OPPO’s subsidiary, Realme is making major moves. Realme’s success in the last year is in most part, due to the price-to-feature ratio. Moreover, it is the brand, were more innovation and design elements are pretty aggressively implemented and it turns out users like it.

The company is slowly moving its focus towards the upper tier of the smartphone market. They are continuously bringing premium offerings with affordable price tags. The mantra worked astonishingly well for Xiaomi, thus these two Chinese OEMs are battling a fierce conflict with each other.

Moreover, users have also ranked Realme smartphones (90%) when it comes to smartphone reliability. According to Prabhu Ram, Head of the Industry Intelligence Group (IIG), CMR:

The Realme’s product quality performed the best among the major players in the industry which is impressive.

With some positive motivation around their back, Realme came up with its powerful mid-ranger, the Realme X2, a few months ago. The device has been around for a little bit at this point and today, it is getting the October security patch. It has received a couple of updates in the past.

Realme X2

In late September, it received its first update that brought camera & audio enhancements. Later we were told that bootloader unlocking would soon be available for the Realme X2.

The European variant of this phone is currently receiving a major software update with a new security patch. Realme, on the other hand, has uploaded the kernel source code for the phone for community development.


The new update’s changelog is as follows;

● Android security patch: October, 2019

● Added Dark Mode
● Added realme Laboratory
● Added a switch of swipe down on home screen for global search or notification center
● Added a switch of Notification Dot for updates
● Removed the reminder after the hotspot enabled
● Removed the prompt while rooted
● Updated charging animation, showing more details

● Added nightscape of front Camera
● Optimized partial AF out of focus

The latest update brings the software version to RMX1993EX_11.A.15. It also updates the Android security patch level to October 2019. Other than this, it also adds a bunch of features.

Most notable is the addition of system-wide dark mode. Realme Laboratory and front camera nightscape mode support are quite interesting as well.


  • Device: Realme X2
  • Channel: Europe
  • Version: RMX1993EX_11.A.15
  • Android: 9
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 7300ec49c17bec700f33cc6b041281ca

It is worth noting that this phone is soon going to be launched in India as Realme XT 730G. The European & Indian firmware packages are usually identical. This means the ozip file linked above can be used on either of these devices.

The Realme X2 is powered by the Snapdragon 730G processor which is paired with 6/8 GB of RAM with optional 64/12/256 GB of internal storage. It sports a 6.4-inch waterdrop notch styled Super AMOLED display.

realme x2 specs.
Realme X2 specs (Source)

In the camera department, it houses a quad-camera setup with 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP lenses and in the front, the Realme X2 has a 32 MP sensor for selfies. Under the hood, the device packs in a massive 4,000 mAh battery along with the in-display fingerprint scanner as well.

Are you excited about the launch of this phone (aka Realme XT 730G) in India? Let us know by commenting below.

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