The Realme 5i, one of its kind of device in its price range, boasts quite a few numbers on paper, be it either the Snapdragon 665 chipset, support for 4K video recording, a 5,000mAh battery, and lots more. As the tradition goes, brands keep improving the device via an OTA software update, and that is the case with the Realme 5i as well. Realme has started rolling out a ton of updates for the smartphone, and if you’re finding it difficult to keep track of them at the same time, In this post, we will let you know everything about the updates rolled out.
Note: We will keep this post updated with the latest updated information regarding the Realme 5i smartphone. Also, check the Realme 5 Pro update timeline.
Realme 5i Update Timeline:
[November 28, 2021]: realme is rolling out a new update to the realme 5, 5i and the 5s. The new update gets the firmware version RMX1911EX_11_C.77, RMX1925EX_11_C.77, RMX2030EX_11_C.77 respectively. The update adds the November 2021 security patch and improves system stability.
Security Updated Android security patch: October 2021 & November 2021 System Fixed some known issues and improved system stability
[September 26, 2021]: A month later of the previous release, a new update is now rolling out to the Realme 5 series in India. RMX2030EX_11_C.75 for the Realme 5i brings August and September 2021 Android security patches along with system improvements.
Security Integrates the August and September 2021 Android security patches System Optimized the system performance Improved the system stability
[July 27, 2021]: Realme is rolling out a new update for the Realme 5i with the July 2021 security patch and optimizations.
Security Updated Android security patch: June & July 2021 System Optimized the system performance and improved the system stability
[July 6, 2021]: Realme 5i is now receiving a new update with bug fixes and firmware version number RMX2030EX_11_C.71.
Communication Fixes occasional audio echoing from Facebook Messenger calls. System Improved system performance Improved system stability
[May 25, 2021]: Realme is rolling out the May 2021 security update for the Realme 5i with bug fixes and improvements. The new update carries the firmware version RMX2030EX_11.C.69.
Security Updated Android Security Patch: April & May 2021 System Optimized the system performance Improved the system stability
[March 27, 2021]: Realme 5i users are now receiving a new update with build number RMX2030EX_11_C.67 with Realme UI 1.0 with Android 10. The update brings the Android security patches for the month of February 2021 and March 2021 and more. [Read more here]
Security Updated Android security patch- February 2021 & March 2021 System Optimized system performance Improved system stability
December 9, 2020: Realme has started rolling out a new December update with RMX2030EX_11.C.61 build number for the Realme 5i. The update brings the Android November Security Patch, adds options for adjusting Sunrise to sunset in Eye Comfort mode, Optimizes the interface for screenshot floating preview, and much more.
Security Updated Android Security Patch to November 2020. Settings Added toggle for displaying keyboard while entering app drawer From Sunset to Sunrise option in eye-comfort mode. Added a short press of the power button to turn off flash while the screen is off. Screenshot Added a toggle for the physical button in the screenshot setting page. Optimized interactive mode for screenshot floating preview.
October 25, 2020: The Realme 5i has started to receive a new update carrying the build number C.59, which carries the October Android security patch, weighs 458MBs in size, and brings performance improvements to the device. [Download Link]
Security Android Security Patch: October , 2020 System Optimized the system performance and improved system stability
Will realme 5i get the Android 12 Realme UI 3.0 Update?
No, realme has not added realme 5i to the realme UI 3.0 update rollout timeline, indicating that it would be one among the devices to not receive the realme UI 3.0 update.
Will the Realme 5i Receive Android 11 Realme UI 2.0 Update?
No, the company has confirmed that the Realme 5i will not be receiving the Android 11 Realme UI 2.0 Update. [Read More]
- Display: 6.52-inch HD+ water-drop display (1600 x 720 pixels); Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
- GPU: Adreno 610 GPU
- RAM: 4 GB RAM
- Storage: 64 GB storage, expandable memory up to 256 GB with microSD
- OS: RealmeUI 1.0
- Rear Camera: 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, EIS, 8-megapixel 118° ultra-wide-angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.25 aperture, 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel camera for 4cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture, 4k video recording
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Others: Fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, Micro USB
- Battery: 5000mAh battery + 10W charging