“The Realme 2 Pro Android 9 Pie update brings app drawer, Riding mode, lock screen magazine, and more”
Keeping its promise, Realme has finally started rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie update based on ColorOS 6.0 to Realme 2 Pro. The software upgrade brings RMX1801EX_11.A.20 build number and Google’s May security patch. The ColorOS 6.0 includes the much-requested app drawer and brings a redesigned Quick Toggles page with large icons. The update also introduced a new Riding mode and lock screen magazine that changes the lockscreen image every time users’ unlock the phone.
According to the changelog, the Android 9.0 Pie update brings a gesture navigation system, new live wallpapers and the default device theme is also updated. Furthermore, it also included the chroma Boost Mode to the camera and HAL3 support, which needs to be switched on from the developer options in the system settings. It adds a new Realme Theme store, realme App Market and Game Center apps to specific regions.
Realme says that the update is being rolled out in stages and the OTA will be randomly pushed out to a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in the next few days. According to the brand, this would help in detecting bugs. Since it’s a massive update, we suggest you download it via Wi-Fi and have at least 40 percent battery charging before updating. To receive the OTA update, make sure you are running on the latest Android Oreo firmware.
To recap, Realme 2 Pro flaunts a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a waterdrop notch and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8 percent. The handset is powered by the Snapdragon 660 AIE paired with Adreno 512 GPU. The phone is being offered in three configurations – 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 8GB + 128GB. The Realme 2 Pro comes equipped with a 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 primary sensor with 6P lens and an aperture of f/1.7, backed by a secondary depth sensor on the back. As for selfies and video calling, the smartphone a 16-megapixel camera up front.