Will Realme 5 and 5S Get Android 12 (Realme UI 3.0) Update?

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.

Will Realme 5 and 5S Get Android 12 (Realme UI 3.0) Update?

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.

  1. New Power Menu
  2. Revamped quick tiles
  3. Improved notifications
  4. Screenshot markups
  5. Dynamic themes
  6. Rich content insertion
  7. Hibernating apps (unused)
  8. Redesigned settings UI
  9. AVIF image support
  10. One-handed UI
  11. Improved privacy and security measurements
  12. Haptic-coupled audio effect
  13. New media player UI
  14. Improved app shortcut menu
  15. Wi-Fi password sharing using Nearby Share
  16. All-new home screen widgets
  17. Quick tap at the backside
  18. Software updates via Google Play
  19. All-new emojis
  20. Universal splash screens
  21. Quick Internet Panel
  22. Easy audio source selection
  23. Improved backup & restore
  24. Image blurs, color filters, and other effects
  25. Clipboard access notifications
  26. Microphone and camera running indicators
  27. Secured lock screen notification actions
  28. Improved Bluetooth permissions
  29. All-new Privacy Dashboard
  30. Improved Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode
  31. Improved gesture navigation for immersive mode
  32. 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.

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Downgrade Realme 5 and 5 Pro From Android 11 to Android 10 (Rollback)


  1. is realme 5 can update to Android 12 ?? because the last update is 2021 ? or maybe the other stall has software to do it, or its maintained at android 10/11 .. or the other thing is,the Realme 5 5s 5pro is dead/does not exist ..
    please I need a clear answer ! thank you !

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