In mid-2019, Realme has launched another entry-level budget category smartphone called Realme 5. It has an HD+ LCD display, an octa-core processor, up to 4GB RAM & 128GB storage, quad rear cameras, a bigger battery, and more. The handset came with Android 9.0 Pie over ColorOS 6 out-of-the-box and a month ago, Realme has released the Android 10 and Android 11 updates for this model.
If you are someone who is wondering Realme 5 and 5S will get the official Android 12 (Realme UI 3.0) update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will make sure to update you on all the Realme 5 and 5S Android 12 (Realme UI 3.0) related news, information, downloads, and also guide you to flash the firmware on your device.
Realme 5 Specifications: Overview
It has a 6.5-inches IPS LCD display that has a 720×1600 pixels resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection, etc. The device is equipped with a Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with Adreno 610 GPU, 3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage, and a dedicated microSD card slot.
The handset packs quad rear cameras of a 12MP (wide, f/1.8) + an 8MP (ultrawide, f/2.2) + a 2MP (macro, f/2.4) + a 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens along with HDR, PDAF, an LED flash, Panorama, etc. While the front features a 13MP (wide, f/2.0) that has HDR and Panorama mode. The device sports a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging.
It features a 3.5mm audio jack, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, FM Radio, micro USB 2.0 port, etc. In terms of the sensors, the device packs a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity, compass sensor.
Android 12: What’s New?
Android 12 is the successor version of the previous generation Android 11 that was launched last year. This year Google is all set to release the much-awaited Android 12 official stable build in September 2021 just like previous trends once the version gets stable enough for public use globally.
Well, at least we’re now aware of which features or improvements are on the way, as of now. Let’s have a quick look at the top features of Android 12 that we’ll see in the final build.
- New Power Menu
- Revamped quick tiles
- Improved notifications
- Screenshot markups
- Dynamic themes
- Rich content insertion
- Hibernating apps (unused)
- Redesigned settings UI
- AVIF image support
- One-handed UI
- Improved privacy and security measurements
- Haptic-coupled audio effect
- New media player UI
- Improved app shortcut menu
- Wi-Fi password sharing using Nearby Share
- All-new home screen widgets
- Quick tap at the backside
- Software updates via Google Play
- All-new emojis
- Universal splash screens
- Quick Internet Panel
- Easy audio source selection
- Improved backup & restore
- Image blurs, color filters, and other effects
- Clipboard access notifications
- Microphone and camera running indicators
- Secured lock screen notification actions
- Improved Bluetooth permissions
- All-new Privacy Dashboard
- Improved Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode
- Improved gesture navigation for immersive mode
- And more…
Will Realme 5 and 5S Get Android 12 Update?
As we know, this device came out of the box with Android 9.0 Pie, and it has recently received the Android 10 and 11 updates. So we doubt whether these devices will get the Android 12 update, as we know Realme will roll only 2 major OS updates for all their devices in the market.
Android 12 (Realme UI 3.0) Update Tracker:
Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 12 for the Realme 5 and 5S. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. So, just stay tuned with GetDroidTips.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on December 9, 2021: Today Realme has rolled the November 2021 security patch update for the device globally with software version RMX1911EX_11_C.77. The update is based on Android 11.
Updated on January 30, 2022: Today Realme has rolled the January 2022 security patch update for the device globally with software version RMX1911EX_11_C.79. The update is based on Android 11.
Lie. Realme 5 DIDN’T GET AND NEVER WILL GET ANDROID 11. And even less will it get Android 12.