In September 2021, Realme announced the brand’s first tablet, the Realme Pad, but it looks like it didn’t work out very well. According to recent information revealed by the company, the device will not receive Android 12, that is, after just four months, the device’s software update cycle has ended.
The revelation was made at a Q&A held in India and, when asked, the company said that the tablet “will not be updated to Android 12, but will continue to receive security and performance updates throughout the lifecycle of the tablet. software”.
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Android 11 and end
That is, even with only four months to live, the Realme Pad will use the Android 11 operating system forever — or until the Chinese company changes its mind. So it will continue to be updated just to improve the performance and security of the software.
It is even common for low-cost tablets to remain on the same operating system for their entire lifespan, however, the Realme Pad is considered an intermediate device.
The simplest Realme Pad model is made with a MediaTek Helio G80 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage and is available for approximately US$ 190 (about R$ 1,056 at the current price). The most powerful version has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, priced at US$ 245 (about R$ 1,361).