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Xiaomi revealed a number of devices which will receive the MIUI 11 update.
The Redmi K20, along with 6 other devices, were slated to receive the update in the first phase.
The update brings with it an overhauled UI.
If you are rocking a Redmi K20 then there is good news for you. The smartphone has started receiving the MIUI 11 update. You can check for the update on your Redmi K20 by going into the settings, then head into the 'about phone' option and click on system update. If you don't see the update immediately, then worry not. You should see it in a day or so. The MIUI 11 update is 766MB in size and brings with it the September 2019 Android security patch. Along with the Redmi K20, the Poco F1, Redmi Y3, Redmi 7, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7s and the Redmi Note 7 Pro are the devices that will receive the MIUI 11 update first. These phones are a part of phase 1 and will receive the update between October 22 and October 31. Those rocking the Redmi K20 Pro will have to wait till phase 2 which is between November 4 and November 12.
Coming to the features of the update, it will rehaul the UI and the descriptor says that the visual clutter is removed and the touch controls have been improved. Users also get the option of an always-on display with dynamic themes. The descriptor reads, “Keep your screen alive with our amazing special effects” and we are looking forward to seeing these effects in action on the lock screen.
Users also get the sounds of nature, where they can “wake up to the gentle sounds of nature with our new alarm ringtones”. The notification sounds can also change dynamically. Mi Share will also make its way to the device and Xiaomi claims that this will let users “Transfer files from phone to phone at breakneck speeds”.
An interesting feature that makes its way to the device is the ability to preview a document before opening it. Users will also be able to print photos and documents directly from the phone without installing additional apps. So if you have a Wi-Fi enabled printer, you should be able to print without installing a third-party app.
If you want to know whether your Xiaomi device is receiving the MIUI 11 update, you can check out the list of all the devices receiving the MIUI update along with their release window here.
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