Realme GT Neo2 starts receiving Android 12 update in India
Realme has started releasing a new Android 12-based Realme UI 3.0 update for the GT Neo2 smartphone in India. According to the changelog, the firmware brings a new design with a better user interface and responsiveness, revamped page layout, redesigned icons, background stream mode, Quick Launch, and optimized FlexDrop feature. Functions such as Privacy protection, Passwords, and Emergency are now stacked under Phone Manager.
- The Realme GT Neo2 smartphone was launched in India last year with Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0. Now, it has started receiving the latest Realme UI 3.0 update based on Android 12.
- Initially, the update is for a limited set of users who are getting it on a random basis. However, the company says that there will be a broader release very soon.
The Android 12 update for the Realme GT Neo2 in India carries version number RMX3370_11.C.04 and weighs 1.21GB in size. The Realme UI 3.0 is being released in stages via the OTA method to reduce the impact of critical bugs. To manually check for the firmware, you need to head over to Settings > Software updates.
The GT Neo2 comes with a punch-hole selfie camera at the top-left corner, slim bezels, and an under-display fingerprint reader. On the rear, it has a triple camera setup, paired with a dual-LED flash. It bears a 6.62-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and 1300-nits of peak brightness.
The GT Neo2 houses a 64MP (f/1.8) primary camera, an 8MP (f/2.3) 119-degree ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) macro snapper. On the front, it offers a 16MP (f/2.5) wide shooter for taking selfies.
The GT Neo2 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset. The device comes in 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB configurations. It currently boots Android 11 OS with Realme UI 2.0 baked on top. The device packs a 5,000mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the handset offers support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and a Type-C port.
The Realme GT Neo2 commands a price of Rs. 31,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant. Further, the top-tier model of the smartphone with a 12GB/256GB configuration costs Rs. 35,999. The device can be purchased from Realme's official website and Flipkart. It is available in three different color options, including Neo Black, Neo Blue, and Neo Green.