Android update situation can be understood from the fact that less than 15% of devices run on Android 10 even after 7 months of launch. The percentage might be even lesser if we consider the mid-range segment. realme is amongst the OEMs that offer most of their devices in mid-range and upper-mid-range in India. realme has confirmed that realme X and realme Pro Series to get two Major Android updates.
In response to a user, realme CMO, Francis has confirmed that realme X series devices will receive two Android updates. Going by this, realme X, realme XT, realme X2, realme X2 Pro will receive Android 11 update future. realme X, realme XT, realme X2, realme X2 Pro received Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 and VoWiFi updates recently.
realme X50 Pro launched running Android 10 based realme UI 1.0, it will get Android 11 definitely. As per this announcement, realme X50 Pro may even get Android 12 update in future.
Francis said that realme Pro series devices are also eligible for two major Android updates. It is great considering Pro series devices are priced around at INR 15,000. As per this announcement, realme 3 Pro and realme 5 Pro shall get Android 11 in the future. These devices have already received Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 updates as well as VoWiFi update.
realme 6 Pro, which was launched recently running Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 will get Android 11 definitely. As per this announcement, realme 6 Pro may even get Android 12 update in the future.
realme has decided not to upgrade realme 1, realme 2, realme C1 and realme U1 to realme UI 1.0. The company did face a bit of backlash from its community for the same. realme X and realme Pro Series will get two Major Android updates so all the existing devices should get Android 11. realme has already started working on realme UI 2.0 which is expected to use Android 11 as the base. It won’t be surprising to see if realme brings realme UI 2.0 for Android 10 base as well.