Realme 1 users can now enjoy latest ColorOS 5.2 and its latest offerings on their device. The OEM starts rolling out ColorOS 5.2 stable OTA update for the phone and the update comes as build number CPH1861EX_11.A.25. Since the update is rolling out in phases, it will take a couple of days or weeks to complete the roll out.

The company recently invited users to test beta version of ColorOS 5.2 on the Realme 1. They have also promised the release of the stable version of the OS before December 2108. Now it is real. All Realme 1 users will get the brand new OS and its new features in the coming days.


Realme-1 ColorOS 5.2 Update relaesed

New Material Design icons, new boot animation, October 2018 security patch, launch Google Assistant by holding the power button for 0.5 seconds, single swipe notification dismiss, etc. are some of the new features of this update. Full changelog are below.

Features of ColorOS 5.2 stable version

One swipe dismiss for notifications – Just swipe from left to right to dismiss the notification

Smart Bar – You can add your favorite apps into “Smart Bar” for faster app launching and multitasking

New Material Design icons – To activate it, go to Theme Store > Me > My themes > Apply the default theme

Google Assistant – You can launch Google Assistant by long press the power button for 0.5 seconds

Headset icon in status bar – A headset icon in status bar will be shown when you plug-in the headset

Gaming Space – Lets you enjoy fast gaming experience with performance mode, do not disturb, game acceleration, etc.

Optimized Reminders for Developer Options, Accessibility & Device & Privacy – Flashing bar, on-going notification and text at the upper right corner for these options have been deleted

Album – Video Editing adds fast and slow speed adjustments, extra filters and tunes, and more.

Other new changelog of this update includes:

– Android Security Patch Level: October 5, 2018.
– Can display intercepted harassing calls and SMS notifications.
– Function to keep games running with screen off
– Smart Scan to translate text by photo
– Recorder allows to add markers during recording or playback.
– Timer adds custom timing modes for multiple activities.
– Switch to audio playback mode in the video player for background playback of MV
– New boot animation and New lock screen interface.

Update: The full deployment of the update will start on December 3, 2018. If you want to get it right now, you may fill up this form (source) and submit. You will get the update with in 24 hours.

Realme is the former sub-brand of Oppo. Realme 1 is company’s first budget handset running on the Android 8.1 Oreo. It features a 6.0 inches (1080 x 2160 pixels), 18:9 ratio display, powers Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 processor and available in 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM options.

Regarding the Camera, the device comes with a AI camera (13MP rear and 8MP front) and features Portrait Bokeh effect, LED flash, HDR and panorama mode. The handset powers a 3410 mAh battery.

(source – Realme)

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