Update as of September 25: According to Realme, the new Realme UI 2.0 offers an 17% frame rate stability, 32% system speed and 45% utilization of system resources.[Source]
Update as of September 24: Realme has pushed the Realme UI 2.0 early access roadmap that it will follow from now on. According to the roadmap, X50 Pro and X50 Pro Player Edition are already signed up for early access to Realme UI 2.0. It will be followed by early access to Realme 7 Pro and Narzo 20 from November 2020 followed by Realme 7, Narzo 20 Pro, 6 Pro and X2 Pro in December 2020.
The Realme UI 2.0 early access for Realme X3/X3 SuperZoom, X2, Realme 6, C12, and C15 will commence in January 2021. In February 2021, the Realme 6i and Narzo 10 will get the early access followed by Narzo 10A and Realme C3 in March 2021. Finally, the Realme X/XT, 3 Pro, and 5 Pro, and Narzo 20A will get their early access in the second quarter of 2021. [Source]
This early access schedule is exclusive for India and thus, the schedule for other regions might change a bit. The Realme UI 2.0 stable update is expected to arrive by the end of November 2020.
Update as of September 24: Xu Qi Chase, the President of Global Marketing at Realme, has posted a new poster on Chinese social networking site Weibo confirming that the Realme UI 2.0 is releasing in China in October. Although Chase didn’t specify the date he did confirm that a new product aka smartphone will launch with it next month. Apparently, it could be named as Relame Q series or a different rumor suggests that a Realme S series is coming and Realme UI 2.0 will come along. [Source]
Update as of September 21: Reportedly planned to be showcased at the Narzo 20 series launch where Realme UI 2.0 was made official as well, the Android 11 roadmap was cut off from the event. The image as grabbed by the source shows that Realme X50 Pro, X2 Pro, 7/7 Pro, 6 Pro, and Narzo 20/20 Pro will get Early Access to Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 from September 2020. Note that this slide says ‘Early Access’ and thus, if it is true, the update will be rolled out to limited users only.
The roadmap further shows that Realme X3/X3 SuperZoom, X2, 6/6i, Narzo 10/10A, Realme C12/C15/C3 will get the early access from Q1, 2021 which is between January and March. Finally, the Realme X, XT, 5 Pro, 3 Pro and Narzo 20A will get the early access from Q2, 2021 i.e. April to June 2021. [Source]
Table of Contents
- 1 Realme UI 2.0 Features
- 2 Realme Android 11 Supported Devices
- 2.1 Realme Narzo 20
- 2.2 Realme Narzo 20A
- 2.3 Realme Narzo 20 Pro
- 2.4 Realme X50m 5G
- 2.5 Realme 6i
- 2.6 Realme 6 Pro
- 2.7 Realme 6
- 2.8 Realme X50 Pro 5G
- 2.9 Realme X50 Pro Player Edition
- 2.10 Realme C3
- 2.11 Realme X50 5G
- 2.12 Realme 5i
- 2.13 Realme 5s
- 2.14 Realme C2s
- 2.15 Realme C2 2020
- 2.16 Realme X2 Pro
- 2.17 Realme X2
- 2.18 Realme XT
- 2.19 Realme Q
- 2.20 Realme 5 Pro
- 2.21 Realme 5
- 2.22 Realme 3i
- 2.23 Realme X
- 2.24 Realme X Lite
- 2.25 Realme X Master Edition
- 2.26 Realme 3 Pro
- 2.27 Realme C2
- 2.28 Realme 3
- 3 Non-Supported Devives
Realme UI 2.0 Features
Update as of September 22 (Features)
According to Madhav Sheth, the CEO at Realme, Realme UI 2.0 is one of the most customizable UI ever. Talking about its features, it has a string of features to introduce.
