Vivo Funtouch OS 14 on Android 14 unveiled
The updated mobile operating system brings all the advantages of the new version of Android 14, with Vivo’s unique response to consumer needs, to provide a better and more relaxed user experience. Funtouch OS 14 was created with a focus on the development of storage space distribution, the ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time, personalization of the device, protection of privacy and security, as well as a rich offer of new tools for videos, so that the device allows more room for creativity and flexibility.
Funtouch OS 14 brings another novelty in the series – Smooth Envision, an innovative approach that makes the OS experience more relaxed in every way. By reducing the number of persistent and repetitive processes, as well as optimizing the use of RAM, Funtouch OS 14 has improved system performance, screen adaptability and the ability to seamlessly keep multiple applications active at the same time.
This improved memory saving feature adds up to 600 MB of available space to devices with a RAM configuration of 8 GB and above, making multitasking extremely easy. For added comfort, a new function App Retainer it will make sure that apps with the necessary permissions (that weren’t closed manually) are returned to the last interface, so users can easily pick up where they left off.
It is available on certain smartphone models Motion Blur feature, which uses advanced algorithms to simulate motion blur when opening and closing apps on the home screen. This software approach improves screen clarity at a 60Hz refresh rate by an impressive 18.7%, ensuring smooth visual transitions.
Do more at once: Improved multitasking features
To take multitasking to a much higher level, Funtouch OS 14 has an improved “small window” function. Thanks to the improved visibility of the setting lines, it is now easier for users to use their device and understand the scope of all settings.
It is possible to keep up to 12 small windows active in the background, and the OS offers a side swipe option to close the window, thus giving more control but also freedom over the screen. In situations like driving, watching videos and chatting at the same time, users can focus on one app but still monitor the other. Just for such cases, a new non-interactive small window mode has been created and introduced, and users can easily switch between small window modes with just one touch.
Find your true colors: Personalize the user experience
With a host of new personalization options, Funtouch OS 14 allows its users to express their unique style. From now on, all owners of this device can customize the clock on their lock screen by choosing one of three layout styles and eight font styles.
Novi always on styles and the new minimalist theme offer even more options to customize and play with your Vivo device. New monochromatic MY color palette theme, based on Android Material You design, offers a simple and elegant choice of colors. In addition, this feature contributes to energy savings by optimizing the screen for grayscale visuals.
Unleash your creativity with new advanced video editing tools
To create unique and stunning content, without having to rely on apps that need to be downloaded and often paid for, Funtouch OS 14 comes with outstanding video editing capabilities. Users can now send and share their videos with all the original quality features as this device supports it. Customizable video quality settings, including resolutions up to 4K at 60FPS, give users greater creative control and flexibility. In addition, 25 more filters have been designed for easy and quick video editing, all visible through thumbnail view, in order to better present the original effects and thus facilitate the final selection of filters.
Additionally, Funtouch OS 14 provides an even better album preview and overall viewing experience on the device, allowing users to adjust video playback speed, watch videos in loop-in, as well as to enjoy in full screen experience or quality equipment screenshot.
Protection of user privacy and security
Funtouch OS 14 allows users to share their device’s content while maintaining complete control over all their personal data. New feature Smart Mirroring allows you to share your screen without worrying about an activity notification appearing on another device, accidentally revealing any information or personal data. What’s more, users’ hidden photos are now protected with an additional password verification step.
More information about the exact launch date of Vivo Funtouch OS 14 will be announced soon.