Realme GT2 Pro gets Android 13

Ro, 28 October 2022

The Realme GT2 Pro is the company's top-tier smartphone for global markets so it's normal to lead the Android 13 update charge. The reports of Android 13 being delivered to GT2 Pro are all from India for the time being, but it should arrive globally soon.

Realme GT2 Pro gets Android 13

The update itself weighs 5.5GB and brings a ton of new features and a new look that Realme calls Aquamorphic. It introduces new, more natural and pleasant animations, shadows, UI elements, etc. There are also improvements in terms of efficiency and usability, security and gaming. The latter comes in the form of HyperBoost GPA 4.0 engine to stabilize frame rate and balance performance and power consumption.

It's important to note that the update doesn't change the version of Realme's overlay, it's still Realme UI 3.0, but it's based on Android 13. And there's also the new October 2022 security patch on board. Check out the full changelog for more info:

Aquamorphic Design

  • Adds Aquamorphic Design theme colors for enhanced visual comfort.
  • Applies the Aquamorphic Design philosophy to animations to make them natural and vivid.
  • Adds Shadow-Reflective Clock, with shadows to simulate the orientation of the sun and moon.
  • Adds a Home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones.
  • Upgrades to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with a new behavior recognition feature, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions.
  • Optimizes UI layers for a clearer and neater visual experience.
  • Applies real-world physics to animations to make them look more natural and intuitive.
  • Optimizes the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find.
  • Optimizes fonts for better readability.
  • Optimizes system icons by using the latest color scheme to make the icons easier to recognize.
  • Enriches and optimizes illustrations for features by incorporating multicultural and inclusive
  • elements.


  • Adds large folders to the Home screen. You can now open an app in an enlarged folder with just one tap and turn pages in the folder with a swipe.
  • Adds media playback control, and optimises the Quick Settings experience.
  • Adds more markup tools for screenshot editing.
  • Adds support for adding widgets to the Home screen, making information display more personalized.
  • Optimizes Shelf. Swiping down on the Home screen will bring up the Shelf by default. You can search content online and on your device.

Security & privacy

  • Optimizes Private Safe. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files.

Health & Digital wellbeing

  • Adds Eye comfort in Kid Space to protect children’s vision.

Health & Digital wellbeing

  • Add Eye comfort inn KidSpace to protect children’s vision

Gaming experience

  • Upgrades to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios.



Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 18 Jul 2023
  • 3Jy

I have recently purchased gt2pro and all functions are working correctly other that the android update. It says that version is up to date but android 12 with UI 3.0 is installed. Location is UAE. Please help on this issue.

  • Cro
  • 08 Nov 2022
  • nyH

Updated 3 days ago to android 13, phone is freezing, cant answer calls, cant charge phone at all or charge at very low speed, cant listen music to speakers, phone is constantly warm and lagy EU rom, no google certification from day 1, so no netfli...

  • Rickster
  • 06 Nov 2022
  • gL@

Updated to 13 today and have lost WhatsApp notifications and NFC.....

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