- Color Schemes
Realme UI 2.0 offers five built-in color palettes to choose from that includes warm to cool shades, Users can choose between 10 single colors for accent as well. The UI offers 27 customizable interfaces which include main interface, notification bar, shortcut buttons, and so on. Use the Global Theme Color function to customize the UI according to yourself. [Source]
- Always-on-Display (AoD)
The much-anticipated Always-On-Display (AoD) is arriving with Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0. It can be customized with a string of themes including Analog Clock, Digital Clock, text and image, text-only or get custom patterns for the same. This is an out-of-the-box customization solution since no other OEMs offer it. [Source]
- Dark Mode
Realme UI 2.0 introduces three styles of Dark Mode that caters to the users with the change in intensity of darkness. Namely Medium, Enhanced, and Gentle, users can set their Dark Mode styles with intelligent auto-adjustment that uses ambient light to configure itself autonomously. [Source]
- Enhanced Security & Privacy
The Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 makes Sociability an integral part of the OS. The Deep Sea Privacy Plan promotes privacy and security with functions like Private Space and Invisible Door that acts as a security shield against unwanted guests. [Source]
- Focus at Productivity
With Realme UI 2.0, the productivity aspect of the system is optimized heavily. It is equipped with frame rate stability, resource utilization efficiency, and system speed among others to create a highly-optimized environment. The AI Pre-Launch function takes care of the apps and their launch time as it anticipates app launch and increases the speed whilst launching an app. [Source]
- Sleep Capsule
Another feature that Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 offers is the Sleep Capsule that tracks user’s sleep cycles along with all other health states and feeds into the Digital Wellbeing app so that users can monitor the various aspects of using their Realme UI 2.0-powered phones. There is a tonne of other features that Realme has introduced with the new OS and more will be added on the way. [Source]
- Pseudo Base Station
One of the features that were not included in Realme UI 1.0 is based on Android 10 but has been included in Realme UI 2.0. The feature called Pseudo Base Station Blocking detects pseudo malicious base stations that the phone may connect to instead of a legit cellular base station. The feature will be rolled out for all the Realme devices running on Realme UI 2.0. [Source]
- System Cloner
This particular feature allows users to create clones of apps to keep study/work and personal life separated. It lets you use different fingerprints as well as different logins and signups to continue with a different avatar altogether.
- New Subtitle Stitching
This feature lets you take a screenshot of any video and stitch the right schedule with the screenshot that you can easily share with your friends/family.
- Floating Window
A must have feature for multitasking, the floating window lets you minimize an app such as WhatsApp on top of another app and enjoy both of ‘em with ease.
- Payment Protection
Another must-have feature nowadays is the Payment Protection from Realme UI 2.0 that secures the sensitive data by a worry-free transaction on your device.
Realme Android 11 Supported Devices
As per the CMO, here is the tentative list of the Realme devices that are eligible for the Android 11 updates.
Realme Narzo 20
The Realme Narzo 20 sports a 6.5” HD panel with an 8MP front camera along with a triple rear camera setup with 48+8+2MP lenses. The device packs in a 6000 mAh battery under the hood and come with 18W fast charging tech and it is powered by an Helio G85 SoC with 64/128GB internal storage and 4GB RAM.
Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A sports a 6.65” HD+ display with a Snapdragon 665 chipset under the hood. The device has a 12+2+2MP rear camera setup alongside a 8MP front camera. It enjoys excellent power backup with its 5000 mAh battery and arrives in two color variants i.e. Glory Silver and Victory Blue.
Realme Narzo 20 Pro
The Pro variant, Realme Narzo 20 Pro brings on-board Helio G95 chipset with 65W SuperDart charging that will charge its 4500 mAh battery in just half an hour. The device packs in a 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP sensor at the back while the front sports a 16MP sensor. The device packs in a 6.5” FHD+ panel with 90Hz refresh rate.
Realme X50m 5G
This is the latest Realme flagship device packed with Snapdragon 765G with 5G support. It has a 6.57-inch FHD+ display and was released with Android 10 Realme UI out-of-the-box. No doubt it will get the Android 11 R upgrade at the earliest but there’s no fixed date available as of now.
