Realme 5 Pro Update Timeline: C.10, RealmeUI 2.0 Update and More

Realme had introduced the Realme 5 Pro smartphone in India featuring ColorOS 6.0’s realme edition based on Android 9.0 Pie. The same smartphone was later rebranded and introduced as Realme Q in China. While the smartphone has already received an Android 10 based realmeUI 1.0 update, the company keeps rolling out tons of new features via an OTA; it becomes difficult for one to keep track. This post will list all the updates rolled out for the Realme 5 Pro, provide its specifications, and more.

Note: We will keep this post updated with the latest updated information regarding the Realme 5 Pro smartphone.

Realme 5 Pro Update Timeline:

[July 27, 2021]: Realme is rolling out a new update for the Realme 5 Pro with the July 2021 security patch and optimizations.

Updated Android security patch: June & July 2021

Optimized the system performance and improved the system stability

June 22, 2021: Realme UI 2.0 Early Access is now live for the Realme 5 Pro.

March 27, 2021: The Realme 5 Pro is now receiving a new OTA update carrying the firmware version RMX1971EX_11_C.12. The update brings the security patches of February 2021 and March 2021, along with bug fixes. [Read More here]

Updated Android security patch- February 2021 & March 2021

Optimized system performance and improved system stability

Optimized the switch logic of the Control Center
Fixed the probabilistic restoring to default ringtone issue in call ringtone
Fixed the probabilistic voice failure issue in PUBG

January 21, 2020: Realme has started rolling out a new update for the Realme 5 Pro Global carrying the build number RMX1971EX_11_C.10 which brings the January 2021 Android Security Patch, adds new shortcuts, fixes bugs with Bluetooth, Photos, and VOLTE networks.

Updated Android security patch: December, 2020, January, 2021

Added short-press the power button to turn off flashlight feature while screen-off

Fixed the issue that two cancel buttons appear when the input box is clicked multiple times in the weather
Fixed the issue of abnormal system permission acquisition when the radio is turned on

Fixed the probabilistic issue of failure to open Bluetooth scanning

Fixed the probabilistic issue that Photos cannot play HDR videos

Fixed the probabilistic issue of crashing when entering the alarm details  

Fixed the probabilistic issue that VOLTE be registered

November 18, 2020: The Realme 5 Pro has started to receive a new update carrying the build number RMX1971EX_11.C.08, which brings the November 2020 security patch, a new icon for phone calls via Bluetooth, new scrolling screenshot features, super power-saving mode, shortcuts, and fixes bugs. The complete changelog has been mentioned below:

Android Security Patch: November, 2020

Added a new icon for phone calls with Bluetooth earphone

Added Scrolling screenshot feature in horizontal mode
Added a toggle for physical button screenshot in screenshot settings

Added Super power saving mode
Added a toggle for displaying keyboard when entering app drawer
Added Icon pull-down gesture
Added From Sunset to Sunrise option of eye comfort
Added shortcuts at the bottom of Battery settings
Added shortcuts at the bottom of Security settings
Fixed the probabilistic issue of unable to adjust the color temperature after turning off eye comfort

Fixed the probabilistic screen flicker when entering the album
Fixed the probabilistic crash issue when browsing in the album

Fixed the probabilistic freezing issue of Clone Phone

September 23, 2020: Realme has started rolling out RMX1971EX_11_C.07 carrying the  September Android security patch; weighing in at 467MBs in size, which brings an all-new Super nighttime standby feature, and improves standby performance, adds a default audio recording device option, a new Deep Cleanup feature with improved background cleaning ability, shortcuts at the bottom of other settings, OTG switch, and lots more. The complete changelog has been mentioned below. [Download Link]

Android Security Patch: September, 2020

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Added Super nighttime standby feature and improved standby performance

Added default audio recording device options
Added Deep Cleanup feature and improved background cleaning ability
Added a return button in screenshot preview
Added long press to copy IMEI in the status information interface
Added automatic download option for app updates when connected to Wi-Fi
Added time display options for the status bar
Added shortcuts at the bottom of security settings
Added shortcuts at the bottom of other settings
Optimized the experience in Wi-Fi settings

Status bar
Added the OTG switch
Optimized the pop-up window for system updates notification
Optimized "Mute-Bell-Vibrate" icon state

Added auto scrolling feature in scrolling screenshot
Fixed the probabilistic issue in scrolling screenshot

Added the feature of long press the icon to uninstall the app in the drawer mode
Fixed the font size issue of charging animation
Fixed the probabilistic stalling issue while using front camera in SLO-MO mode
Fixed the issue that the fingerprint names are set to default when restarting the system in Multi-User mode
Fixed the crashing issue of the search field in app list

Will realme 3 Pro get the Android 12 Realme UI 3.0 Update?

No, realme has not added realme 5 Pro to the realme UI 3.0 update rollout timeline, indicating that it would be one among the devices to not receive the realme UI 3.0 update.

Will the Realme 5 Pro Receive Android 11 RealmeUI 2.0 Update?

Yes, Realme has officially confirmed that the previous generation Realme 5 Pro will be receiving the Android 11 based realmeUI 2.0 Update in India. It is expected to be rolled out in the second quarter of 2021.

Update: Realme UI 2.0 Early Access is now live for the Realme 5 Pro.


Realme 5 Pro Android 11 based RealmeUI 2.0 update

  • Display: 6.3-inch IPS LCD waterdrop display; Full HD+ resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, 90.6% screen-to-body ratio.
  • Software: RealmeUI 1.0
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 616 GPU
  • Memory: 4/6/8 GB
  • Storage: 64/128 GB internal, expands via microSD card (dedicated)
  • Main Camera: 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens with f/2.25 aperture + 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary camera sensor with f/1.79 aperture +  2-megapixel portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture + 2-megapixel ultra maco lens with f/2.4 aperture
  • Selfie Camera: 16-megapixel Sony IMX571 sensor with f/2.0 aperture
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE,  Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Colors: Sparkling Blue, Crystal Green
  • Battery: 4,035 mAh + 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging

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