The MIUI 11 Update for Redmi Note 8 has begun rolling out in India. The firmware arrives after a slight delay in the previously announced roadmap.
We have an article explaining the MIUI 11 features, but let’s find out what it brings to the popular mid-ranger.
What’s new in the MIUI 11 Update for Redmi Note 8 ?
MIUI 11 for the Redmi Note 8 revamps the interface with a cleaner design. There are new ringtones based on nature sounds, which change dynamically for a fresh experience. The new Mi Doc Viewer supports previewing Documents, and the Notes app now lets you manage tasks.
There are some new options to hide the notch on the phone. There are some improvements made to the Game Turbo mode, App Vault, Screenshot editing, Lockscreen pocket mode. etc.
The version number of the MIUI 11 Update for Redmi Note 8 is MIUI 188.8.131.52 PCOINXM. It is about 664MB to download from the latest stable version of MIUI 10. The update brings the November Android Security Patch to the phone.
Screenshot courtesy: Mayur
Is MIUI 11 Update for Redmi Note 8 based on Android 10 ?
No, sadly it is still based on Android 9 Pie, and not on Android 10.
If you haven’t received the MIUI 11 Update for Redmi Note 8 notification yet, you can check for it manually by navigating to Settings > About phone > System update > Check for updates.
Xiaomi India has confirmed that the MIUI 11 update for Redmi Note 8 Pro will be released between 18th – 26th December. We will keep you updated when the update is official.