Android 14 has arrived, and Realme is already pushing out early preview builds to select devices like the affordable C55. This first taste of the future OS packs some enticing upgrades.
The company announced the official Android 14 update roadmap shortly after Google’s stable release. Handsets enrolled in the beta program can now test drive Realme UI 5, the next generation skin overlaying stock Android 14.
So what can you expect from this major software refresh? Let’s dig into the key additions making their way to one of Realme’s most popular budget phones.
Slick New Look and Feel
Right off the bat, Realme UI 5 overhauls the user interface with a more refined, Aquamorphic aesthetic. System animations received polishing as well for smoother, more fluid motion.
You’ll also enjoy speedier app load times, thanks to extensive performance optimizations happening under the hood.
Enriched Control Center
Another headlining feature is the iOS-style control center, finally making its way to Realme handsets with Android 14. It conveniently centralizes device toggles and quick action buttons to simplify accessing settings.
The revamped lock screen and widgets offer tighter integration with Google Assistant to surface relevant information at a glance too.
Along with visual freshness and usability tweaks, Realme UI 5 also hardens security through more granular control over app permissions. This helps rein in access to sensitive user data like photos and videos.
Peace of mind now comes bundled with each future Android release!
Get It Early
Eager to trial Android 14 yourself? A limited number of C55 owners can enroll in the Realme UI 5 beta program for an early taste starting December 18, 2023.
Just head to Settings > About Phone > Realme UI Version > Beta Program and submit your details. If accepted, you’ll receive over-the-air update build RMX3710_11.C.15