Realme has announced an upgrade to its smartphone series with the number and number pro models. These new additions include the Realme 6 and the Realme 6 Pro. The Realme 6 was launched with Android 10 and realmeUI 1.0 onboard. Realme has started to roll out a couple of updates for the device, and keeping track of them could be difficult. With this post, We aim at keeping the Realme 6 users updated with the latest information on the update alongside specifications.
Note: Please keep in mind that this is an update tracker article, and it will be updated frequently with Realme 5 smartphone updates.
Realme 6 Update Tracker
[July 9, 2021]: Realme UI 2.0 Open Beta for the Realme 6 is now out [Apply Here].
[June 28, 2021]: Realme 6 is receiving a new update with firmware version RMX2001_11.B.63 that brings the June 2021 security patch.
Security Android security patch: June, 2021 System Optimized the system performance Optimized the system stability
[May 04, 2021]: Realme is now rolling out the April Security Patch for the Realme 6 with firmware version RMX2001EU_11_A.54 in Europe. [Read more here]
Security Android security patch: April 2021 System Optimized the system performance Optimized the system stability
[March 22, 2021]: The company is now rolling out a new OTA to the device. The new OTA update carries the firmware version RMX2001_11_B.59 and is based on Realme UI 1.0 with Android 10. The update carries optimization for overall system performance and stability. [Read More]
System Optimized system performance Optimized system stability
[February 25, 2021]: Realme has started rolling out a new update for the Realme 6 users in India and Europe carrying the firmware version RMX2001_11_B.57 in India and RMX2001EU_11_A.50 in Europe respectively.
The update brings the latest February 2021 security patch, fixes the probabilistic crash bugs when tapping More on the alarm editing page, optimizes the settings of mobile data limit, optimizes the probabilistic fail to adjust the volume after using earphones for a long time and more.
Security Android security patch: February 2021 Alarm Fixed the probabilistic crash when tapping More on the alarm editing page Settings Optimized the settings of mobile data limit Optimized the probabilistic fail to adjust the volume after using earphones for a long time Optimized the probabilistic issue when searching in Settings Fixed the extra splitting line between Display size and Screen display in Display & brightness settings System Optimized the system performance Optimized the system stability
[January 30, 2021]: Realme has started rolling out the first beta update under the Realme UI 2.0 Early Access Program for the Realme 6. The new update brings tons of customization options, increases efficiency, adds new animations, makes changes to the launcher, weather, and various other applications while increasing privacy and security and bringing a ton of new gaming features. The complete changelog has been mentioned below for your reference.
- You can now create your own wallpaper by picking colors from your photos.
- Third-party icons for apps on the home screen are now supported.
- Three Dark mode styles are available: Enhanced, medium, and gentle; wallpapers and icons can be adjusted to Dark mode, and the display contrast can be adjusted automatically to ambient light.
- High Efficiency:
- You can now drag text, images, or files out of a floating window or from one app to another in Split-screen mode.
- Optimized the editing page of Smart Sidebar: Two tabs are displayed, and the order of items can be customized.
- Added “Tone tunes”: Consecutive notification tones will be linked to form a single melody.
- You can now determine a time period when Do Not Disturb is on.
- Optimized the user interfaces of Notes: New visuals are provided on the list and editing pages.
- Added weather animations to provide you with a more interesting experience.
- Optimized vibration effects for text input and gameplay.
- Optimized “Auto brightness.”
- You can now remove a folder or combine it with another one.
- Added filters for “Drawer mode”: You can now filter apps by letters, install time, or usage frequency to quickly find an app.
- Security and Privacy:
- Added “System cloner”: You can create a system clone from your main system and use different fingerprints to enter different systems.
- You can now turn “App lock” on or off in Quick Settings.
- Added “Low battery message”: When your phone battery is lower than 15%, you can quickly send a message to share your location with specified people.
