Realme X software update brings dark mode, October security patch and more

On: November 1, 2019

Realme has rolled out a software update for the Realme X smartphone. Recently, the company also pushed the update with a system-wide dark mode and more to Realme XT. Along with the dark mode which is a part of the October security patch, Realme X users get to have other interesting features. These include a font feature for the Theme Store, realme laboratory, option for notification dots for updates, and an option to open the hidden apps list with their fingerprint. Additionally, Realme X has also been updated with a new charging animation. Users can also swipe down on the home screen for global search, thanks to the new update.


Realme X has an in-display fingerprint sensor and a pop-up selfie camera

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With the update, the reminder whenever the hotspot was switched on has been removed. Some applications and gaming experience have also been enhanced, says Realme. The version number of this update is RMX1901EX_11_A.09 and it will be rolled out for limited users. After ensuring that there are no bugs left to deal with, the company will push the update to all the units. This means that it might take some time for your device to receive the update.

Realme X specifications and features

Realme X is one of the most affordable options in the Indian market with a pop-up selfie camera and in-display fingerprint sensor. It has a 6.53-inch display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There’s no notch on the top, and therefore the device offers a full-screen experience. It depends on Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor with 4GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. A dual rear camera setup with a 48MP primary and 5MP secondary sensor is arranged vertically on the back panel. For selfies and video calling, Realme X offers a 16MP pop-up selfie camera. It relies on a 3,765mAh battery with support for VOOC Charging 3.0 and runs Android Pie with ColorOS on top.

Realme X price in India

The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 16,500 while the one with 8GB of RAM costs Rs 19,500. The phone is available in Space Blue and Polar White colours.

Avica Bedi

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