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RealWear Navigator™ 500 / 520 Firmware Release 2.0

This document provides public notice for RealWear Navigator® 500 series firmware release. This update will provide the new features, further device support, and bug fixes.


RealWear Firmware Release 2.0 for RealWear Navigator 500 Series devices.

This update includes a base Android Firmware update to Android 13. This is a one-step upgrade from our previous release that retains your data.

Early Access: April 1, 2024

GA: May 1, 2024

Note: release notes are only a summary of what’s new in this release.


Delivery Data




RealWear Inc.

Model Number

RealWear Navigator 500 ™ (T21G)

RealWear Navigator 520 ™ (T21G)

Firmware version


Software Version



+ Firmware updated to Android 13 AOSP base.

+ Security Updates released through end of Feb 2024.

- There are no bug fixes or feature improvements in this version.

Software Availability and Update Method

The upgrade process for Release 2.0 is a simple one step upgrade process that retains your data

To receive over the air update, users can be on any official release.

For specific details on how to upgrade, visit the Wireless update page in RealWear’s Knowledge Centre or see the RealWear Cloud Upgrade process here