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List of Android 11 Supported Xiaomi Mi and Redmi Devices

Update as of April 6: Well, Xiaomi.eu is one of the most trusted and popular custom ROMs that has a China and global beta development wing as well. With optimizations, getting rid of bloatware and some system apps, Xiaomi.eu makes a lot of sense for users who don’t want a messy interface with too many unwanted apps. It is based on MIUI and now that the MIUI 12.5 development has been merged with the stable branch, Xiaomi.eu is developing MIUI 12.6 which hints that a similar version is surely in the works with MIUI as well. Although it is quite possible that the Xiaomi’s 12.6 version will act as a minor update with the same version MIUI 12.5, it is named as MIUI 12.6 on the Xiaomi.eu’ end.

Anyways, the Xiaomi.eu build v21.3.31/4.1 which is essentially a MIUI 12.6 is available for downloads. Here’s the link where you will get your hands on the same update. Note that if your phone is not supported, you will have to wait as Xiaomi.eu will extend support to other devices too. For now, the Redmi K30 5G, K30i 5G, K30, Mi 10 Lite Zoom, Mi 10T Lite, K40, K40 Pro, K40 Pro+, Mi 11i, Poco F3 as well as Mi 9T, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Poco F2 Pro, Mi 11, Mi 10 Ultra among others. 

Update as of April 2: The Android 11 upgrade was a massive hit on Xiaomi devices and many smartphones have already signed up for the same. Although it is good in most cases, there are some instances were bugs have riddled it. One such issue that has been brought to developer’s notice is the dual apps issue where the users aren’t to access media files when using Gallery in a dual apps setting. Many users have reported the same where the problem occurs when accessing media files in File Manager or the Gallery app. 

This problem is limited to Android 11 since it isn’t causing any issue with Android 10 that has a drop-down menu in the File Manager that gives users access to “ Internal shared storage” and “Storage for dual apps”. Apparently, Xiaomi removed this setting with Android 11 that users scoped storage feature that makes it difficult for apps to have unrestricted access to files when in dual apps mode which may not be fully compatible.

The issue has been spotted on a myriad of devices including Poco F2 Pro, Redmi Note 10, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Lite, and Mi 10 among others. Cut to a developer has responded on Mi Community that the issue has been acknowledged and the team will look after it. Also, the moderator asked users to report the issue from the Settings app on their devices that will give more information about the bug and yet, it has been a month and there’s no update about it.

Update as of January 11: Xiaomi has accelerated its Android 11 updates rollout as many devices have already received it either as stable or beta or closed beta among others.  According to recent development, Xiaomi is testing stable Android 11 builds on various Xiaomi devices. This includes the global Redmi Note 9 (Redmi 10X 4G in China), Redmi Note 9 4G (China), Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G (China). Fur, the list mentions Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra, Mi T/Mi 10T Pro/Redmi K30s Ultra, Redmi 10X Pro, Redmi 10X 5G, Xiaomi Mi 10T Ltie / Mi 10i, Redmi 9 Power, Redmi 9T among others. Note that we don’t have any ETA for these models and their Android 11 builds as of now. [Source]

#2: Poco is albeit an independent brand under Xiaomi (on paper)re, it is still to get its own Poco UI. It has an array of smartphones awaiting Android 11 and a recent video posted by Anuj Sharma (Poco India Country Director) at the Poco AMA on YoUTube (E1S2), Anuj mentioned that the Android 11 update for Poco X2, Poco M2, and Poco M2 Pro is imminent. Here, the X2 will get the update first followed by M2 almost a month or two after the X2 gets the update. M2 Pro will get the update a little later than that. Watch the full episode here. 

#3: MIUI 12.5 brought on-board a plethora of features and more are incoming. AS usual, MIUI 12.5 will undergo multiple improvements and optimizations over the coming weeks adding new features on the go.The latest MIUI 12.5 beta 21.1.8 is now available and has an improved January 2021 security patch attached with it. The update now brings features to disable app icons from Mi Launcher. [Source]

Update as of December 31: Xaiomi has been working on Android 11 builds for its devices for a long time now. After upgrading its Redmi K30 Pro and Mi 10 series to Android 11, it is now rolling it out for other devices. According to a Telegram channel that has been tracking Android 11 rollout status on Xiaomi devices for ages now, the new list has the following details.

Accordingly, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom, Mi 10 Ultra, Mi 9, Mi 9 SE, Redmi K30/Poco X2, Redmi K30 Ultra, Redmi K20/Mi 9T, Redmi K20m Pro/Mi 9T Pro, Redmi Note 9 5G, Mi Note 10/CC9 Por, Redmi 10X 5G/Pro all have entered in the beta phase of the upcoming Android 11. With that being said, Xiaomi rolls out beta stable Android 11 updates to the eligible devices and then, stable updates are pushed via OTA. As this has been a pattern Xiaomi has been following for quite a while, users of the aforementioned devices can relax as the update is imminent. [Source]

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Update as of December 19: Xiaomi released its Android 11-flavored MIUI 12 with a bang to many devices although most of them are limited to China while some of the models have released the update globally. Apparently, MIUI 12 based on Android 11 is pretty feature rich and in fact, Xiaomi has rolled out more features via MIUI updates than the Android updates can get at the monet. Of all the features mounted on Android 11, one is missing and that is the swipe up gestures using a third-party home screen launchers.

According to a Feedback Team who dropped answers as to why the feature isn’t working, he mentioned that the swipe up gestures on third party launchers from Android 11 are no longer supported on Xiaomi devices. He mentioned that users can rely on a system launcher.  It remains to be seen if Xiaomi rolls out the feature to support swipe up gestures or not in the future. [Source]

Updated as of December 11: The Android 11 update testing is prepared for the Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K30S Ultra, Mi CC9, Mi CC9 Meitu Edition, Mi 9SE, Mi 9, and Mi 9 Pro 5G, meaning that the beta version 20.12.9 will be the last beta update for the phones. For more details, you can head over here.