The Realme 6i was released in March 2020 with MediaTek Helio G80 processor on-board. The device is equipped with 3/4GB of RAM and 64/128GB making it a budget smartphone on Android 10. It will be getting its Android 11 R early next year as we aren’t aware of the timeline yet.
Realme 6 Pro
The Pro variant is integrated with Snapdragon 720G processor clubbed with a 64P quad-camera setup, 64/128GB storage, and 6/8GB of RAM. The device will get Android 11 R sometime early next year as it was released with Android 10-based Realme UI out-of-the-box.
The latest from Realme is the Realme 6 with Helio G90T gaming-oriented processor the device is equipped with a 6.5” IPS 90Hz display with Android 10 Realme UI on-board. It is eligible for Android 11 R no doubt although we aren’t aware exactly when it will arrive since it is early to confirm the timeline.
Realme X50 Pro 5G
Update as of September 21: At the launch of Narzo 20 series, Realme announced that the Realme X50 Pro will get Early Access to Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 beginning on September 24 and the open beta builds will be released by the end of October. In November, the X50 Pro will get the official Android 11 although the exact date isn’t available.
Update as of September 24: Realme has kick-started Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 beta recruitment for Realme X50 Pro which comments today i.e. September 24. This early access recruitment is limited to the Chinese variant of Realme X50 Pro only which means global variants will have to wait for the update. Interested users can apply for the early access on X50 Pro. Note that the stable Realme UI 2.0 will release by the end of November. [Source]
Update as of September 25: The Realme UI 2.0 Android 11 Early Access Recruitment for Realme X50 Pro is now accessible in India. Interested users will have to update their firmware to the latest i.e. RMX2076PU_11.A.35 and can check out the Software Update section for Trial Version >> Submit your Details >> Apple Now. The users will get an email prompting qualification and then they can upgrade to the latest firmware based on Android 11. This may take some time so be patient. [Source]
Realme X50 Pro Player Edition
Update as of July 10: Realme X50 Pro Player Edition is now getting Android 11 Beta 1. This comes after waiting for a few weeks after its kin Realme X50 Pro got the major upgrade last month. The company announced it on its Chinese community page which also means the update is rolled out in China only. It is still a buggy bleeding edge version of Android 11 Beta 1 based on Realme UI and thus, it still carries bugs that need to be resolved in the later updates. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has warned users not to upgrade it on their daily driver and instead use a different phone to try it out. You can download the versions here.
- Android 11 Beta 1 trial version (Download) [Use extractin code: br49)
- Android 10 Benchmark version (Download) [Use extractin code: i92u)
- Rollback to Realme UI 1.0 standard version (Download) [Use extractin code: 7wbn)
Update as of September 24: Realme will kick-start early access recruitment for Realme UI 2.0 on Realme X50 Pro Player Edition on September 25. The Android 11 beta update will arrive in October for the Chinese X50 Pro Player Edition. This also means that global variants will have to wait some more time to get the update. [Source]
The budget Realme C3 packs in a 6.65-inch IPS HD+ panel with Helio G70 processor under the hood. It also has 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage option. As the phone arrived with Android 10, it is one of the Android 11 recipients no doubt.
Realme X50 5G
The flagship Realme X50 5G is packed with a Snapdragon 765G processor under the hood that also offers its 5G capability. The device launched in January 2020 with up to 12GB of RAM, 4200 mAh battery, and more. The device will get Android 11 R sometime early next year although the exact date is not available.
Oppo’s subsidiary launched Realme 5i in January 2020. The phone sports a 6.52-inch HD+ panel alongside 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage. The phone sports a mid-range Snapdragon 665 SoC and it is entitled to get Android 11 R next year unless otherwise instructed by the company.a
Next up in the series is Realme 5S which sports a similar Snapdragon 665 SoC that we saw in Realme 5i. The device debuted in November 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie ColorOS 6 on-board. It is expected that Realme 5S will too get its Android 11 upgrade but there’s no fixed date available at the moment.
Realme C2s is a budget smartphone with Helio P22 processor integrated under the hood. The device arrived with Android 9.0 Pie so it is highly likely to get Android 11 R as well although Realme hasn’t confirmed it yet.
