realme 5/5s realme UI Software Update Tracker [Update: Download Link for Android 10 based realme UI Stable update]


realme launched the realme 5 smartphone in India running ColorOS 6.0 realme edition on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). The company recently launched the realme 5s, an enhanced version of the realme 5 with 48 MP primary camera in India. Both the smartphones have already started receiving Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 update in India.

realme UI brings new features such as dual earphone connection, animated wallpapers, screen-off display, customizable icon shape, new charging animation, realme Share (cross-brand file-sharing technology) and more. Check out this post to learn about new features that realme UI brings to realme 5 and realme 5s.

realme doesn’t follow a fixed update frequency but the company rolls out updates frequently. This post will help our readers in keeping track of realme UI updates for realme 5 and realme 5s, also check out our content,

realme UI updates rolled out for the realme 5 and realme 5s so far,

  • [Jun 10, 2020]: realme has started rolling out C.47 update to realme 5 and realme 5s. The update weighs 267 MBs in size for those who had updated their devices to C.45 version and update size will be around 2.81 GBs for others. [Downoad Link]
  • [May 29, 2020]: realme has started rolling out Android 10 based realme UI to realme 5 and realme 5s users in India. The update comes as version C.39 and is a stable roll-out. You can get the update right now on your device by filling this form for realme 5 and realme 5s.
  • [May 19, 2020]: realme has started rolling out A.29 update with May Android security patch ahead of Android 10 roll out later this month. [Download Link]
  • [May 18, 2020]: realme has started rolling out C.35 update with May Android security patch. The update weighs 250 MBs in size and brings several optimizations to both the devices. Note that the update is rolled out only for the users who are selected for the early access program.
  • [May 10, 2020]: realme has started rolling out Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 to the users selected under realme UI early access program. The update comes as C.33 and weighs over 2 GBs in size. Note that the update is rolled out only for the users who are selected for the early access program.
  • [May 10, 2020]: realme announces realme UI Early access program for realme 5 and realme 5s.
  • [Apr 28, 2020]: realme has started rolling out A.28 update with April Android security patch. The update brings also brings bug fixes and improves system stability. [Download Link]
  • [Feb 25, 2020]: realme has started rolling out A.25 update with February security patch. The update brings Airtel and Jio VoWiFi and brings fix for the issues that caused Camera app crash in some scenes. [Download Link]
  • [Jan 1, 2020]: realme has started rolling out A.23 update with December security patch. The update brings multiple bug fixes to improve system stability. [Download Link]
  • [Dec 2, 2019]: realme has started rolling out A.20 update with November security patch. The update adds a dark mode quick switch toggle in the notification panel and brings multiple bug fixes. [Download Link]
  • [Nov 25, 2019]: realme 5 and 5s will be upgraded to Android 10 based realme UI in May 2020, confirms realme.
  • [Nov 11, 2019]: realme has started rolling out A.18 update with October 2019 security patch. This also brings system-wide Dark mode, wide-angle video recording and more. [Download Link]
  • [Oct 18, 2019]: realme has started rolling out A.15 update with September 2019 security patch. The is a small incremental OTA update that improves video call quality along with system stability. [Download Link]
  • [Oct 18, 2019]: realme releases Android Pie based kernel source codes for realme 5, and users can now unlock the bootloader.
  • [Sep 30, 2019]: realme has started rolling out A.14 update with September 2019 security patch. The OTA update weighs around 375 MBs in size and brings camera enhancements along with system optimizations. [Download Link]
  • [Sep 13, 2019]: realme has started rolling out A.13 update with August 2019 security patch. The update weighs around 751 MBs in size and brings Digital Wellbeing and camera enhancements including improved clarity in HDR mode, improved the clarity and preview effect in portrait mode in night scene along with improved system stability. [Download Link]
  • [Sep 13, 2019]: realme 5 will be upgraded to Android 10 in Q2 2020, confirms realme.
  • [Sep 06, 2019]: realme starts rolling out A.12 update with August 2019 security patch. The update weighs around 325 MBs in size and brings camera enhancements including improved portrait mode effect and rear camera resolution along with improved system stability. The update also improves WhatsApp and messenger video call performance.
  • [Aug 26, 2019]: realme CEO, Madhav Sheth confirms that bootloader unlocking for realme 5 will be available soon.

Note that realme follows staged rollout and the updates are randomly pushed to a limited number of users and a broader rollout usually takes a few days after the company makes sure there are no critical bugs.

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Author: Arpit Porwal

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