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Updated as of December 10: Redmi Note 9 Pro is now also receiving the Android 11 stable update in India. The update arrives with version V12.0.1.0.RJWINXM and weighs around 2.5GB in size. The update brings all the features included with Android 11 and is based on MIUI 12. Here is the changelog:

System:
– Stable MIUI based on Android 11

The update is rolling out via OTA in batches. Meaning that it will take sometime before hitting all the units. However, if you do not wish to wait and want to update your Redmi Note 9 Pro right away with Android 11, then you can grab the update package file from the below download section:

  • Device: Redmi Note 9 Pro (India)
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.RJWINXM
  • Android: Android 11
  • Channel: Stable
  • Download: Link

Updated as of December 10: Xiaomi MD has announced an Android 11 update for the Mi 10 smartphone in India. The update is already rolling out to all the users and is arriving with version number V12.2.2.0.RJBINXM and requires a download of 2.8GB. Keep in mind that the Android 11 update first rolled over to China and then followed up in Europe. Now Indian users are picking up the stable Android 11 update on their Xiaomi Mi 10. Note that the update is based on MIUI 12 and brings all the latest changes and features of Android 11 to the device. Here is the changelog:

System:
– Stable MIUI based on Android 11

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Updated as of December 9: As per new reports, Xiaomi has started testing the Android 11 stable update for the Poco X3, Mi Note 10 Lite, Redmi 10X 4G/Redmi Note 9, and Redmi 9. This piece of information comes from Xiaomi Firmware Updater Twitter handle, which has proven to be a reliable source for all the details related to Xiaomi updates.


Updated as of December 8: Responding to a user query, a device team member at the community recently said that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 will not be getting updated with Android 11. Though the internal testing was undergoing for the phone, the statement by the device team member seems pretty confusing. We would advise the users of Redmi Note 8 to take this piece of information with a pinch of salt until it comes officially from Xiaomi.


Updated as of December 8: Poco F2 Pro is also now grabbing the Android 11 update. The update arrives with version number 12.2.1.0.RJKEUXM and is live for the Poco F2 Pro users in Europe. The update is rolling out in batches and will take some time in reaching all the units. However, you can bag the update package file and place it in your internal storage to manually update your phone with the latest OS.

  • Device: Poco F2 Pro
  • Region: Europe
  • Android: Android 11
  • MIUI: MIUI 12
  • Download: Link

Updated as of December 7: Finally, the Android 11 stable update is now rolling out for the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro in Europe. The update arrives with version number 12.2.1.0.RJAEUXM and brings all the latest features of Android 11. Notably, it is based on Xiaomi’s MIUI 12 skin. The update is rolling out via OTA in batches. However, if you do not wish to wait for the official OTA to arrive, you can grab the package file from the below download section for your Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro.

Changelog:

[System]
– Stable MIUI based on Android 11

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
  • Region: Europe
  • Android: Android 11
  • MIUI: MIUI 12
  • Download: Link

Updated as of December 7: MIUI 12 system launcher gets a new Alpha update that brings tons of new features to the stock launcher of Xiaomi devices. The Alpha update brings a search box to add Gaussian blur on Android 11 along with a few additional tweaks. Here is the complete changelog:

1. Fix switching the third-party desktop, the recent task is blank bug;
2. Adjust the desktop squeeze and drag animation parameters;
3. When fixing gestures, tap the card in recent tasks in horizontal screen to enter;
4. Optimize the icon size setting page revision;
5. Fix to repeatedly click the recent task button to enter the recent task;
6. New search box to add Gaussian blur effect on Android 11 (temporarily supports Mi 10/Pro;
7. Fix the problem that the recent task card is displayed in white after rotating.


Updated as of December 5: As per an unofficial report, Xiaomi is all set to roll out the stable Android 11 update for a bunch of its devices. Notably, the devices include Redmi K20/Mi 9T, Redmi K30/Poco X3, Redmi K30i 5G, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Poco M2 Pro, and Mi A3. Although this is no official confirmation, it is nice to hear that Xiaomi does not want to make its users wait for getting their hands on the latest Android OS. Along with the stable release, Xiaomi is also prepping up for the release of Android 11 beta update for Mi 10T Lite / Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G / Mi 10i, Redmi Note 9 4G (China) / Redmi 9T / Redmi 9 Power and Redmi Note 9 5G. Notably, Mi 10 Lite 5G has already grabbed a stable Android 11 update.

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Updated as of December 4: The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite devices across the globe are now getting the Android 11 update. The update is rolling out gradually, so it may take some time to arrive on all the Mi 10 Lite devices. The update arrives with version number V12.1.1.0.RJIMIXM and the changelog mention that the security patch is still based on October 2020. This is quite absurd. Here is the complete changelog:

[System]

Updated Android Security Patch to October 2020. Increased system security.
Stable MIUI based on Android 11

You can grab the download package file from the below-mentioned section if you do not wish to wait for the OTA and want to upgrade your phone manually:

  • Device: Mi 10 Lite
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version: V12.1.1.0.RJIMIXM
  • Android:11
  • Download: Link

Updated as of December 3: Xiaomi has now started rolling out the Android 11 stable update for the users of the Xiaomi Mi 10 in Europe. The software update arrives with version number 12.2.1.0.RJBEUXM with the MIUI 12 skin on top. It packs the October 2020 security patch for some reason. Here is the complete changelog of the update:

System
Stable MIUI based on Android 11
Updated Android Security Patch to October 2020. Increased system security.

