Realme 5 Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) Update: What we know so far?


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 update over Realme UI 1.0 for this model. Now, Android 11 stable release is around the corner and most of the Realme users are asking for the Realme UI 2.0 release date or compatible devices and Realme 5 owners are no exception here. Check out the details of Realme 5 Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) Update that we know so far and you should also know.

To recall, Google has finally released the Android 11 public beta version for its Pixel devices and some other OEMs are also trying to implement their own skin over Android 11 beta program so that some of the eligible devices can run the beta testing program before the release of the Android 11 stable version. If you’re also a Realme 5 user and want to know whether your device will gonna receive the Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) update or not, then check this full article.

Realme 5 Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) Update: What we know so far?

What’s on Android 11?

The next version of Google’s Android software, Android 11, is going to be released by the end of the year. Given pandemic related concerns, Google eschewed the splash unveiling at a developer event and easily released a public beta on Wednesday, June 10.


Android 11 Logo


  • You can now prioritize your conversations together with your most vital contacts within the new “conversations” section at the highest of your notification shade with a people-forward design and conversation specific actions, like opening the conversation as a bubble.
  • Bubbles, it helps users to stay conversations insight and accessible while multitasking. Messaging and chat apps should use the Bubbles API on notifications to enable this in Android 11.
  • More improved and modified Voice Controls, for people that control their phone entirely by voice, now includes an on-device visual area that understands screen content and context.
  • One-time permission lets users give an app access to the device microphone, camera, or location, just that just one occasion.
  • Customizable DND mode enables you to settle on which apps or people can still notify you once you turn the mode on.
  • The new Auto-Reset feature that will supposedly remove app permissions that are not infrequent use.
  • Google Play System Updates, launched last year, lets us expedite updates of core OS components to devices within the Android ecosystem. In Android 11, we quite doubled the amount of updatable modules, and people 12 new modules will help improve privacy, security, and consistency for users and developers.

What’s in Realme UI 2.0?

Realme UI 2.0

Realme UI 2.0 is an upcoming custom skin version (stock ROM) for the Realme devices that will run on Android 11 OS and includes all the native Android 11 features as well. As it’s a successor version of the Realme UI (ColorOS 7), we will gonna receive a much-improved version in all aspects this time. Realme India CMO Francis Wang has confirmed that the Realme UI 2.0 is under development process and the OEM is working hard on it to bring more & more features.

Though Android 10 was released almost nine months ago, there are a couple of OEMs still trying to push the Android 10 Beta and stable update within the mentioned timeframe for its eligible devices. Meantime, the Android 11 Beta has been released recently by Google and available for Pixel 2nd-gen or later models officially. While some other brands like Xiaomi, Realme, Realme, OnePlus are expecting to push the Android 11 based early beta program for its eligible models very soon. Similarly, Realme has announced the beta recruitment program for the Realme X2 Pro recently.

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 Receive the Android 11 Update?

Well, that’s a question asked by plenty of interested Realme 5 users as they want to know whether the device is gonna receive the Android 11 update or not. If yes, then when? However, Realme didn’t mention anything about the Realme 5 Realme UI 2.0 update officially. It’s expected that the Realme 5 handset will get Android 11 officially. Currently, the company has mentioned about Realme X50 Pro model only that will receive the Android 11 update for sure.


As the Android 11 beta is out and Google is developing the OS version for the stable release in September 2020, Realme is also working hard to initiate the Android 11 based beta program for its couple of eligible devices and Realme 5 would be listed there for sure. According to the Realme CMO, Realme pushes at least two major Android updates to its devices.

Therefore, the Realme 5 has only received one major Android OS update that’s Android 10, and now it’s time for Android 11. But it will take some time and Realme will start beta testing for the model. Once the beta testing completed successfully, the company will release an updated timeline for its devices and then the OTA update will be rolled out via batches periodically. We will keep updating this article whenever any news or information will be available for the Realme 5 Realme UI 2.0 version. Stay tuned.

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