Realme 2 Pro Starts Receiving Android Pie-Based ColorOS 6 Update in India

The ColorOS 6 update includes updated user interface and a tonne of other new features.

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Realme 2 Pro Starts Receiving Android Pie-Based ColorOS 6 Update in India

Realme 2 Pro ColorOS 6 update is a massive 2.25GB in size

Highlights
  • Realme 2 Pro ColorOS 6 update is available over-the-air
  • The update brings May 2019 Android Security patch
  • The update is rolling out to a limited users today

Realme 2 Pro has started receiving the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 update in India. The update, which is a hefty 2.25GB in size, brings along the May Android security patch, the company revealed on Friday. The update is being released over-the-air (OTA) in a phased manner, so it may take a few days for the update to reach all Realme 2 Pro users. Given the size of the update, we recommend you install the update over a strong Wi-Fi connection and while the phone is on charge.

Like all Realme updates, you will get a notification for the OTA software update on your phone, and you can also check for it manually by going to Settings > System Update.

Realme 2 Pro Android Pie announcement was made on the company's official forum, and the company informed all users that it is a staged rollout.

“In order to ensure the stability of this OTA, it will have a staged rollout,” the company wrote in the forum post. “The OTA will be randomly pushed out to a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making sure there are no critical bugs. If no critical bugs are found, the full roll out will be completed in the upcoming days.”

To make sure you get the Realme 2 Pro Pie update as soon as possible, make sure your phone is up-to-date with the latest Realme software. The build number for this update is RMX1801EX_11.A.20, and as mentioned, it also brings the May 2019 Android Security patch. Apart from the Android Pie goodies, the changelog suggests that there are a whole lot of other fixes and improvements. The full changelog can be seen below:

System

  • Updated to ColorOS 6 based on Android Pie
  • Added notification icons in status bar
  • Added lock screen magazine
  • Added a new navigation gesture
  • Added app drawer to ColorOS launcher
  • Added Riding Mode
  • Added Live Wallpaper
  • Android Security Patch Level: May 5th, 2019

UI

  • Updated UI of the notification panel
  • Updated UI of AI Board
  • Updated default theme
  • Camera
  • Added Chroma Boost Mode
  • Added HAL3 support (need to switch on in the developer options)

Applications

  • Added realme Theme Store
  • Added realme App Market (certain regions)
  • Added realme Game Center (certain regions)
  • Added realme Community (certain regions)

The Realme 2 Pro was launched in the country in September last year with Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS 5.2. As a result of a recent price cut, the Realme 2 Pro 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is now available at Rs. 11,990. The Realme 2 Pro 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option and Realme 2 Pro 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model have also got revised prices of Rs. 13,990 and Rs. 15,990, respectively.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Solid build quality
  • Minuscule notch
  • Plenty of storage and RAM
  • Bright and lively display
  • Face recognition is quick
  • Bad
  • Laminated back scuffs easily
  • Average low-light camera performance
Display 6.30-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 8GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
OS Android 8.1
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Tasneem Akolawala Tasneem Akolawala is a Senior Reporter for Gadgets 360. Her reporting expertise encompasses smartphones, wearables, apps, social media, and the overall tech industry. She reports out of Mumbai, and also writes about the ups and downs in the Indian telecom sector. Tasneem can be reached on Twitter at @MuteRiot, and leads, tips, and releases can be sent to tasneema@ndtv.com. More
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