If you own a European Xiaomi Mi 10 device then, you can download the Android 11 update package file from the below section:

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Channel: Europe Stable
  • Version: V12.2.1.0.RJBEUXM
  • Android: 11
  • Download: Link

Update as of November 28: A new closed beta update version 20.11.23 is now available for some Xiaomi phones and as per our source, the latest update brings tons of new features just like new fingerprint-on-display effects, fingerprint haptic feedback, volume control for all devices, toasted notifications, etc. Here is the complete changelog:

New Changes on China Closed Beta 20.11.23

Android 11
1. New Fingerprint-on-Display Effects (Xiaomi.eu already have this effects)
2. New Fingerprint Vibration
3. New Volume Bar for All Devices
4. New toasted notfications
5. Bold the status bar
6. Some quick settings icon reworked
7. Fixed fonts on many system app
and more…

Android 10
1. New Camera UI (Android 11 already have this feature)

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The update also brings certain improvements. For instance, power-saving consumption fix, fix for abnormal power-saving consumption, etc. Here is the complete change list:

Update log
– Power saving optimization
– Added power consumption ranking to support viewing hardware and software power consumption separately
– Added power saving suggestions to extend battery life with one click
– New abnormal power consumption detection
– Optimized battery and performance updated to “power saving and battery”

(Source)

MIUI System Launcher is also receiving a new update with version number 4.22.0.2562-11201737. The update fixes occasional crashes, adds zoom animation for opening and closing apps, and much more.

– Fixed occasional crashes;
– Fixed the buckling mode, quickly open and close the application, and the icon disappears;
– Added Zoom animation for Android 11 while opening or closing apps when static wallpaper installed;
– Android Q, optimize the “open application from the desktop” hand;
– Android Q, add “open application from recent task”
– Gesture to interrupt animation;
– Android Q, add “Slide the table when sliding back to the desktop “Face” gesture interrupts the animation.

(Source)

Xiaomi is currently developing various Android 11 builds for its list of phones that have already bagged the update. More will join the wagon soon followed by stable rollouts. Android 11 is currently baked with MIUI 12 which is Xiaomi’s latest custom UI. Xiaomi recently rolled out Android 11-based MIUI 20.11.23 with a plethora of new features some of which were released on Android 10-based MIUI 12 as well.

According to the latest beta, the list of newly enrolled features is massive. I am talking about features like a new fingerprint-on-display effect, a new Volume Bar for all the devices, a newly toasted notifications, quick settings icon, new fingerprint vibration, among others. Xiaomi has also fixed fonts on system apps. Apart from that, some of the improvements made in the latest closed beta are optimization to the power saving gesture. It added a new abnormal power consumption detection system, a power consumption ranking to both hardware and software consumption separately among others. [Source]


Update as of November 10: Xiaomi has been working on Android 11-based MIUI 12 beta for a long time now. A new update with version number 20.11.6 has arrived as a closed beta on the eligible devices. The update brings a few improvements, bug fixes, and features. Xiaomi has added a “Beautify for Video Calls” on 20.11.6. The camera UI has been redesigned completely and that is where Xiaomi added a zing to it along with this new beautification feature on video calls. 

The More section on the camera app has received a redesigned icon and style to go with it. Note that these updates are available for those running MIUI 20.11.6 in China and thus, others will have to wait until Xiaomi incorporates these features in the beta or stable MIUI 12 based on Android 11. [Source]

Update as of November 7: Well, there’s a good news for Xiaomi Blackshark users as the company has added a series of its gaming phones in the Android 11 testing program. According to an unofficial timeline posted on a Xiaomi-focused group on Telegram, the Blackshark 2, Blackshark 2 Pro, Blackshark 3, Blackshark 3 Pro, and Blackshark 3S are now being tested internally with Android 11. Although there’s no ETA around the update yet, rest assured as you will get the due update pretty soon now that these devices are up for internal testing. [Source]

Update as of November 2: Per the latest news around Xiaomi Android 11, the Android 11 internal testing has begun on Mi 9, Mi 9 Pro, Mi 9T Pro or Redmi K20 Pro in China. The information comes from the MIUI Updates Tracker channel on Telegram which has proven its track record with credible information. However, take it with a pinch of salt just in case. [Source]

Update as of October 31: According to the latest information coming from the Xiaomi & MIUI News group on Telegram, the statuses of devices receiving Android 11 has been uploaded. According to the same, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite is now under internal testing. Apart from that, devices that have been under open beta are Redmi K20 / Mi 9T, Redmi K30 5G / Poco X2, Redmi K30 5G / Racing Edition, Redmi K30i 5G, Mi 10 Youth / Lite Zoom while the Mi 10 Ultra is preparing for Open Beta. Note that this information might be 99% true and since it is coming from an unofficial source, take it with a pinch of salt. [Source]

Update as of October 24: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is now releasing MIUI 12 version 20.10.22 beta in China available for users who have signed up for the beta program. It is based on Android 11. The update has a changelog according to which it fixes the compatibility issues with the Mi Music app on devices running Android 11.  We are talking about a very concentrated number of devices that are running on Android 11 that had this issue and perhaps upgrading for it will fix the issue right away. Other things that the V20.10.22 beta takes care of is that the Super Wallpapers have been optimized as they used to crash at times. 

It also includes known bug fixes to improve performance and so on. Users are required to upgrade to the new build to sort out a number of issues in the previous build. [Source]

Update as of October 23: According to the latest update, the MIUI 12 beta 20.10.22 is facing certain audio stability issues causing issues with Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Redmi K30 Pro’s MIUI 12/Android 11 beta firmware. This was stated in Xiaomi & MIUI News channel on Telegram along with other updates. It is perhaps stated that the MIUI 12 beta update has been suspended for the trio unless the bug fixes are shipped in the later build. [Source]

Update as of October 18: Xiaomi rolled out Android 11 as beta a lot quicker than any other non-Google could release it. Starting with upgrading Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in its home country, the update soon arrived on Redmi K30 Pro a few weeks later. By the end of August, the update had arrived on Mi CC9 Pro or Mi Note 10. In September, the global Android 11 arrived on Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Poco F2 Pro. Finally, the stable Android 11 arrived on Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro starting with the Chinese variant and propogating to its Global variant. Soon after, the Redmi K30 Pro in China intercepted the Android 11 stable version too. This makes it seven devices from Xiaomi alone which is more than any other non-Google OEM. As of now, the Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30I, Mi CC9 Pro and Mi 10 Lite Zoom is still under testing phase and should arrive soon.

