[India release] Realme 3 Pro & Realme 5 Pro October patches add system-wide dark mode, optimize game touch experience, & more

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Last month, Realme promised to begin rolling out the system-wide dark mode feature to some of its smartphones in November 2019, but the company is ahead of schedule.

It all started with the Realme Q, the Chinese variant of the Realme 5 Pro. We reported about the arrival of the Realme dark mode on the device earlier this week and at the time, we mentioned that the global model was in line to receive the feature in the coming days.

Well, it didn’t take the Oppo subsidiary long to begin rolling out the dark mode feature to the Realme 5 Pro in India.

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Realme Q (in China) is also known as Realme 5 Pro (in India)

As of this writing, the global rollout of the Realme dark mode feature is now ongoing. The feature is arriving as part of the Realme 5 Pro October security update that carries software version RMX1971EX_11.A.11.

Like its Chinese counterpart, the incoming Realme 5 Pro update also tags along the option to record videos in wide-angle mode and an updated firmware version to optimize the game touch experience. Below is the full changelog as provided by Realme.

Security

● Android security patch: October 5, 2019

System

● Added Dark Mode

Camera

● Added wide-angle video shooting feature

Touch screen

● Updated firmware version to optimize game touch experience

Power optimization

● Optimized power consumption while 4K and [email protected] video recording

Known issues fixed

● Fixed after-sales feedback HDR photo spot issue

● Fixed repeatedly focus issue

● Fixed [email protected] preview with green stripes while switching time-lapse photography and [email protected] mode

● Optimized clarity in indoor and low light environments
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Also receiving the new Realme dark mode feature is Chinese variant of the Realme 3 Pro, which goes by the name Realme X Lite. The update, like the Realme 5 Pro, is accompanied by the latest October security patch and several other bug fixes and optimizations.

The OTA is arriving as version RMX1851_11_A.09 and carries the following changes besides the new security patch and system-wide dark mode.

Desktop

● Redesign date, weather plugin

● Optimize lock screen clock plug-in design

● Optimize negative one screen design

System

● Adjust the charging style

Setting

● Provide a quick switch to switch flow card

Touch screen

● Update firmware version to optimize the game experience
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It took only a couple of days for the Realme dark mode feature to hit the global Realme 5 Pro following its arrival in China. Granted, the story should be the same for Realme 3 Pro users now that the feature is available in China.

We will keep an eye on this development and update you when the feature (and the latest October patches) arrives on not just the global Realme 3 Pro, but also other Realme phones. Stay tuned to our Realme section for related coverage.

Update (November 1)

After the Chinese variant, system-wide dark mode is currently rolling out for Realme 3 Pro in India alongside October security patch. Details here.

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