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Realme 2, Realme C1 Android Pie beta with ColorOS 6 now available

Realme has started rolling out Android 9 Pie beta update for two of its smartphones. If you have a Realme 2 or Realme C1, you can try out the latest OS with ColorOS 6 skin on top.

  • Published: June 20, 2019 9:33 AM IST
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Good news for Realme 2 and Realme C1 users. As promised, Realme has now released the Android 9 Pie beta update with ColorOS 6 skin for two of its popular smartphones. Realme 2 and Realme C1 users who want to try out the new OS before its official release can visit Realme forums and give it a try. Also Read - Realme 1 to Realme C1: Here’s when Realme smartphones will get Android Pie update

How to get Realme 2, Realme C1 Android Pie beta

Users will need to enroll for the beta update first. As there are limited spots available, you’ll need to be quick. On the Realme Forums, you will find Google Form links for Realme 2 and Realme C1 Android Pie beta. Click on the link of your respective device and enter the details. Also Read - Xiaomi Redmi Go vs Realme C1 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core: Price in India, specifications and features compared

You will need to give your email ID and your Realme phone IMEI number. You’ll also need to give your Realme community user name. Once the form is filled, and your beta enrollment is accepted, you’ll receive the update via OTA. Also Read - Realme C1 Review: A 'real' threat to the Redmi 6A and Zenfone Lite L1

Android Pie beta features

The Android 9 Pie beta with ColorOS 6 brings a bunch of features. Realme has listed them as follows.


Notification icons in the status bar
A new navigation gesture
App drawer to ColorOS launcher
Added Riding Mode
Android Security Patch Level: June 5th, 2019

User Interface

UI of the notification panel updated
UI of AI Board updated
Updated default theme


Added realme Theme Store

Do note, as this is a beta update, it will have its own share of bugs. You may experience random reboots, app crashes and so on. We would advise not to install the beta update on a phone that is your primary device. Realme has promised that the official update will be released in about three weeks.

Features Realme 2 Realme C1
Price 8990 6999
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC
OS Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.1 Android 8.1 Oreo
Display 6.2-inch HD+, 19:9 aspect ratio-720×1520 pixels 6.2-inch HD+, 19.5:9 aspect ratio-1440 x 720
Internal Memory 3GB RAM + 32GB storage 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage
Rear Camera 12MP + 2MP 13M + 2MP
Front Camera 8MP 5MP
Battery 4,230mAh 4,230mAh
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  • Published Date: June 20, 2019 9:33 AM IST

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