Realme 8 5G, one of the cheapest 5G devices in the country featuring the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G SoC, a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz IPS LCD panel, 48-megapixel triple camera, a giant 5,000mAh battery, support for 18W fast charging, and more have started to receive updates from the company’s end.
Realme has been known in the industry for regularly providing new updates for their smartphones and accessories. Keeping track of the updates rolled out for the device might become difficult for an average consumer. This post will list out all the updates rolled out for the smartphone to date.
Note: We will continually be updating this post will all the updates rolled out from the company across various regions. Make sure to bookmark this page for the latest information.
Realme 8 5G Update Tracker
[January 25, 2021]: realme 8 5G is receiving RMX3241_11_A.13 update with January 2022 Android security patch, fixes for bugs with the contacts application and more. Check out the changelog attached below:
- Integrates the January 2022 Android security patch.
- Optimized the system performance and improved system stability.
- Fixes a contact search issue in the built-in Contacts app.
[December 20, 2021]: A new update is now being rolled out to the realme 8 5G carrying the build number RMX3241_11_A.12. The update gets the December 2021 security patch, fixes lag and shutters in the camera application and optimizes the system performance.
- Integrates the December 2021 Android security patch.
- Fixes lag and stutters in some cases.
- Optimized the system performance and improved system stability
- Fixes an issue where certain types of Bluetooth earbuds would occasionally have no sounds.
[December 6, 2021]: realme is now rolling out a new update for the realme 8 5G in certain regions. The latest update gets the firmware version number RMX3081_11_A.07 and brings the November 2021 security patch and bug fixes to the realme 8 5G.
Security Integrates the November 2021 Android security patch. System Fixes some known issues & Optimizes system stability
[October 24, 2021]: The realme 8 5G is now getting the RMX3241_11_A.11 that brings the October 2021 security patch, fixes for lag and flickering alongside Sound optimizations.
Security Integrates the October 2021 Android security patch. System Fixes lag and stutters in some cases. Fixes screen flickering that might occur when leaving Sleep Capsule. Fixes an issue where the Raise to wake feature might occasionally fail to work. Sound Fixed Bugs
[September 1, 2021]: Realme is rolling out a new update to the Realme 8 5G that brings the August 2021 security patch, improves the image quality, fixes issues with the network, and more. You can find the update with the version number RMX3241_11.A.10 in India.
Security Updated Android security patch: August, 2021 System Optimized system stability, improved user experience Networks Optimzied the network connection in some scenarios Camera Optimize the image brightness and quality of the rear camera Fixed probabilistic front camera light leakage issue
[June 3, 2021]: Realme 8 5G now receives its first firmware update with firmware version RMX3241_11_A.08, including the May 2021 security patch. The May 2021 update also includes many fixes for image quality and performance as per Realme’s documentation.
Security Updated Android security patch: May 2021 Networks Optimized the network connection in some scenarios System Optimized system stability, improved user experience Optimized the OSWAP function for the memory Application Optimized the FinShellPay stability Fixed the HD display issue of the video play in Netflix
Will Realme 8 5G get Android 12 based Realme UI 3.0 Update?
Yes, the realme 8 5G will be receiving the Android 12 based realme UI 3.0 update. The update is confirmed to be released in the second half of 2022.
- Display: 6.5-inch FHD + (1080 x 2400 pixels) 90Hz IPS LCD (180Hz touch sampling rate)
- CPU: MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G
- RAM: 4GB or 6GB (+ 4GB DRE (Dynamic RAM Expansion)
- Storage: 64GB or 128GB internal (UFS 2.1), 1TB Expansion with SD Card
- Operating System: Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
- Rear Camera: 48-megapixel primary sensor + 2-megapixel depth sensor + 2-megapixel macro sensor
- Front Camera: 16-megapixel
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, Dual 5G, Dual 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C
- Other: Side Fingerprint Scanner
- Colors: Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black
- Battery: 5000 mAh + 18W fast charging