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Original story (from Sept 08) follows:

Google is set to officially unveil Android 11 in the next few weeks and a number of devices from its Pixel-line of devices will get updated on Day 1.

Other OEMs (Samsung, OnePlus, Realme, Xiaomi) are also taking a headstart in the development of Android 11, all in the aim to release stable builds soon after Android 11 is officially released.

realme x50 pro
Realme X50 Pro

Today, Realme has announced that it is rolling out an Android 11 preview to users of the Realme X50 Pro. We’ve known about this update since way back in July. As this is a pretty early release of Android 11 for any device, Realme is limiting this rollout to only 100 seats.

According to the official announcement, the applications open on September 8. These slots are bound to go fast so you might want to keep an eye on the application channel for when these openings become available.

To be eligible for applying for a slot in this program, users need to ensure that they’re running the very latest build of Realme UI. At the time of writing, that is version RMX2076PU_11.A.35.

To apply, simply follow the following steps:

apply for beta program

Realme promised to announce its detailed Android 11 roadmap after the official unveiling of the new OS by Google. Users of Realme devices that are eligible for this update should look forward to that.

In related news, Realme’s CEO, Madhav Sheth has just teased RealmeUI 2.0 ahead of Android 11 launch. We’ve seen the Realme X50 Pro Android 11 for a while, but this is the first time an official image showing the phone running Android 11 has popped up.

android 11 tease by ceo

Could this have been a tease of the Android 11 Beta we’ve talked about? Well, it certainly looks like it.

Update 1 (September 11)

IST: 06:30 pm: Glimpse of Realme UI 2.0 (or Android 11) beta running on Realme X50 Pro along with a comparison with Realme UI 1.0 has surfaced in videos. Head here for the complete coverage.

Update 2 (September 23)

IST: 02:22 pm: Apparently, Realme is having a tough time trying to plan out the Early Access program for Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11. The company has now deleted a detailed roadmap for Realme UI 2.0 Early Access that it had published on Twitter. Check it out here.

Update 3 (September 24)

IST 01:50 pm: Realme has kick-started the recruitment for Realme UI 2.0 beta testers for the Realme X50 Pro and the Realme X50 Pro Player Edition in China via an announcement on the company’s community site. More details here.

Update 4 (September 25)

IST 01:43 pm: The Early Access registration for the Realme UI 2.0 update based on Android 11 is now live for Realme X50 Pro users in India. Selected users must have the A.35 software version installed to get the update. More details here.

Update 5 (September 29)

IST 12:06 pm: Realme has released the Realme UI 2.0 to Realme UI 1.0 rollback package for the Realme X50 Pro 5G. FYI, this only works for the Realme X50 Pro 5G and not the Realme X50 Pro Player Edition. We can expect to see a rollback package for other variants soon.

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