[Resumed] Realme X October security update brings dark mode & touch fixes; Realme X2 Pro getting bugfix OTA as well

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

Original story (published on October 30, 2019) follows:

Realme has grown at quite a faster rate this year than all of its previous years. The company has added a few head-turner devices to its portfolio recently.

We are talking about the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro, then the latest beast of a smartphone i.e. Realme X2 Pro. The Chinese OEM is leaving no stones unturned and wants to provide the best to its users.

All these improvements and milestones were reflected in numbers for the company. According to another report by Counterpoint Research, Realme showed an 800% growth in Q3 2019!

The company reached its record 7th position in the list of top 10 global smartphone market by shipping approximately 10 million smartphones.

Such an amazing feat is bound to make the company grow at even a faster rate. Moreover, the smartphone maker is also known for providing great after-sale service like pushing OTA updates timely and so on.

And in a recent development, Realme has pushed the October 2019 security update for its Realme X device. Not only this, but the recently launched Realme X2 Pro is also getting a bug fix OTA update in China.

Let us take a look at the updates one by one.

Realme X

To recall, the Realme X was launched Q2 of this year. It is one of the premium offerings from the company and some of the features of it are Snapdragon 710 chipset, in-display fingerprint scanner, and 6.53-inch full-HD+ OLED display.

Coming to the update, it carries the version number A.09 and weighs around 2.8 GB in size. It adds dark mode, Realme laboratory, improved notification and status bar, optimized touch screen and few bug fixes.

Below is the official changelog and the screenshot of the same:

Changelog:

Security

● Android security patch: October, 2019

System

● Updated charging animation

● Added font feature to Theme Store

Settings

● Added realme Laboratory

● Added Dark Mode

● Added option for notification dots for updates

● Quickly enter hidden applications list with fingerprints

Notification Center and Status Bar

● Added option to swipe down on home screen for global search or notification center

● Added fast switch toggle between SIMs in notification center

● Removed the reminder after the hotspot is enabled

● Removed the prompt when phone is rooted

Touch

●Improved touch experience when gaming

Known issues fixed

● Fixed some applications’ behavior

Source

Matter of fact, a similar update for the Realme X was pushed in China yesterday. The new update, as usual, is being pushed via OTA. However, if you wish to manually sideload the update on your device then, head to the below section:

Download Link

  • Device: Realme X
  • Codename: rmx1901
  • Channel: Global (India) Stable
  • Version: A.09
  • Android: 9
    • Download: Incoming
    • MD5:

Realme X2 Pro

Realme X2 Pro is currently available in China, but the phone is heading towards Europe as well. This is the first time the brand is pushing towards the flagship category, that will compete with the likes of OnePlus 7/7T (Pro).

Talking about specs, the device packs in Snapdragon 855+, 90Hz refresh-rated Super AMOLED display, up to 12 GB of RAM and 50W fast charging support.

The latest bugfix update carries version number A.11 and brings fixes for the camera, touch, power consumption, and other repairs for the device.

You can checkout the official changelog and the screenshot of the same below:

Update log:

Touch

● Optimize the problem of not following the hand

● Optimize some game scenarios without following the problem

● Optimize the problem of partial game scene breaks

camera

● Optimize some scene camera effects

● Optimize video anti-shake effect

● Optimize some of the distant focus problems

Power consumption

● Partial scene power consumption optimization

repair

● Fix the problem of ace after the ace warrior turns on the gyroscope

● Fixing the problem that the brightness of the screen is not correct due to the deviation of the light perception of some scenes

● Optimize the 90Hz experience of some three-party applications

● Fix some scene dark mode display problems

● Optimize the default volume of AirPods after the connection is too low

● Optimize the problem that the backlight is too low at 60Hz in some scenes

Source

We have previously reported that the Realme X2 Pro got its first software update A.10 in China, that tagged along the October security update, some bug fixes and improvements.

For those who are waiting for this beast to arrive in India might have to wait for a while as it will be launched in December 2019.

Update 1 (October 30)

We are extremely sorry for providing the download link of the previous build (A.08) earlier. Apparently our tracker picked up wrong info from Realme server which was already fixed at their end. Once we capture the A.09 OTA, we will update the story.

Update 2 (October 31)

Realme team has postponed the A.09 update for Realme X for technical reasons.

UPDATE: The developers have found a critical bug before the update reached more devices. As a consequence the update has been put off temporarily. We will update this thread and provide the manual link to download the A.09 firmware as soon as the bug has been fixed and the rollout has started again.

(Source)

Guess that’s why our tacker got confused! ?

Update 3 (November 2)

The Realme team silently updated their announcement post (i.e. removed the warning) and resumed the rollout. You can find the download link of the A.09 update for Realme X below, for real this time!

  • Device: Realme X
  • Codename: rmx1901
  • Channel: Global (India) Stable
  • Version: A.09
  • Android: 9
    • Download: Link
    • MD5: f57785ff45de8009d978af7bbe19f155

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