Update as of October 11: Xiaomi has been working really hard on its Android 11 rollout for several devices. After several updates, the Xiaomi & MIUI News has listed a new message putting down the status of Android 11 on Xiaomi devices. According to that, the Android 11 is undergoing internal testing on Xiaomi Mi A3, Mi CC9 Meitu Edition, Mi 9 Lite, Mi CC9, Mi 9 SE, Mi 10T, and Mi 10T Pro. It is speculated that with this pace, Android 11 adoption on Xiaomi devices will be far faster than previous versions. The list has provided information on the devices that are Android 11 Open Beta, internal testing, Android 11 released and confirmed devices that you can check out here

Update as of September 29: Xiaomi has already released MIUI 12 on both Android 9.0 and Android 10. Perhaps it is testing out MIUI 12 on Android 11 as well. The build is available for both Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro which are just a handful of devices from Xiaomi that are running on Android 11 at this moment. The Android 11 features such as privacy enhancements, Chat bubbles, Conversations View and a few are being implemented on MIUI 12 as well. [Source]

Update as of September 27: A new Xiaomi Android 11 purported list has arrived on Xiaomi & MIUI News group on Telegram much like all previous lists. Although the statuses of all the devices listed in the new list are the same, it seems like Xiaomi has added Redmi 10X Pro and Redmi 10X 5G that are now being tested internally with Android 11 builds. Note that it is still an unofficial list and thus, take it with a pinch of salt. [Source]

Update as of September 19: Another purported Xiaomi Android 11 Update List has went live on the internet giving the status for the upcoming update on Xiaomi devices. Xiaomi has reportedly added Poco X3 NFC in the list with the status being ‘Under Internal testing’ as per the list. The list also confirms official reception on Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro/Poco F2 Pro. 

On other hand, devices including Mi 10 Ultra, Mi 10 Lite 5G, Mi Note 10 Lite, Redmi K30 Ultra, Redmi K30i 5G, Redmi Note 9s/Redmi 9 Pro India, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Note 9 Pro Global/ Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi 9 India, Redmi 9C/9A/Poco C3 and Poco M2 Pro are under ‘Internal Testing’ phase. Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth, Mi 10 Lite Zoom and Redmi K30 5G/Racing Edition are under “Open Beta” phase while Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi CC9 Pro, Poco X2 and Redmi K30 are preparing for “Open Beta”.

Update as of September 17: Xiaomi has a handful of smartphones under various stages of testing when it comes to Android 11. As per the latest update coming from Xiaomi & MIUI News Telegram channel, Xiaomi has suspended the MIUI update version 20.9.21 citing major Android versions being upgraded. Now it isn’t any rocket science that the models including Mi CC9 Pro, Redmi K20 , Mi 9T, Redmi K30, Poco X2 and Mi Note 10 already had Android 10. This means that these models are looking to upgrade to Android 11 beta though we need to wait for the official confirmation. [Source]

Update as of September 12: As per the latest update, Xiaomi is likely to not test out MIUI 12 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. Instead, the company is likely to test out Android 11 on it. More on it here. [Source]

Update as of September 8: Google has finally released Google Android 11 that was previously called Android R. The update brings a string of new features and a revamped user interface, a strengthened portfolio of features to fortify user’s privacy and security once they upgrade to it. Xiaomi has been serving beta updates to a string of smartphones and now with the Android 11 released as an official stable variant, this should allow Xiaomi to start rolling out public and stable updates. 

Update as of September 8: The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi kick-started beta recruitment for Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Poco F2 Pro. However, many of the users weren’t able to apply for the recruitment since they were able to provide all the information required such as the IMEI that Xiaomi mandated to apply for recruitment a few days ago.

For this, Xiaomi has released a statement on Mi Global Community channel on Telegram saying that the IMEI number for Mi 10 Pro and Poco F2 Pro is not required and those who already posted it, their IMEI numbers will be deleted. On the other hand, for those smartphones that do require IMEI, users are asked to provide the same before 10 PM Beijing Time today. [Source]

Update (September 7)

Update 1: Xiaomi has been following its China-first approach when it comes to smartphone launches, software updates and upgrades. Most of the devices go their Android 10 in China first before moving on to other countries although there were a fraction of exception models. Apparently, this might change as Xiaomi might not go through with China-first approach with Android 10 upgrade. This was quoted by a Xiaomi moderator on Mi Community when asked if they were holding MIUI 12 for Redmi Note 9 Pro.  [Source]

Update 2: A purported list of Xiaomi devices with Android 11 upgrades has appeared on the web. According to the list, Mi 10 Ultra is now being tested internally with Android 11 while Poco C3 which is a rebranded version of Redmi 9C is being tested as well. Note that the latter isn’t released yet. Followed by this, the list has written off Redmi Note 9/Redmi 10X 4G from the section of Android 11 supported devices while adding Poco M2/Redmi 9 Prime in the list. 

