Realme 8 5G and Narzo 30 5G get Android 12 update

Realme 8 5G and Narzo 30 5G are the two mid-range phones to get the taste of Android 12. The stable build comes two months after the release of the open beta program. After finishing the testing, the company has released the official version of Android 12 based Realme UI 3.0. Both phones were launched last year with Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0 skin.

As of now, the Relame UI 3.0 upgrade is available in Europe and India for the Realme 8 5G, carried along with RMX3241_11.C.03 / C.02 version number. Whereas the upgrade for Narzo 30 5G is limited to India at the moment but will be released in other regions very soon. The software on Narzo 30 5G is labeled with RMX3242_11.C.03 firmware version.

Realme confirms the rollout of stable Android 12 on its community forum and recommends upgrading your phone to the A.16 version number. Yes, your phone needs to be running on the latest software version to get access to Android 12.

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Like all Realme phones, the update to Android 12 brings in new customization features, and improvements to performance, system, camera, and gaming. The upgrade will also squash bugs available on the previous software.

Realme 8 5G and Narzo 30 5G Android 12 update – Changelog

  • New Design
    • The all-new design, which emphasizes a sense of space, deliver a simple, clean and comfortable visual and interactive experience.
    • Adds Smart Assistant widgets that show key information of apps and provide instant access to functions.
    • Revamps the page layout based on the principle of reducing visual noise and spacing out elements and prioritizes information with different colors to make key information stand out.
    • Redesigns icons using new materials to give more depth and a greater sense of space and texture to the icons.
    • Optimizes Quantum Animation Engine: Quantum Animation Engine 3.0 implements the concept of mass to make animations more lifelike and optimizes more than 300 animations to bring more natural user experience.
  • Convenience & efficiency
    • FlexDrop is renamed as Flexible Windows and is optimized:
    • Optimizes the method of switching the floating windows between different sizes.
  • Security and privacy
    • Optimizes spam block rules: Adds a rule for blocking MMS messages.
  • Performance
    • Adds Quick launch, a feature that detects the apps you use frequently and pre-loads them so you can open them quickly.
    • Adds a chart to display your battery usage.
  • Games
    • In team fight scenes, games run more smoothly at a stable frame rate.
    • Reduces the CPU load average and lowers the battery usage.
  • Camera
    • You can now decide which camera modes are displayed on the menu bar and in what order they are displayed.
  • System
    • Optimizes the auto brightness algorithm to adapt screen brightness to more scenes for a comfortable screen reading experience.
  • Accessibility
    • Optimizes accessibility:
    • Adds visuals to text instructions for an intuitive understanding of accessibility functions.
    • Optimizes categorization of functions by grouping them into vision, hearing, interactive actions and general.
    • TalkBack supports more system apps including Photos, Phone, Mail, and Calendar.

If you own the Realme 8 5G or Realme Narzo 30 5G, then you will receive a notification when the OTA update lands on your phone. In case you missed the notification, then you can check the newer updates in Software updates in Settings.

Have you received the Android 12 update on your Realme 8 5G or Narzo 30 5G? If yes, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section down below.

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