify thanks to which there will be greater integration between the popular music streaming service and the ColorOS 13, the user interface based on Android 13 that will gradually arrive on all eligible smartphones of the Chinese manufacturer. Oppo promises an experience “completely new, simple and customizable”, by virtue of a complete, almost native integration.
L’Always on Display of Oppo products with ColorOS 13 now allows you to have a clear and interactive overview of the content playing on Spotify, with an interface on the low-power screen similar to the one you would have with the display active and the phone unlocked: forward, backward, pause, likes and recommended content.
And in fact, a similar one arrives, indeed identical but without reproduction controls, inside Shelf, the section accessed by swiping to the right on the homescreen. From here you can start one of the recommended contents at any time, and the same widget can be added to the homescreen.
If – Always on aside – the previous innovations also exist on other Android smartphones, the question regarding the alarm clocks. Oppo and Spotify have worked for integrate the service into the Clock app standard on the ColorOS 13, which means that you can wake up to the rhythm of a Spotify song or playlist or to the latest episode of your favorite podcast.
Our collaboration with Spotify represents a new exploration of the possibilities of smartphone operating systems – said Gary Chen, Head of Oppo Software Product. Through features that we have developed with our partners, simple, intelligent and designed for the end user, we want to offer a smarter and more efficient operating system, allowing them to spend more time enjoying the music and other most popular features of Oppo smartphones. .
Here at Spotify – echoes Ian Geller, Spotify’s Global Head of Consumer Business Development – we work to offer our users the best possible listening experience. Our partnership with Oppo enhances Spotify’s user experience by integrating it with those of ColorOS 13, delivering value for both companies’ existing and new consumers.