Android 11 Update List

Update 3: The list further has Mi CC9e, Redmi Note 8, 8T, and 8 Pro; Redmi Note 7, Note 7S, Note 7 Pro; Redmi 8, Redmi 8A, and Redmi 8A Dual are included in the list of devices that won’t get Android 11. It further states that the devices launched with MIUI 9 out-of-the-box are no longer eligible to get Android 11. As of now, take it with a pinch of salt as Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed most of the aforementioned devices to be out of support as of  now. [Source]

Update 04: Xiaomi has posted the list of beta testers selected in the first batch of users to get Android 11 beta on Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Poco F2 Pro. This confirms that the update is near and users who applied for the same will get their hands on the update pretty soon. [Source]

Update (September 4)

Update 1: After serving Android 11 on the Chinese units, Xiaomi is now ready to seed the Android 11 update on its Global Stable Beta ROM. According to the official report, Xiaomi is now allowing Poco F2 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 10, and Mi 10 Pro users on a global scale accepting applications for its Mi Pilot program. Users will have to apply for the same via this link. Moreover, the registrations are available until September 9. Note that users running these models with global ROMs can sign up for it. [Source]

Update 2: Apparently, those who will be registering for Android 11 beta will need to submit their IMEI number in the application form. Those who submitted their forums will have to edit it by adding an IMEI number in the form. [Source]

Update (August 31)

Last week, we updated this section with a purported list of Xiaomi devices that will be getting Android 11. The list had states of all the phones listed. Cut to now, the same source in the Xiaomi & MIUI News Group has updated the list. According to the new list, Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9 (Global) and Redmi 9A have advanced to internal testing for Android 11. The list gives out all the information about the Android 11 states on the first batch of eligible devices. Check out more in the image posted below. On a lighter note, this isn’t coming from an official source and rather from a tipster on Telegram thus, it’s credibility is not verified yet so take it with a pinch of salt. [Source]

Android 11 Update List Updated

Update (August 22)

A purported list of Xiaomi devices that will get Android 11 has appeared on the internet. It isn’t official and comes from a Telegram group that goes with the name Xiaomi & News group that forks out the devices that won’t get the Android 11. Apparently, the list of those getting the update isn’t that long against the belief given the fact that Xiaomi has a humongous catalogue of devices at the moment. This is usually because Xiaomi rolls out 2 years of major OS updates for its flagship and mid-range devices while others are left with a single major OS update. [Source]


Update (August 7)

According to a letter posted by Manu Kumar Jain (XIaomi India’s MD), the company is working on a new MIUI version for India that won’t have any banned and blocked apps as per the mandate by the Government of India. The update will be rolled out via OTA for existing Mi, Xiaomi, and Poco phones while newer smartphones will arrive with the updated MIUI out-of-the-box. There’s no precise timeline available yet but expect it to arrive soon. [Source]


Xiaomi has grown tremendously over the years and has grabbed their market share, not only in India but across the world. Xiaomi has been on its way to delivering the Android 10 update to its devices but the rollout is far from over and there are a bunch of devices that are still waiting to be upgraded to Android 10. On the other hand, Google has already started testing the Android 11 operating system in full swing and has already released the Android 11 Developer Preview 2 for the developers. The users of Xiaomi are already pretty excited to know which devices will be getting the update.

Note that Xiaomi was not among those OEMs that came with a dedicated Android 10 update roadmap and stuck with it and updated the devices in the list almost on time. For Android 11, we can expect Xiaomi to push an official update roadmap that will not only keep the users clear about when they will be getting the update but also helps us to track down the update. So, that being said, let us get straight into the post where we will keep you posted about all the latest developments, related to Android 11 for Xiaomi smartphones:

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What’s on Android 11?

The Android 11 Developer Preview 1 is here and Google is planning to roll out in total, 6 updates before the stable Android 11 update is pushed out for the public. You can check out the image below which depicts the time frame of when the updates will be pushed.

 

android 11 timelineGoing by the timeline as mentioned above, the developer previews will be rolled out till April 2020 and starting from May 2020, the compatible devices will be served with the Android 11 beta update and finally is Q3 2020, the final and stable build of Android 11 will be made available for the OEMs. Google I/O event is going to take place at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California between May 12 and 14, 2020. It is that time, when Google will unveil it’s latest OS i.e. the Android 11 and then in September, probably will roll out the stable update.

For more info, check out our video on Android 11 Developer Preview

Android 11 Features

Talking about the features of the Android 11, you can check out the list of new features and enhancements it brings:

  • Scheduled Dark Theme
  • ‘Conversations’ Section in Notification Shade
  • Built-in Screen Recorder
  • Pin Apps in the Share Menu
  • Send Images in Notification Replies
  • New APIs for 5G
  • Reverse Wireless Charging Support (Google Pixel 4a or 5)
  • Use Bluetooth Headphones in Airplane Mode
  • Scrolling screenshots
  • Bubble Notifications on by Default
  • New Back Cover Gestures (Likely Pixel-Exclusive)
  • Show Refresh Rate
  • Power Menu Toggles
  • Quick Access Wallet
  • New Permissions Options
  • Background Location Access Must Be Granted Manually
  • Auto-Block Spammy Permission Prompts
  • New Scoped Storage Permission
  • New Motion Sense Gesture (Pixel 4)
  • New Notification History UI
  • Increase Touch Sensitivity
  • Better Back Sensitivity
  • Mobile Drivers License Support
  • Changes to BiometricPrompt API
  • Improved Call Screening
  • Support for Punch Hole & Waterfall Displays
  • Disable Vibrations While Using the Camera
  • HDMI Low-Latency Mode
  • Low Latency Video Decoding
  • New Bluetooth Stack
  • Separated Quick Settings & Notification Tray
  • Music Player in Quick Settings
  • Unsupported Bluetooth Codecs Are Now Grayed Out
  • Suggested Apps in Home Screen Dock

Official Android 11 Developer Preview and Beta release:

As mentioned above, there will be a total of 6 updates of Android 11 before the final stable updates are provided to the OEMs after which the OEMs will tweak the Android 11 according to their custom skins and roll out for the masses. Below is the official Android 11 Developer Preview and Beta release timeline:

