Realme, the former sub-brand of Oppo, has enjoyed great success in India. A lot of this credit can be given to the smartphones that come with beautiful design and good hardware at a very competitive price point. The entry-level Realme C1 and affordable Realme 2 have now started receiving a new ColorOS 5.2 update. Also Read - Realme 7 5G launched with MediaTek Dimensity 800U: Specs and priceAlso Read - Realme sold over 8.3 million devices during festive sales period of 45 days
The software number for the same is RMX1805EX_11_A.19, and if you were thinking that it is the Android 9 Pie update, you re likely to be disappointed. The update from Realme brings bug fixes, general performance improvements and November 2018 Android security patch. Being an OTA update and phased rollout, it may take a while before the update reaches your device. Also Read - Realme X7 series will launch in India in 2021, confirms CEO Madhav Sheth
As a part of the update, ColorOS 5.2 brings fixes for developer options, the ability to dismiss notifications with a single swipe, and a headset icon. The news about update was tweeted by the company on its official handle. Realme also mentioned that ColorOS 5.2 update for the Realme 1 will arrive towards the end of November.
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The Realme C1 was launched for Rs 6,999, and it features dual cameras at the back, a notched display on the front and a fingerprint scanner. However, with the recent depreciation in Rupee vs Dollar, the company hiked the price of the smartphone by Rs 1,000, and it is now available for Rs 7,999.
The Realme 2, on the other hand, was launched in India for Rs 8,999, and it featured a notched display, dual cameras at the back and a fingerprint scanner, something that was missing on the Realme 1. The smartphone also received a price hike of Rs 500, and it is now available for Rs 9,499 for the base variant.
However, the price of the other variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is still intact at Rs 10,999. The company also mentioned that it will not hike the price of Realme 2 Pro, at least for now.