Realme has announced VoWiFi or the WiFi calling feature for its smartphones. The VoWiFi calling feature update will start rolling out by the end of January.
An exciting update is on the cards for #realme users. We are happy to share that VoWiFi (Voice Over WiFi) calling feature will be rolled out to all #realme devices very soon, starting with the Flagship #realmeX2Pro.
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— realme (@realmemobiles) January 24, 2020
The first Realme smartphone to get the VoWiFi calling feature update will the be latest flagship Realme X2 Pro. According to the timeline shared for the roll-out of the VoWiFi feature, all Realme devices will get the update by February and March 2020.
In India, as of now, Jio and Airtel have started offering VoWiFi feature to their users. It is clear that all smartphones are not compatible with the latest WiFi Calling feature. Most of the manufacturers are trying to add the feature.
The WiFi calling feature will let the user make a call via WiFi network. Users can call through their phone number without using any third-party app. During WiFi calls users are suggested to use the VoLTE service for the best calling experience.
WiFi calling depends on the range and reliability of the Wi-Fi network. As per an estimate, around 5 MB data will be used for a 5 minutes call over the VoWiFi or the WiFi calling feature. Users can also make VoWiFi calls to a person who doesn’t have the feature.
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Timeline For Realme Devices Getting VoWiFi Feature
Here is the list of Realme smartphones getting the VoWiFi update along with the month:
- Realme X2 Pro
- Realme X2
- Realme XT
- Realme X
- Realme 5 Pro
- Realme 3 Pro
- Realme 5, 5i, 5s
- Realme 3, 3i
- Realme 2 Pro
- Realme U1
- Realme 1
- Realme 2
- Realme C1, C2
As announced by Jio, the VoWiFi services have been rolled out nationally but as of now, only a few devices support the services and others are preparing to launch VoWiFi support. So users are suggested to check if their smartphones are eligible.
At present, several smartphones including the Redmi K20, Xiaomi’s Poco F1, and few devices from Samsung and Apple support the VoWiFi or the Wifi calling feature.