The Redmi 6 was among the devices that should have received the update in Phase 2, which ran from November 4th to the 12th. While there had been no word about the delay in the process, today Xiaomi took to Twitter to confirm that the firmware has been released officially.
What’s new in the MIUI 11 Update for Redmi 6
The update brings all the goodies from the latest custom Android skin to the affordable handset. That means you’re getting the redesigned interface which looks cleaner, dynamic nature sounds which plays a different sound when you receive notifications, new wallpaper carousel, etc.
screenshot courtesy: Mi Community
It also brings the new Tasks management in the Notes app, floating calculator, and many other features. You can refer to our previous coverage to learn more about the MIUI 11 features.
The build number of the MIUI 11 Update for Redmi 6 is V126.96.36.199.PCGMIXM. The download size of the stable ROM is about 1.3GB. It’s only about 508MB when upgrading from MIUI 10. The full ROM is available from the official Mi Community website.
Many users have reported that they have received the update notification. You could try checking for updates manually by navigating to the Settings > About Phone > System Update screen.