Realme C2 2020
The C2 2020 sports specifications like Helio A22 processor, 2/3GB of RAM, Android 9.0 Pie, and 32/64GB storage on-board. As it made its debut in November 2019, it is among the likely devices that will be upgrading to Android 11 R although take it with a pinch of salt.
Realme X2 Pro
The phone arrives with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC on-board with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Released in October 2019, it had Android 9.0 out-of-the-box, and thus, no doubt it will get its second (and last) upgrade sometime next year.
Update as of July 10: Beating all odds, Realme X2 Pro became the first device to get Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 as a Long-Term Beta Program. According to Realme, the update will be rolled out in two segments i.e. a Closed Beta and Early Access Beta. The program is limited to X2 Pro users only and Realme has already distributed the OTA update with special permissions to those selected for the program. [Source]
The standard Realme X2 sports a competent high-caliber Snapdragon 730G on-board flanked by up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. As it had Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, it will get its upgrade to Android 11 R early next year although the timeline isn’t confirmed yet.
The Realme XT arrived with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC clubbed with Adreno 616, up to 8GB of RAM and 64MP quad-camera setup. The device was released last year in September running on Android 9.0 Pie so it will be getting Android 11 but there’s no answer on “when exactly”.
Launched in September 2019 in China, Realme Q sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC with 4/6/8GB of RAM storage and 64/128GB of internal storage. The device arrived with Android 9.0 out-of-the-box and it is likely to get Android 11 R soon. As per speculations, it could be sometime in 2021 but there are no confirmed dates available for now.
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro arrived last year in August with Android 10 based Realme UI on-board. The phone is fueled by Snapdragon 712 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, 48MP quad-camera setup. The device is likely to get Android 11 R without any doubt although we aren’t aware of the timing as of now.
The standard Realme 5 released in August last year with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. The device is now being upgraded to Android 10 depending upon which region you live in. It is among the few Realme devices that are likely to be bumped to Android 11.
Realme 3i is a predecessor to Realme 5i. It was released back in July last year with MediaTek Helio P60 chipset and 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of storage, and dual rear and single front camera setup. As the device arrived with Android 9.0 and planned upgrade to Android 10, it is likely that it will receive a second upgrade to Android 11 as well.
Realme X arrived last year in July with a giant 6.53-inch display, 4/6/8GB of RAM, 64/128/256GB of internal storage. AS it arrived with Android Pie with a planned upgrade to Android 10, it will receive yet another upgrade as well i.e. Android 11.
Realme X Lite
Realme X Lite is a rebranded Realme 3 Pro in China. As the latter is speculated to get Android 11, the same is for Realme X Lite as well although there’s no official date associated with the rollout at this moment.
Realme X Master Edition
Realme X Master Edition is a beefed-up version of Realme X with Snapdragon 710 AIE 10nm chipset, 8+128GB of storage. It arrived with Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 and thus, as per Realme CMO, it will get its second & last Android 11 upgrade for sure.
Realme 3 Pro
The Realme 3 Pro made it to the market back in May 2019. It sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ iPS LCD panel with 4/6GB RAM, Snapdragon 710 SoC, and 64/128GB of internal storage. AS it was released with Android 9.0 Pie, it is likely to get Android 11 R as well.
Realme C2 arrived in May 2019 with Helio P22 chipset embedded within along with 2/3GB of RAM, 16/32GB of internal storage. It received a Lite edition of its custom ColorOS UI. It is one of the Realme devices that could be bumped to Android 11 although we aren’t completely sure at this moment.
Realme 3 arrived last year in March with Helio P60 chipset, 3/4GB of RAM, and 4230 mAh battery. The budget smartphone arrived with Android 9.0 and was later upgraded to Android 10 so it will be its second and last upgrade to Android 11 unless Realme doesn’t want to upgrade it.
- Realme C1 (2019)
- Realme U1
- Realme 2 Pro
- Realme C1
- Realme 2
- Realme 1