Realme 5 updated with dark mode, wide-angle video while Realme 2 Pro gets dark mode, November security patch, more

Realme 5 updated with dark mode, wide-angle video while Realme 2 Pro gets dark mode, November security patch, more

While Realme may have shelved plans to develop its own Android skin, the company has been doing a great job of releasing timely ColorOS updates for its devices. Most recently, it released updates for the Realme 3 Pro and the Realme X, packing in a system-wide dark mode and Android security patch for October 2019. And now, it has released updates for the Realme 5 and the Realme 2 Pro.

Realme 2 Pro XDA Forums ||Realme 5 XDA Forums

According to the company’s official software update portal, it has now rolled out ColorOS 6.0.1 (version RMX1911EX_11_A.18) for the Realme 5 and ColorOS 6.0 (version RMS1801EX_11_C.25) for the Realme 2 Pro. As part of the ColorOS 6.0.1 update, the company has added a new system-wide dark mode and support for video capture on the wide-angle lens on the Realme 5. Additionally, the update brings optimizations for low-light photography and the Android security patch for October 2019, among other things. Here’s the official changelog for the ColorOS 6.0.1 update for the device:

  • Security
    • Android security patch: October, 2019
  • Camera
    • Added wide-angle video shooting feature
    • Improved the brightness of rear main camera
    • Optimized low light scene shooting of rear portrait mode
    • Improved preview clarity of rear camera
    • Optimized the issue of noise on the face with front and rear camera
  • Application
    • Updated font change supporting in Theme Store
  • Settings
    • Added Realme Laboratory
    • Added Dark Mode
    • Added a switch of notification dot for updates
  • Notification Center and Status Bar
    • Removed the reminder after the hotspot enabled
    • Added fast switch toggles between SIM in notification center
    • Swipe left or right to remove the message prompt while receiving
    • Added a switch to swipe down on home screen for global search or notification center
  • Known issue fixed
    • Fixed low probability issue of battery cannot be fully charged

As for the Realme 2 Pro, the ColorOS update also brings the system-wide dark mode to the device, along with a couple of minor changes. However, unlike the 5, the 2 Pro has received the Android security patch for November, 2019 with this update. Here’s the official changelog for the latest ColorOS 6.0 update for the device:

  • Security
    • Android security patch: November, 2019
  • System
    • Added Dark Mode
    • Added realme Laboratory
    • Added data switch in notification panel
    • App cloner support with more third-party applications
    • Added a switch of notification dot for updates
    • Swipe left or right to remove the message prompt after receiving the message
  • User Interface
    • Redesigned the notification center style

Updates for both the devices have already started rolling out to users. In case you still haven’t received the update, you can download it from the link below and manually flash it on your device.

ColorOS 6.0 (vRMS1801EX_11_C.25) for the Realme 2 Pro || ColorOS 6.0.1 (vRMX1911EX_11_A.18) for the Realme 5

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