Earlier today we reported that the Realme 1 and Realme U1 phones are receiving the October security patch as well as the Dark mode. Now, Realme 5 Pro has started receiving a new software update that also brings the Dark mode feature. The newly released update adds the ability to shoot videos with the 8-megapixel ultrawide-angle camera. This is a feature that was limited to two phones, including Realme X2 and Realme X2 Pro.
The Realme 5 Pro received last received the security patch update in the month of August. The new one adds October 2019 Android security patch. It also solves after-sales feedback HDR photo spot issue, and repeatedly focus issue.
The software update also fixes the issue of 1080p@60fps preview with green stripes while switching time-lapse photography and 1080p@60fps mode. It also optimizes clarity in indoor and low light environments. The new firmware comes with version number RMX1971EX_11.A.11.
This new update is rolling out over the air, but only a limited number of users will receive it initially. A broader rollout will commence in a few days if no bugs are found. The OTA will be randomly pushed out to a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making sure there are no critical bugs. If no critical bugs are found, the full rollout will be completed in the upcoming days.
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To recall, the Realme 5 Pro was launched in India in August this year. One of the biggest highlights of this Realme 5 series phone is the quad rear camera setup. The Realme 5 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999 in the country. This price is for the 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant. The 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model was unveiled with a price label of Rs 14,999. The top-end 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model cost Rs 16,999.
Realme 5 Pro specifications
|Features||Realme 5 Pro|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC|
|OS||Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6|
|Internal Memory||4GB RAM + 64GB storage|
|Rear Camera||Quad cameras – 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP|