Realme 1, Realme U1 get Android Pie update: What's new, how to download

Realme starts rolling out Android 9.0 Pie based ColorOS 6 to Realme 1 and Realme U1 brings a number of features like an app drawer.

RealMe U1
The update brings a new user interface (UI), app drawer, a new theme store and a Riding Mode.

Realme has started rolling out its ColorOS 6 update to the Realme 1 and Realme U1 bringing Google's Android 9.0 Pie operating system to the devices. Firmware for the Realme 1 comes with the serial number CPH1859EX_11_A.37, whereas the Realme U1 comes with RMX1831EX_11_A.10.

The update brings a new user interface (UI), app drawer, a new theme store and a Riding Mode. It also adds a Nightscape Mode for the camera, while bringing the Android May security patch.

System changes include new notification icons in the status bar, new navigational gestures, the inclusion of an app drawer, Riding Mode, live wallpapers and May 5 Android security patch.

UI updates include an updated notification panel, a new AI Board and a new default theme. Camera improvements include the addition of a Nightscape Mode. Lastly, new applications have also been added including a new theme store, a realme game centre and a realme community app.

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The update is currently being rolled out in a phased manner and will be reaching all customers in a few weeks. To check if your smartphone has got the update, you need to go to Settings > About Phone > System Updates > Check for updates. If an update shows up you can press download and install to get it.

To recall, the company will be rolling out Android 9 Pie updates for the Realme 2 and Realme C1 next according to the update schedule announcement it made earlier.


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