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Realme announces Android 10 rollout schedule

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Here’s some good news for you, Realme users. The company is gearing up to update some of its recent smartphones to Android 10 in the first and second quarter of 2020.

The first three devices to get the update between January to March include the Realme 3 ProRealme 5 Pro, and Realme XT. Meanwhile, those getting an upgrade in the second quarter are the Realme 3 and Realme 5.

Realme smartphones: Android 10 update schedule via Revu Philippines

Android 10 update schedule shared by Realme Thailand

One other good piece of news from the company is that the upcoming release of ColorOS 7 will bring a heavily requested feature: a closer-to-stock-Android user interface for this build.

Another good news: The upcoming release of ColorOS 7 will bring a heavily requested feature: a closer-to-stock-Android user interface

Realme CEO Madhav Sheth confirmed this in a recent #AskMadhav video. ColorOS, in its current state, is heavily customized, so we definitely welcome this news.

Video: #AskMadhav Episode 11. Question about ColorOS 6.0.1 is at the 3:35 mark

What isn’t clear, though, is when ColorOS 7 will be available. It also isn’t clear if the user interface is based on Android 10. But when Sheth was asked about ColorOS 6.0.1 update, which is already available on the Realme XT and Realme 5, he said, “Why 6.0.1? Let’s directly roll out ColorOS 7.” The statement suggests ColorOS 7 rollout is happening soon.

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Realme is expected to launch the Realme X2 Pro in India next month. Already unveiled in China less than two weeks ago, the phone is considered the brand’s first true flagship, so that might be an appropriate time to introduce a new software experience, too.

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Contributor: Nicole Batac spent the last 10 years as a consumer tech and lifestyle journalist and editor for print publications like Speed Magazine and 2nd Opinion Magazine and has had her work appear in other local publications. She now braves the world of freelance writing. In her free time, she obsessively listens to music, binge-watches shows on Netflix, eats well, and sleeps in.