TIMELINE BUILD TYPE DEVELOPER ACTIONS
February Developer Preview 1 Early baseline build focused on developer feedback, with new features, APIs, and behavior changes. Priority window for feedback on APIs. Explore new APIs and behavior changes and report any critical issues or requests to us during this time.
March Developer Preview 2 Incremental update with additional features, APIs, and behavior changes. Give us feedback as you work with APIs and behavior changes. Begin early app compatibility testing.
April Developer Preview 3 Incremental update for stability and performance. Get apps ready for consumers Beta. Continue compatibility testing, publish updates without changing targeting. Notify SDK and library developers of any issues.
May Beta 1 Initial beta-quality release, over-the-air update to early adopters who enroll in Android Beta. Continue compatibility testing, watch for feedback from Android Beta users. Start early testing with targeting Android 11.
June Beta 2 Platform Stability milestone. Final APIs and behaviors. Play publishing opens. Start final compatibility testing for apps, SDKs, and libraries. Release compatible versions. Continue work to target Android 11.
Q3 Beta 3 Release candidate builds. Release compatible updates for apps, SDKs, and libraries. Continue work to target Android 11. Build with new features and APIs.
Q3 Final release Android 11 release to AOSP and ecosystem. Release compatible updates for apps, SDKs, and libraries. Continue

Supported Devices List

Although there is no confirmed piece of information regarding the list of Android 11 supported devices by Xiaomi as of now, as it is still very early days of Android 11, here is a tentative list that you can go through:

Poco F3 GT

The Xiaomi Poco F3 GT is the latest smartphone in the Poco series that brings a Dimensity 1200 5G SoC under the hood. It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ display with 64MP triple rear camera and runs on the latest Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G

The Xiaomi Note 10T 5G is the latest to join the Redmi Note 10 series and it is a rebranded Poco M3 Pro 5G and Redmi Note 10 5G. It arrives with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz IPS LCD panel with Dimensity 700 SoC under the hood. There’s a 5,000 mAh battery with 18W charging tech and runs on Android 11-based MIUI 12 out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Poco M2 Reloaded 

The latest to add in the Poco M2 series is the Poco M2 Reloaded. It arrives with a Helio G80 processor under the hood with a massive 5,000 mAh battery, a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display along with 4GB RAM. The device runs on Android 10-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 is the vanilla model under the Redmi Note 10 series and packs in a Snapdragon 678 chipset on-board. The device has a 6.43-inch Super AMOLED panel with 48MP quad-camera setup and a 4/6GB RAM with 5,000 mAh battery. The device runs on Android 11-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro (India)

The Indian Redmi Note 10 Pro has just a few differences compared to the global variant. It packs in a giant 6.67-inch Super AMOLED 120Hz panel and it is powered by a Snapdragon 732G SoC. There’s a 64MP quad-camera setup on-board along with a 5,020 mAh battery. The device runs on Android 11-bundled MIUI 12 when it arrives out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro

This is a global Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro model that arrives with Snapdragon 732G SoC under the hood. The device has a 6.67-inch AMOLED 120Hz display on-board along with 6/8GB RAM and 64/128GB of internal storage. The device has a 108MP quad-camera setup and runs on the latest Android 11-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S

The Redmi Note 10S packs in a giant 6.43-inch AMOLED panel with a Helio G95 SoC under the hood. The device has a 64MP quad-camera setup along with 13MP selfie and a beefy 5,000 mAh battery. It runs on the Android 11-bundled MIUI 12 out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED 120Hz display mounted on it. It has a Snapdragon 732G SoC on-board and comes with a 108MP quad-camera setup alongside a 16MP selfie shooter. The device has a MIUI 12 out-of-the-box based on Android 12.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

The Xiaomi Mi Ultra is the uber flagship device packing in a giant 6.81-inch AMOLED 10-bit 120Hz refresh rate. The device arrives with a flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC along with up to 12GB RAm and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The device runs on the latest Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 out-of-the-box. No doubt it will get a few more generations of MIUI and major Android OS upgrades on the go.

Update as of April 13: Looks like the wait for Chinese Mi 11 Ultra users is about to end as Xiaomi has now released the Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 update on the device. This is a Chinese beta carrying version number 21.4.3 and rolling out via OTA. You can still make a manual upgrade simply by tapping here to download the firmware. 

Update as of April 20: Well, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is now getting treated with Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 update in China as a China stable beta update. Users can download it here for upgrade via recovery method. The update carries version number 12.5.2.0.

Xiaomi Mi 11i

The Xiaomi Mi 11i is now here with Snapdragon 888 SoC under the hood. The device packs in a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. It packs in a 108MP HM2 sensor along with a 8MP ultrawide and a 5MP telephoto macro sensor. The device packs in a 4,520 mAh battery with 33W fast charging tech. It comes with Android 11-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro

The latest entrant in the Mi 11 series, the Mi 11 Pro brings on-board a giant 6.81-inch quad-curved AMOLED QHD panel with 120Hz refresh rate. The device has 20MP front and a 50+8+13MP rear triple camera setup. Mi 11 Pro sports a flagship-grade Snapdragon 888 SoC and runs on Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 out-of-the-box. The device will soon get Android 12 and a few more generations of both Android OS and MIUI without any second thought.

Update as of April 13: Just a day after it was confirmed that MIUI 12.5 on-board Mi 11 Pro is near, the Chinese smartphone maker has released the update as a beta version in China. It brings version number 21.4.13 and it is based on MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11. If you have a Chinese Mi 11 Pro unit, you can take some time and wait for the OTA notification to arrive or you can tap here for manual upgrade. 

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 4G

THere’s not much difference between the 4G and the 5G except the device packs in a Snapdragon 732G under the hood. It has the same triple camera setup. It runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 11 out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G is the latest entrant in the Mi 11 series packing in a Snapdragon 780G along with up to 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage and 8GB RAM. It has a 64MP triple camera setup at the back while the front sports a 20MP sensor. The device packs in the latest Android 11-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.

