After rolling Android 10 under MIUI 11 for Xiaomi Mi 8 in China, Today, Xiaomi started seeding the stable Android 10 with MIUI 11 for Mi 8 (codenamed dipper) globally. The update hits with software version V126.96.36.199.QEAMIXM and brings the latest security patches. As we speak, the update is live for the devices in India as a beta.
As per the screenshot shared by the user, the update carries the size of 1.90GB via OTA and brings January 2020 (not confirmed) security patch along with some other improvements. With the Android 10, Google introduced system-wide dark mode, iOS-like Gesture Navigation, upgraded system UI, privacy controls, and Focus Mode.
- Stable MIUI based on Android 10
- Updated Android Security Patch to February 2020. Increased system security.
- Status bar, Notification shade
- Fix: Couldn’t open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
- App vault
- New: Music card
- EU privacy adjustments
- Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots
Check OTA update on Mi 8
You should manually check the software update as the OTA is waving gradually. Head over to the device Settings > About Phone > System update to check it. However, you can download and install the update manually on your device.
After downloading it, go to device Settings > About Phone > System update > tap 10 times on the MIUI logo > then tap on the 3-dot icon at the upper right corner and select Choose update package.
Search for the update package from the ‘downloaded_rom‘ folder of the internal storage on your device and tap to select the file. It will install and upgrade your device to the latest version.
Download ROM package:
V188.8.131.52.QEAMIXM Mirror Link | Mirror Link 2
Video guide to install the MIUI package.
Mi 8: Overview
To recall, the Xiaomi Mi 8 has a 6.21-inches Super AMOLED display (1080×2248 pixels) with Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage option. It has 12MP+12MP dual rear cameras and a 20MP selfie camera. The device packs a 3,400mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Additionally, it has an IR face unlock, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, all other major sensors, and connectivity options as well.