Realme 1 Now Getting ColorOS 5.2 Android Update; Receives Bunch of New Features
Oppo Realme 1 (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Realme recently launched a selfie-centric smartphone called Realme U1 in the Indian market. Launched at price point of Rs 11,999, the phone comes in 2 variants - 3GB and 4GB. Now, the Chinese smartphone maker has started rolling out new update to its every first smartphone - Realme 1. However, this new ColorOS 5.2 update still runs on Oreo, not Android Pie. Moreover, this new OS update is also rolled out to some OPPO phones as well. The ColorOS is essentially an Oppo-developed skin/custom UI overlay employed to its devices as well as Realme’s smartphones. Realme U1 Vs Realme 2 Pro: Price in India, Features, Camera & Specifications - Comparison.

The new ColorOS 5.2 introduces new features to Realme 1, which includes single swipe for dismissing notifications, a headset icon in status bar, smart bar for fast multi-tasking, background music playback in video player, new presets for video editor, custom mode for Timer app, addition of markets during recording for playback and much more. Realme U1 SelfiePro Smartphone With 25MP Front Camera & MediaTek Helio P70 SoC Launched; Price in India Starts From Rs 11,999.

Realme 1 Gets ColorOS 5.2 Update (Photo Credits: Realme)

The Android update also brings ‘Smart Scan’ feature for translating text by photo. The OS gets Game Space, which is Realme’s version of the game modes for experiencing ultra-fast gaming experience. This gaming mode optimizes the game display configuration to completely utilizing the hardware resources. The gaming mode also ensure uninterrupted gaming experience as it limits network connections for background apps. It also blocks banner notifications and sound alerts. Moreover, the games can also be kept running even when the screen is turned off. Realme C1, Realme 2 Pro and Realme 2 Prices Likely to Be Hiked After Diwali - Report.

The ColorOS 5.2 is a staged rollout and the over-the-air push will be offered on limited number of users. However, the company will release the update to all the users in a few days after making sure that the update does not have any nasty bugs.