Update as of April 20: According to the latest update, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite that was not a part of MIUI 12.5 internal stable beta update testing phase may enter the development process as early as next week. This was conveys by a Telegram channel that has a reputation for updating stuff pretty accurately. [Source]

Poco X3 Pro

The Poco X3 Pro arrives with a 6.67-inch LCD FHD+ panel with a 20MP camera set the center housed in a punch-hole. It has an improved Snapdragon 855+ on-board along with Adreno 640 GPU, a 48MP quad-camera setup along with a giant 5,160 mAh battery. The device does have 33W fast charging tech and arrives with Android 11 based MIUI 12 with Poco launcher.

Poco F3

The Poco F3 arrives with a Snapdragon 870 5G processor just like Black Shark 4 and OnePlus 9R. It arrives with 6/8GB RAM and 128/Update as of March 25GB UFS 3.1 storage. There’s a giant 6.67-inch AMOLED 120Hz HDR10+ display and draws power from a hefty 4,520 mAh battery. It runs on the same Android 11-powered MIUI 12 with Poco Launcher as the Poco X3 Pro launched alongside it.

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 r

The latest gaming device on-board, the Xiaomi Black Shark 4 arrives with Snapdragon 870 5G chipset on-board along with upto 12GB RAM and Update as of March 25GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The device has a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED 144Hz HDR10+ FHD+ display and a 4,500 mAh battery powers it all. The device runs on the latest Android 11-backed Joy UI 12.5 out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro

The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro is the latest entrant in the gaming smartphone series from Xiaomi. It houses a giant 6.67-inch Super AMOLED 144Hz HDR10+ FHD+ display with up to 16GB RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. The device does arrive with the flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC and has a 4,500 mAh battery under the hood. It has the latest Joy UI 12.5 skin based on Android 11 out-of-the-box. 

Xiaomi Redmi K40

Update as of March 15: The device arrived with Android 11-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box which goes without saying. Further, the MIUI 12.5 is slated to arrive in Q2 2021 as early as next month. With that being said, Xiaomi has kick-started MIUI 12.5 build on its beta program for Redmi K40 as of now. This update brings a load of features and more although it is not available for all users and that goes without saying.  [Source]

Update as of March 18: Xiaomi Redmi K40 is still waiting for the MIUI 12.5 upgrade albeit it is the latest and has already received Android 11-powered MIUI 12. Talking about the MIUI 12.5, it was earlier expected to arrive in Q2 2021 although it is a vague ETA. Cut to now, the Redmi K40 is expected to get MIUI 12.5 beta update with Dolby Atmos support where the latter appears to be MIUI 12.5-specific feature. W.r.t its release date, the Dolby Atmos support is scheduled to arrive in late April which leaves us with a few weeks of wait before it hits the Redmi K40 units. With that being said, users will get their hands on the stable  MIUI 12.5 build by the end of April or mid Q2 2021. [Source]

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro

Update as of March 15: Apparently, the Redmi K40 Pro is slated to get MIUI 12.5 update just next month i.e. Q2 2021. With that being said, Xiaomi has already released an MIUI 12.5 beta update on the device (limited) as a part of its beta program that yanks up the camera user experience. [Source]

Update as of March 18: Just like the Redmi K40, the Redmi K40 Pro too was rolled out with Android 11-based MIUI 12 update. With that being said, K40 Pro users too are waiting for the arrival of MIUI 12.5. Unlike K40 which is highly likely to get MIUI 12.5 update with Dolby Atmos support by the end of April, the same update for K40 Pro is expected to arrive by the end of March. This leaves us with just a few days to spare. Let’s keep our fingers crossed and wait for the next week to unfold. [Source]

Xiaomi Mi 10S

Xiaomi just added a new device in its Mi 10-series i.e. Mi 10S. It arrives with Snapdragon 870 SoC under the hood and it has a 108MP quad-camera setup at the back with a 20MP selfie shooter. The 6.67-inch 90Hz AMOLED curved display comes with HDR10+ and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device has a 4,780 mAh battery under the hood with 33W wired, 30W wireless and 10W reverse wireless charging support. The device comes with Android 11-powered MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.

Update as of April 1: According to the latest information that we have, the Xiaomi Mi 10S has bagged yet another update i.e. MIUI 12.5 development version 21.3.31. This brings a number of improvements and optimizations on-board for those who had signed up as early adopters of the same. More information is available here. Note that it is still limited to the Chinese variant of Mi 10S.

POCO X3 NFC

Update as of March 10: The wait for Poco X3 NFC users is over as the device is now getting upgraded to Android 11-powered MIUI 12 update. Note that MIUI 12.5 still remains elusive. The incoming update is available in the European region or EEA as a stable version with firmware version 12.06.0.RJGEUXM and it is rolling out in batches via OTA. Here’s the link to download the firmware for manual flashing on your device. Users will have to wait for the MIUI 12.5 that could arrive soon as early as Q2 2021 as per the sources.

Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G

Update as of January 11: Now that the Chinese Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G has intercepting Android 11-backed MIUI 12.5 closed beta build, its rebranded version Mi 10i 5G in India is likely to get the update pretty soon. There’s no ETA at the moment. 

Update as of March 26: The Xiaomi Mi 10i is again a very confusing nomenclature used by Xiaomi given the fact that the device is known as Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G in China. The latter got its hands on the Android 11-flavored MIUI 12 stable update and with that being said, the former will too get the update as well. Mi 10i is sold in India while it has a title Mi 10T Lite 5G for the rest of the world except China. With that being said, the Mi 10i and Mi 10T Lite 5G will get the update soon. 

