Realme 8 Update Tracker: Realme UI 3.0, Android 12 and more

Realme 8 is a mid-range smartphone from the company packing in the MediaTek Helio G95 SoC, a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED panel, a 64-megapixel quad-camera array, a giant 5,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging, and lots more.

They launched the smartphone running on Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0. Realme has a pretty unusual update rollout pattern where the company rolls out multiple updates in a month or doesn’t for months; keeping a track of the updates might become difficult for a consumer. This post will list out all the updates rolled out for the Realme 8 (RMX3085) along with its changelog and specifications.

Note: We will continually be updating this post with the latest piece of information, hence make sure to bookmark this page to stay updated.

Realme 8 Update Tracker [Full List]:

[September 26, 2021]: Realme 8 4G is now receiving the September 2021 security patch, the update also brings fixes for NFC, contacts, super power-saving mode; and Google Chrome. The update could be found as RMX3085_11_A.20.

Security
Integrates the August and September 2021 Android security patches.

Camera
Fixes an issue where NFC cards might fail to be identified using the front camera.

System
Optimizes system performance and improves system stability.
Fixes an issue where the screen would get stuck when you scroll through contacts.
Fixes an issue where the screen would occasionally turn red when you exit Super power saving mode.

Settings
Fixes an issue where the background might occasionally display improperly after you swipe down for quick settings.
Fixes an issue where Google Chrome pages cannot be saved as a PDF file from print preview.

[August 24, 2021]: Realme is rolling out a new update for the Realme 8 carrying the version number RMX3085_11_A.19 that brings the RAM Expansion feature, July 2021 security patch and multiple bug fixes.

System
Adds the RAM expansion feature.
Optimizes system performance and improves system stability.
Fixes an issue where the scroll bar would sometimes disappear in File Manager.

Photos
Fixes an issue where the screen would flicker when you rotate the screen to view photos shot with the screen locked.
Fixes an issue where images received in some third-party apps could not be edited.

Security
Integrates the July 2021 Android security patch.

 

[July 16, 2021]: The Realme 8 is now receiving a new update with firmware version RMX3085_11.A.18 that brings the June 2021 Security Patch.

Security
Update Android security patch June

System
Fixed some known issues and improve system stability

[May 27, 2021]: Realme is rolling out RMX3085_11_A.13 update to the Realme 8 with the May 2021 security patch.

Security
Updated Android Security Patch: May 2021

System
Optimized the system performance
Improved the system stability

 

[April 4, 2021]: Realme has rolled out the first update for the Realme 8 with the firmware number RMX3085_11_A.05 which brings multiple camera and touch optimizations. [Read more here]

Camera
Optimized the portrait image quality of the rear camera
Optimized the video definition of ultra-wide camera
Optimized the image quality of Ultra Night mode
Optimized the colour saturation of the front camera

Touch

Optimized the touching algorithm and improved the touching experience

Will the Realme 8 get Android 12 based Realme UI 3.0 Update?

Yes, Realme will certainly provide the Android 12 based Realme UI 3.0 update to the Realme 8. The beta rollout will begin within a couple of months of Google announcing the next major OS upgrade.

Specifications

  • Display: 6.4-inch FHD + (1080 x 2400 pixels) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: MediaTek Helio G95
  • RAM: 4 GB or 6 GB or 8 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB internal -UFS 2.1
  • Operating System: Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
  • Rear Camera: 64-megapixel primary sensor + 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor + 2-megapixel macro sensor + 2-megapixel B/W sensor
  • Front Camera: 16-megapixel
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Other: In-display Fingerprint Scanner
  • Colours: Cyber Silver, Cyber Black
  • Battery: 5000mAh + 30W fast charging

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