Realme 8 is getting an update that brings Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) functionality to the smartphone. In addition, the smartphone also receives bug fixes and improvements. The update is included in the July 2021 Android Security Patch. DRE helps expand a smartphone’s existing RAM using its built-in storage. The Realme 8 was released in India on March 24th and is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. The smartphone features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ screen with a 90Hz refresh rate.
Realme 8 Update Changelog
Through a blog post, Realme mentioned that Realme 8 (Review) is getting new features along with bug fixes and improvements. Along with DRE, he is also getting optimized system performance and stability improvements. Realme also fixed an issue where the scroll bar sometimes disappeared in File Manager.
Realme also updated the Photos app. It fixed the screen flicker issue when rotating the phone to view photos with locked screen rotation. It also fixed an issue where editing photos received from third-party apps was not possible.
Along with the update is the July 2021 Android security patch. The firmware version of the update is RMX3085_11.A.19. However, the size of the update was not mentioned. The update will be rolled out in increments and is expected to reach all eligible smartphones automatically over the air. Interested users can go to Settings> System> Software Update.
A Realme official confirmed to the GSMArena that the Realme 8 Pro (Review) will also receive DRE support, but it is not confirmed when the smartphone will receive the functionality.
Realme 8 Specifications
Released in March, Realme 8 runs Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11. It sports a 6.4-inch Full-HD + Super AMOLED screen. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 SoC paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage – expandable via a microSD card. The smartphone gets a quad rear camera configuration with a 64 megapixel primary sensor. At the front, it gets a 16-megapixel primary sensor in a perforated cutout. It comes with a 5,000 mAh battery with 30W fast charging Dart Charge.
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