If you are someone who is wondering whether the Redmi Note 8 2021 will get the official Android 13 (MIUI 14) update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will make sure to update you on all the Redmi Note 8 2021 Android 13 (MIUI 14) related news, information, and downloads, and also guide you to flash the firmware on your device.
Xiaomi finally launched the Redmi Note 8 2021 edition powered by MediaTek Helio G85 SoC and features a 6.3-inch full-HD waterdrop-style notch display. Redmi Note 8 (2021) features a quad rear camera setup, headlined by a 48-megapixel main sensor. While the handset runs on Android 11 out of the box. The device recently received an Android 12 update based on MIUI 13.
Will Redmi Note 8 2021 Get Android 13 Update?
According to Xiaomi’s official blog, the company is committed to delivering 3 major Android OS updates and 4 years of Android Security Patches. Well, the Redmi Note 8 2021 came out of the box with Android 11 based on MIUI 13, and recently it has received its first major OS update to Android 12 on top of MIUI 13. There is no info on whether Xiaomi will roll out the Android 13 anytime soon. However, if you are here to know the exact date, we regret it because no such news is currently coming out from the official’s side. But, it is confirmed that by the end of 2023, you’ll for sure get the update.
It won’t justify if we are talking about whether this device meets the minimum requirement for the update or not because this is just launched.
Redmi Note 8 2021 Device Overview:
The Redmi Note 8 2021 features a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It is a standard 60 Hz panel protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, we have the MediaTek Helio G85 processor built on a 12nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G52 MC2.
In terms of optics, we have a quad-camera setup at the rear and a single camera setup at the front. The rear setup consists of a 48MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, a 2MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2MP depth sensor paired with an f/2.4. The single selfie sensor is a 13MP sensor paired with an f/2.0 lens. Both the front and rear camera setups are limited to 1080p video recording.
We get two storage options for this device: 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. There is also a dedicated slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, Infrared, FM radio and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 4000 mAh cell that can be topped up quickly using an 18W fast charging adapter. The smartphone is available in three color options: Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, and Space Black.
What’s New in Android 13
According to Google’s schedule, Android 13 will be released in Q3 2022. As we know, Google has already rolled their 2 developer previews and they have started rolling the beta build to the developer to test it.
In terms of the Android 13, it seems that the Android 12’s successor has plenty of additional features and improvements to its predecessor. We’ve already seen and used the major UI and design element changes in Android 12 last year which is known as ‘Material You’. This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience in every aspect from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.
Whereas the improved scrolling screenshots, optimized one-handed UI mode, better privacy & security features, improved app notifications, per-app basis language preferences, app permissions to send notifications, BT LE Audio support, auto theme icons, updated now playing widget, etc. Whereas users will also find out intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap to transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, and more.
Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update Tracker:
Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the Redmi Note 8 2021. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. So, just stay tuned with GetDroidTips.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on August 09, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding July 2022 security patch updates for the device globally with software version V18.104.22.168.SCUMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on August 16, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding July 2022 security patch updates for the device in Europe and Russia with software version V22.214.171.124.SCUEUXM and V126.96.36.199.SCURUXM Respectively. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on October 08, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding October 2022 security patch updates for the device globally with software version V188.8.131.52.SCUMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on October 14, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding October 2022 security patch updates for the device in Europe with software version V184.108.40.206.SCUEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on January 13, 2023: Xiaomi started seeding January 2023 security patch updates for the device globally with software version V220.127.116.11.SCUMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on January 18, 2023: Xiaomi started seeding January 2023 security patch updates for the device in Europe with software version V18.104.22.168.SCUEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on February 14, 2023: Xiaomi started seeding February 2023 security patch updates for the device globally with software version V22.214.171.124.SCUMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.