It looks like Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 11 update for the Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A smartphones. Users who have received the update have posted screenshots if the same on the official MIUI forums, so it should make its way to other users sooner, rather than later.
It should be noted that the MIUI 11 update is still based on Android 9 Pie and not Android 10. But it does come with the October 2019 security patch. Both feature the build number 188.8.131.52.PCPINXM. The update for the Redmi 8 is about 600MB in size, while its 544MB for the Redmi 8A.
The update brings a new UI as well as the addition of new alarm tones that use sounds from nature. It also adds Mi Share, that allows for transfer of data between Xiaomi devices. YOu can check out the screenshots of the update here (Redmi 8) and here (Redmi 8A).
It was recently reported that Xiaomi had started rolling out the MIUI 11 update for the Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6A. As per the report, the update for Redmi 6 is 508MB in size, while the update for the Redmi 6A is 517MB in size. Other devices that have received the MIUI 11 update include the Redmi K20 and the Poco F11.
|Release Date:||09 Oct 2019|
|Variant:||16GB , 32GB , 64GB|