Realme, one of the fastest-growing brands in India with a wide range of devices catering to different needs of consumers, has today announced the roadmap for its customized UI based on ColorOS 7 and Android 10. With Oppo, all set to announce the new version of ColorOS, the ColorOS 7, in India on November 26, we have Realme preparing for the roll-out of a customized version of ColorOS 7. The all-new customized UI will start rolling out to Realme devices beginning January 2020 with new customization options that add to the close to stock-Android experience features.
According to Realme, the customized UI (let’s call it Realme UI for now) will include all the features from the ColorOS 7 and will offer users with a smoother gaming graphics, better RAM management, and more customization options for better video and vlogging experience. What’s exciting is that the customized UI will feature a system-wide dark mode, which can be seen across a wide range of smartphones these days. Besides these, the Realme UI will also offer basic customization features such as the ability to change app icons, shape and size, and fonts. Realme says that with the new UI, users will get to enjoy a seamless user experience along with a few special features that make the experience close to stock Android.
Talking about the roadmap for the release of the new customized UI, the devices that will be first to receive an update, will be Realme 3 Pro and Realme XT, which are slated to get an update in January 2020. After which, Realme X and Realme 5 Pro, receive an update in February, followed by Realme X2 Pro in March, and Realme 3 and Realme 3i in April. The update cycle continues to roll out further for the Realme 5 and Realme 5s in May, Realme 2 Pro in June, and Realme C2 somewhere in the third quarter of 2020.
Users having the latest flagship from Realme, the Realme X2 Pro, can get a sneak-peek into the latest software with a special Beta version of ColorOS 7, which will be released on December 18. Similarly, Realme XT users, who participated in the ColorOS 6.7 program, will also receive ColorOS 7 updates starting November end.
The Beta program for ColorOS 7 starts on November 27, specifically for the Realme X2 Pro. Interested users need to fill in their application on the realme community page, after which selected users will be given a chance in the Beta testing program. Similarly, Beta testers from Realme X2 Pro, Project X, and Realme XT ColorOS 6.7 Beta program, who have proven themselves to be valuable Beta testers, also get to lay their hands on the ColorOS 7 Beta testing program. A list of all the selected Beta testers will be released on December 9, which will be followed by two months of testing, starting December 18, 2019, to February 2020.