- More powerful SOS functions
- Emergency info: You can quickly display your personal emergency info to first responders. The information can be shown even when your screen is locked.
- Optimized “Permission manager”: You can now choose “Allow only once” for sensitive permissions to better protect your privacy.
- Added Immersive Mode, which reduces disturbances while gaming so you can stay focused.
- You can change the way to summon Game Assistant.
- You can share your personal hotspot with others via a QR code.
- Added the Cloud Sync for Private Safe feature, which allows you to sync the photos in your Private Safe to the cloud.
- Optimized the photo editing feature with upgraded algorithms and more markup effects and filters.
- HeyTap Cloud:
- You can back up your photos, documents, system settings, and more, and easily migrate to a new phone.
- You can select the types of data to be backed up or restored.
- Added shortcuts to instantly share and edit photos or videos.
- Added the inertial zoom feature, which makes zooming smoother during video shooting.
- Added the lens stain detection feature.
- Added the level and grid feature to help you compose videos.
- Added the new realme watermark.
- realme Lab:
- Added Sleep Capsule, help you schedule downtime and secure your sleep time.
- Added “Sound amplifier”: You can amplify faint sounds in the environment and soften loud sounds when wearing earphones.
[January 30, 2020]: Realme has started accepting applications for Realme UI 2.0 Beta for the device. [Apply Now]
[January 23, 2020]: Realme has started rolling a new update for Realme 6 carrying the build number RMX2001_11_B.55 which brings minor changes to the UI and optimizes the system performance.
System Optimized system performance and improved system stability
[December 18, 2020]: Realme 6 users have reportedly started receiving a new update carrying the build number RMX2001_11_B.53 for Indian users and RMX2001EU_11_A.48 for Realme 6 Europen unites; the update brings the December 2020 Patch, adds a shortcut for short-press the power button to turn off flashlight feature while screen-off, fixes issues with playing videos, optimizes system performance and more. The complete changelog has been mentioned below.
Security Updated Android security patch: Dec, 2020 Settings Added short-press the power button to turn off flashlight feature while screen-off Camera Fixed the probabilistic display error issue when playing videos System Optimized system performance and improved system stability Fixed the probabilistic flicker issue
[November 11, 2020]: The Realme 6 has started to receive a new update carrying the build number RMX2001_11.B.49, which brings the upgraded October 2020 Security patch for the device. The changes include October Security Patch, optimizations, and new add-ons for Sunset to Sunrise toggles for eye comfort, a toggle for displaying keyboard when entering the app drawer, and Bluetooth earphone icon in phone call UI.
[September 30, 2020]: Realme has started rolling out a new update for the Realme 6 users carrying the build number RMX2001_11_B.47 with the September Android security patch. The update weighs at 385MBs in size and brings system optimizations along with bug fixes. There are no new features added with the update.
Security ● Updated Android security patch: September, 2020 System ● Optimized the system performance and improved system stability Wi-Fi ● Fixed the display issue of scan icon in Wi-Fi menu
Will Realme 6 receive Android 11 Updates?
[Update]: Realme UI 2.0 Open Beta for the Realme 6i is now out [Apply Here].
Realme has already rolled out the first OTA Update under the Realme UI 2.0 Early Access Program for the users. The stable update is expected to be rolled out in a couple of months since the first beta.
Also Check: Realme 7 Update Timeline
- Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD; 1080 x 2400 pixels screen resolution
- CPU: MediaTek Helio G95 octa-core chipset
- GPU: Mali G76 GPU
- Storage: UFS 2.1; 128 GB internal; expandable via microSD
- OS: Android 10 with Realme UI 1.0
- Rear Camera Sensors: 64-megapixel primary + 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angled lens + 2-megapixel portrait camera + 2-megapixel 4cm macro sensor
- Front Camera Sensor: 16-megapixel primary
- Others: Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- Color Options: Mist White, Mist Blue
- Battery: 5000mAh; 30W VOOC fast charge
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