Xiaomi Mi 8, the Chinese language cellphone maker's current-gen flagship smartphone, has obtained Android 9.Zero Pie within the type of an insider beta replace unique to China and accessible just for choose customers at first. As anticipated, the Android Pie-based replace will roll out to the worldwide ROM later. The Android Pie-based replace shall be made accessible as a part of MIUI 10.9.6 and seems to have a file measurement of about 2.1GB. The Android Pie replace for Xiaomi Mi Eight doesn’t include Google Play, as it’s a part of the Chinese language Insider Beta ROM. Moreover, solely two languages are supported – Mandarin and English.
The official MIUI ROM crew took to Twitter on Thursday to make the revelation. For Chinese language customers enrolled within the insider beta, the replace brings the newest and biggest that Google's Android OS has to supply. Google apps and assist for different languages are anticipated to reach within the international ROM for which timelines haven't but been revealed.
Notably, this replace has anti-rollback safety switched on, which signifies that you won’t be able to downgrade your Xiaomi Mi Eight to a earlier construct after profitable set up. Regardless of that, if you’re thinking about downloading the replace to your smartphone, you are able to do so by clicking right here, stories XDA Builders.
Xiaomi Mi Eight specs
To recall, the dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi Eight runs MIUI 10 on high of Android, and sports activities a 6.21-inch full-HD+ (1080×2248 pixels) Samsung AMOLED panel with an 18.7:9 side ratio and 88.5 % screen-to-body ratio. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with 6GB/ 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB of inbuilt storage.
By way of optics, the flagship smartphone bears a vertically aligned twin rear digicam setup with two 12-megapixel sensors which have 4-axis OIS and twin pixel autofocus. On the entrance, the Xiaomi Mi Eight sports activities a 20-megapixel selfie digicam with f/2.Zero aperture and AI portrait selfies. There’s a 3,400mAh battery beneath the hood, and a smaller 3,000mAh unit within the Mi Eight Explorer Version with assist for Fast Cost 4.0+.