Realme GT Neo 2 smartphones worldwide have started receiving the stable version of the Realme UI 3.0 update based on Android 12. The software update brings various customization options, Fluid Space Design, Sketchpad AOD, new privacy and security features, among others. Realme says the update will initially be available to a limited number of users and will have a wider rollout in the coming days. The Realme GT Neo 2 smartphone was presented in October last year with the Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11.
According to a post on a Realme Community forum page, users are encouraged to update their Realme GT Neo 2 smartphones to the required version RMX3370_11.A.08 to receive the update. The update has a UI version: RMX3370_11.C.04, and the manual download link will be updated on the website soon. Realme also says there will be a phased rollout and the update will be “randomly distributed to a limited number of users”. The broader rollout will come in a few days after confirming that the update does not contain any critical bugs.
The Chinese company also stressed that the first launch of the Realme GT Neo 2 after the update may take longer due to the presence of several third-party applications. It also states that after the update, the system will perform “a series of actions such as application customization, background optimization, and security scans” that “may cause a slight hang and faster power consumption”.
Realme UI 3.0 features
According to the company’s community forum post, Realme UI 3.0 brings a new design with a clean user interface, a revised page layout based on the principle of reducing visual noise and redesigned icons for the Realme GT Neo 2. According to Realme there It features Quantum Animation Engine 3.0, which makes animations more lifelike, and the Always-On Display feature gets Realmeow and Portrait Silhouette options.
In terms of convenience and efficiency, Realme UI 3.0 adds “Background Stream Mode” to continue playing the audio of a video when the phone is locked. The FlexDrop feature has been renamed Flexible Windows and streamlined, users can now drag a file from My Files or a photo from the Photos app into a floating window. When it comes to privacy, features like privacy, passwords, and emergency are now stacked under Phone Manager.
Other features include quick launch, improved responsiveness when turning Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Airplane mode, and NFC on and off, smoother gaming, and low battery consumption. There is an option to customize how camera modes are displayed in the menu bar, and a new zoom slider has been added.