Chinese smartphone maker Realme has rolled out the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 update for its Realme U1 and Realme 1 users. The company has rolled out a new update in an incremental manner. The update will reach a small percentage of users in the beginning, and after that, a broader rollout will begin. But before doing this, the smartphone maker has already tested the new update by rolling out ColorOS 6 beta update previously this month.
Realme India Support responded to a user on its official Twitter account that says, “The stable update of ColorOS 6 along with Android Pie for Realme 1 and Realme U1 is in a staged rollout process and it will soon be reaching to all the devices.”
According to the changelog, with the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 update, new notification icons in the status bar has been added. The new update also includes a new navigation gesture and adds an app drawer to ColorOS launcher. It also comes with a riding mode and live wallpapers. The update comes with an Android security patch for May 2019. Apart from that, the new update includes a revamped UI of the notification panel, an updated UI of AI Board, and a new default theme. In regard to the camera, the Nightscape mode has been added. The new update also includes few applications like Realme Theme Store, Realme Game center, Realme community.
Realme U1 specifications
Realme U1 features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ LCD display that comes with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 SoC clicked up to 2.1GHz, the handset comes with ARM G72 GPU and is available in 3GB/4GB RAM options. The device has up to 64GB of internal storage and can hold a microSD card off up to 256GB.
For imaging duties, it has a dual rear camera setup that houses a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. On the front, there is a 25MP Sony IMX576 sensor that has an f/2.0 aperture. Realme U1 packs a 3,500mAh battery and for connectivity, there is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, micro-USD port, OTG support, and 3.5mm audio jack.
In an unrelated piece of news, the company launched its flagship smartphone Realme X in the home market. But recently, it announced that it will be launching its flagship smartphone in India that is scheduled for July 17.
Realme India’s CEO Madhav Sheath confirmed that the smartphone will be launched in India and come with different specifications and features than the model that was unveiled in China. The flagship smartphone will be launched in India with onion and garlic finish too. The company’s CEO also confirmed that there will be a special edition of the Realme X that will also be launched in the country.
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