The company began the MIUI 11 update to its Redmi 8 & 8A smartphones. Arriving as European version 188.8.131.52.PCPMIXM and weighs 585MB, the new update brings all the novelties of MIUI 11 but still no room for Android 10.
Comprehensive design optimized for full-screen display devices
- Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the system where nothing stands between you and the content
Sounds of nature
- Wake up to the gentle sounds of nature with our new alarm ringtones
- Notification sounds won’t make you tired. Now, they keep changing dynamically, just like nature does.
- Transfer files from phone to phone at breakneck speeds
- Preview your documents before you open them
- Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
- Print photos and files directly from your phone without installing any additional apps
- Tasks. Manage and edit your tasks in the Notes app. Receive timely notifications and mark things done.
- Quick replies. Reply to messages from any app.
- Game Turbo. Turn your device into an ultimate gaming console.
- New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
- Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
Lockscreen, Status bar, Notification shade
- New: Different options for hiding the notch
- Fix: Couldn’t open the Notification shade in some cases
- Optimization: More obvious naming for local time
- Optimization: Improved the “Stocks” card
- Fix: The app force closed in some cases
Game speed booster
- New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
- New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
- Refreshed start page of Game Turbo
- Auto brightness, screenshot gestures, and Reading mode can be turned off automatically when Game Turbo is on
- A major upgrade for the toolbox in Game Turbo: autoplay and switching between data SIM cards are available now.
The Indian Redmi 8A already picked up its MIUI 11 update and in the latest update the device is receiving in the region, a new November security patch has been included.
The update is rolling out over the air and weighs in at 201MB. The software version is MIUI 184.108.40.206.PCPINXM.