Updated on January 28, 2021: Realme rolled the January 2021 security patch for the Realme XT in India with software version RMX1921EX_11.C.10. The update is still based on Android 10.
Updated on November 22, 2020: Today we have added the unofficial version of the AOSP Android 11 update for the Realme XT which brings all vanilla treats and features.
The Realme XT is another smartphone from Realme that was launched in September 2019 with AMOLED display, Android 9.0 Pie over ColorOS 6, up to 8GB of RAM, an octa-core processor, 64MP quad rear cameras, VOOC fast charging, and more. Luckily, the Realme XT users have started receiving the Android 10 update over Realme UI 1.0 in early 2020. Now, if you’re waiting for the Realme XT Android 11 update (Realme UI 2.0), then check this article.
Google has finally released the first batch of Android 11 Beta update publicly in June 2020 and all the Pixel 2nd-gen or above models are eligible to receive the update or manually install the firmware file. Whereas, some of the smartphone brands are also working pretty hard to come with the latest Android 11 beta program for its supported devices like OnePlus, Xiaomi, Realme, Oppo, Vivo, etc.
Though the Android 11 is in beta stage right now, it brings plenty of new features and additional improvements that we have provided below in brief. The upcoming Realme UI 2.0 update will be based on Android 11 as well. Although the initial Realme UI 2.0 update would be released for a couple of eligible Realme devices as the early beta program. Once the beta testing is done successfully and the Android 11 stable version released officially, Realme will gonna release the Realme UI 2.0 update schedule officially.
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 XT Specifications: Overview
The device came with a 6.4-inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels that has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and more. It’s powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC, Adreno 616 GPU, 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of internal storage that has an expandable storage option.
The device packs quad rear cameras of a 64MP (wide, f/1.8) + an 8MP (ultrawide, f/2.3) + a 2MP (macro, f/2.4) + a 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens with PDAF, HDR, Panorama, an LED flash, etc. While the handset sports a 16MP (wide, f/2.0) selfie shooter with HDR, Panorama mode. It has a 4,000mAh battery with 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging support.
While the device features a 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, etc. In terms of the sensors, the handset packs an optical under-display fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, gyro, proximity, compass sensor.
Will Realme XT Receive the Android 11 Update?
Realme is currently busy in rolling out the Realme UI 1.0 update based on Android 10 to its eligible devices those are pending. Meanwhile, the Android 11 official stable version is around the corner and all the interested Realme XT users are eagerly waiting for the Realme UI 2.0 update that will be based on Android 11.
To be very specific, the Android 11 stable version will gonna release in September 2020 according to the previous trends. As Realme devices are eligible to receive two major Android updates after launch, the Realme XT is also gonna receive the Android 11 update based on Realme UI 2.0 very soon. Now, it will be interesting to see whether the device will get a stable update directly or the company will push the beta update first.
Currently, Realme is offering the Realme UI 1.0 update based on Android 10 to its pending devices according to the timeline. Therefore, we may have to wait further until we receive any official announcement from the company. Till then keep visiting this blog for more info and we will recommend you to bookmark this page for future reference.