Realme X2 Pro & Realme 5 Pro bag December security update with dark mode quick toggle feature

Realme, a company loosely associated with the Chinese phone maker OPPO, is known for its compelling offers. Devices from Realme hold a rather enticing value proposition, comparatively high-end specs for a rather affordable price.

No wonder this relatively young brand has made serious waves in the markets with their product portfolio. Especially with Realme X2 Pro, they have intensified the competition in the domain of budget flagships.

realme X2PRO
Realme X2 Pro

Unveiled back in October, the phone features a 6.5″ Super AMOLED display and is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 855+ chipset. A 4,000 mAh battery cell is responsible for delivering the power. Internal storage is also ample, with up to 256 GB of built in storage.

The phone is currently getting December security patch in the form of software version A.13. Currently available in China, this update packs a host of new features, like dark mode quick toggle and flash on call.

– Update the December Google Security Patch

– Recent task interface click on a blank area to return to the desktop

Notification Center and Status Bar
– New dark mode quick switch

Set up
– Incoming flash function

– New video HDR features

– Fix the problem of abnormal power consumption in QQ on the power consumption detailpage
– Fix the problem of overexposure in the flash state
– Optimize WeChat call quality


Users are advised to be patient as they wait for the new update to land on their devices. We will also update this article after capturing the full OTA package.

The OEM is also rolling out the December security patch for Realme Q. Sounds unfamiliar? Well, the same device is internationally sold as Realme 5 Pro.

Realme 5 Pro

The new software version is A.11. The following is the update changelog, translated directly from Chinese:

– Incorporate December Google security patches

– Update the pre-super-night algorithm library to fix the probability black block problem

Notification Center and Status Bar
– Add dark mode shortcut switch

– Optimize power consumption in some game scenes, such as King’s Glory, Peace Elite

Desktops and settings
– Recent task interface click on a blank area to return to the desktop
– Increased call flash function

– Fix the problem that THE QCY T5 headset can’t reconnect


Hopefully the global variants of these phones will soon receive these fixes and new features via their corresponding update channel. Matter of fact, both Realme X and Realme X2 recently picked up new updates in China with a similar list of changes.

NOTE: We have these and many more Realme-related stories under our dedicated Realme section. Check it out for the very latest on everything Realme.

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