Last year, Realme has released plenty of mid-budget category smartphones and Realme X was one of them. The device came with an AMOLED display, an octa-core processor, up to 8GB RAM & 256GB internal storage, dual rear cameras, a motorized pop-up selfie camera, a decent battery with fast charging, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and more. It came with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box and has started receiving the Android 10 official update over Realme UI 1.0 in early 2020. Now, all the interested Realme X users are waiting for the Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) update. Are you one of them? Let’s take a look at some of the details below.
If you don’t know, Google has finally released the Android 11 Beta for the public in June 2020 and the Pixel devices (2nd-gen or above) are literally able to install this update easily. Meanwhile, some of the smartphone OEMs are also working hard to push the Android 11 based beta update program to some of its eligible devices. It’s also expected that the Realme X users are quite eager to know whether the device will receive the Android 11 update or not.
Here in this article, we will share with you a couple of information that you should know as a Realme UI user and you can also get to know about the Realme X Realme UI 2.0 update details. So, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it.
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.
- 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 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 X Specifications: Overview
The handset has a 6.53-inches AMOLED display that has a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels, a 19.5:9 aspect ratio screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, etc. It features a Snapdragon 710 SoC, Adreno 616 GPU, 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage options. Currently, it runs on Android 10 over Realme UI.
The device is equipped with a dual rear 48MP (wide, f/1.7) + a 5MP (depth, f/2.4) lens with HDR, PDAF, and an LED flash. While the front packs a 16MP (wide, f/2.0) motorized pop-up camera that offers HDR mode. It has a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, etc.
While the handset sports a 3,765mAh battery with 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging support. In terms of the sensors, the device has an optical under-display fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity, compass sensor.
Will Realme X Receive the Android 11 Update?
Updated on April 24, 2021: Today Realme started seeding the April 2021 security patch update for Realme X in India. The update is labeled with software version RMX1901EX_11.C.19 / RMX1901_11_C.19. It is still based on Android 10.
Updated on January 28, 2021: Realme rolled the January 2021 security patch for the Realme X in India with software version RMX1901EX_11.C.09. The update is still based on Android 10.
To be very specific, the Realme X will gonna receive the Android 11 update by the end of this year or at a scheduled timeframe in 2021. As per the Realme CMO, Realme devices are eligible to receive two major Android updates. In that scenario, the Realme X came with Android 9 Pie and received the Android 10 update a couple of months ago.
Therefore, one more major Android update is pending for the mentioned device, and Realme will soon bring the Realme UI 2.0 update for the Realme X device. Currently, the company has only revealed that it will push the Android 11 update to the Realme X50 Pro model. However, there is no other confirmation available yet about the Realme X model. So, we may have to further in order to get any official announcement. Till then stay tuned for more info. You can also bookmark this page.