Realme 5, 3 and 3i Get Dark Mode and More New Features with Latest ColorOS 6 Update in India

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Realme has announced it on its Indian forum that the brand is rolling out OTA software updates for three of its smartphones – Realme 5, Realme 3, and the Realme 3i – in India.

Realme 3 and Realme 3i: Software Update Changelog

Realme 3 and Realme 3i software update for November 2019

The updated software’s version for the Realme 3 and the Realme 3i is RMX1821EX_11.A.24. The update size, however, is currently unknown. According to the brand, the update rollout is staged, and therefore, it might take some time for it to reach all the devices. If you haven’t received the update yet, you can install it manually by downloading the firmware file from Realme’s support page for the Realme 3.

While the update brings a lot of bug fixes, improvements, and features, the most significant thing that the update brings is system-wide Dark Mode. Here is a complete changelog of the update as posted by Realme on its forum.

Security

  • Android security patch: November, 2019

System

  • Activate Lockdown Mode by long pressing the power button
  • Display the data consumed by connected devices
  • Customizable data consumption reminder
  • Updated charging animation

Settings

  • Added realme Laboratory
  • Added Dark Mode
  • Added Google Digital Wellbeing
  • Updated battery interface display the screen on time
  • Added option for notification dots for updates
  • Clone Apps supports more third-party applications (PayTM, PhonePe, Amazon, Flipkart)

Launcher

  • Optimized lock screen clock widget design
  • Added date and weather widget
  • Optimized Smart Assistant interface

Notification Center and Status Bar

  • Redesigned the notification center style
  • Swipe left or right to dismiss message notifications
  • Added fast switch toggle between SIMs in notification center
  • Removed the reminder after hotspot has been enabled
  • Added option to swipe down on home screen for global search or notification center
  • Removed the prompt when device is rooted

Realme 5: Software Update Changelog

Realme 5 software update for November 2019

For Realme 5, the latest software update is dubbed as RMX1911EX_11_A.18. The brand hasn’t revealed the update size yet. Just like with the Realme 3 and the Realme 3i, the update rollout for the Realme 5 is staged as well. Therefore, the update might take some time to reach all devices. However, if you cannot wait to try out the new software, you can install the update manually by downloading the firmware file from Realme 5’s official support page.

Among various bug fixes, improvements, and new features, the update brings system-wide Dark Mode to the Realme 5. Here is a complete changelog of the update as posted by Realme on its forum.

Security

  • Android security patch: October, 2019

Camera

  • Added wide-angle video shooting
  • Improved the brightness of rear main camera
  • Optimized low light scene shooting for rear portrait mode
  • Improved preview clarity of rear camera
  • Optimized the issue of noise on the subject’s face with front and rear camer

Application

  • Updated font change support in Theme Store

Settings

  • Added realme Laboratory
  • Added Dark Mode
  • Added option for notification dots for updates

Notification Center and Status Bar

  • Removed the reminder after hotspot has been enabled
  • Added fast switch toggle between SIMs in notification center
  • Swipe left or right to dismiss message notifications
  • Added option to swipe down on home screen for global search or notification center

Known issue fixed

  • Fixed issue of battery that cannot be fully charged


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