Update as of March 31: The Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G got its Android 11 back in January a week after the MIUI 12.5 update was released as a beta version. Since Note 9 Pro 5G in China was rebranded as Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G in India, this meant that the Indian variant could get its hands on the update really soon. Cut to now, Xiaomi has begun Indian MIUI Pilot testing program for Mi 10i 5G users where they get their hands on the Android 11-powered MIUI 12 builds even before other users could get it.

The incoming update carries version number 12.0.1.0.RJSINXM and has been assigned a channel i.e. Pilot beta stable. Once the update goes live and has been treated with bug fixes, it will be released either as a beta or stable update if at all it doesn’t require another pilot beta stable update. If you have signed up for the MIUI Pilot program, you should get the notification or you can simply choose to download the firmware and update manually.

Xiaomi Mi 10T

Update as of February 3: There’s good news for Xiaomi Mi 10T users in India as the device is now getting upgraded to Android 11-powered MIUI 12 on top of it with an OTA update. The firmware package weighs at 2.8GB and comes with the latest January 2021 security patch attached with it. The update comes with version number V12.1.1.0.RJDINXM and it is available as a stable update for Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro as well. 

Update as of March 18: Well, there’s good news for Mi 10T users with Turkish units as the Android 11-powered MIUI 12 is now available for the devices at the time of writing this. The update is as usual, rolling out via OTA to the eligible devices and thus, you will have to wait for it to arrive. Or else, you can simply use this link to download the OTA package and flash it on your device right away.

Update as of April 1: According to the latest update, the Xiaomi Mi 10T is now picking up Android 11-powered MIUI 12 bearing version number 12.1.1.0.RJDTWXM on its Taiwanese variants. The update is arriving via OTA as usual. You can still download the firmware here and upgrade your Taiwanese Mi 10T to Android 11-powered MIUI 12.

Update as of April 12: Well, there’s good news for Xiaomi Mi 10T users in Indonesia as the Indonesian variant of the device is now getting an Android 11-powered MIUI 12 update on their units in an OTA batch-by-batch manner. The update carries version number 12.1.1.0.RJDIDXM that you can either wait for the OTA notification and tap here to download the firmware and upgrade manually. 

Xaomi Mi 10T Pro

Update as of February 3: No doubt Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro is undergoing testing phase for MIUI 12.5 but this is another story. The device is now getting Android 11-powered MIUI 12 upgrade in India at the time of writing this. The update comes with the January 2021 security patch and the package weighs at 2.8GB with verizon number V12.1.1.0.RJDINXM available via OTA. 

Update as of March 18: If you are a Turkish Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro user, you are in for a treat as the Chinese smartphone maker is now releasing Android 11-powered MIUI 12 update on the devices as we talk. The update is rolling out via airborne method as usual although we have the download link that you can use to upgrade download the firmware and upgrade it manually. 

Update as of April 1: Well, turns out Mi 10T Pro Taiwanese variant is now picking up Android 11-backed MIUI 12 update bearing version number 12.1.1.0.RJDTWXM via OTA. The update is arriving via airborne but you can download it here for manual upgrade. 

Update as of April 12: Looks like Indonesian variant of Mi 10T Pro is now intercepting the Android 11 update along with MIUI 12. The incoming update carries version number 12.1.1.0.RJDIDXM and it is available via OTA.

Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite 5G

Update as of January 11: According to the latest update, the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is getting upgraded to Android 11-based MIUI 12.5. Mi 10T Lite 5G is a rebranded version of the same released in Europe and that is what means that the device is likely to get the update soon. In case if your unit is using almost the same version as the Chinese one, you will get the Android 11 upgrade even sooner.

Update as of February 18:  Xiaomi released Android 11 update based on MIUI 12.5 in China, however, it was meant for testing purposes and thus, wasn’t a country-wide rollout. The update was unavailable on the global ROM for Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite 5G. Cut to now, Xiaomi has finally released the Android 11 update based on MIUI 12 on its global ROM bearing version number V12.0.2.0.RJSMIXM and the update is arriving on global users via OTA. Those who don’t want to wait for the update to arrive, they can tap here to download the firmware package and install it right away. The update size is 2.5GB and has January 2021 security patch attached to it.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G

Update as of January 6: Based on the latest information available, Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G is intercepting Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 with v21.1.4 as a closed beta update on its Chinese variants. You can either wait for the OTA notification to arrive or simply use this link to get the firmware on your device and flash it. 

Xiaomi Mi 11

Update as of January 5: According to the latest information, MI 11 which arrived with MIUI 12 pre-installed is now eligible for MIUI 12.5 beta as well. I am talking about MIUI 12.5 v21.1.4 which is now arriving as beta in China. It would still take some time for the update to arrive across the globe. You can wait for the notification to arrive on use this link for the OTA notification to arrive. 

Update as of March 30: The wait for MIUI 12.5 update on Mi 11 is over as it becomes the second Xiaomi smartphone to get the update in a stable beta form. The update carries a size of 4.1GB that users are required to download and has a March 2021 security patch with it. The update is as said, limited to the Chinese variant of Mi 11 as variants outside the country will still have to wait to get their hands on the same. The update arriving on Mi 11 in China has version number v12.5.1.0.RKBCNXM. Eligible users can either wait for the airborne update to arrive or simply tap here to download the ZIP file and install the update manually. 

Update as of April 13: The Xiaomi Mi 11 is now picking up Android 11-clubbed MIUI 12.5 update carrying version number 12.5.3.0.RKBCNXM where the update is arriving via OTA method as usual. You can still click here to download the OTA firmware and flash it manually 

Poco M2

Update as of November 9: Based on an unofficial Android 11 timeline posted on Xiaomi & MIUI News on Telegram, the Poco M2 is now under testing phase for Android 11. There’s no timeline as available at this moment but the Android 11 should arrive sooner than earlier expected. [Source]

Poco M2 Pro

Update as of November 9: Based on the information provided by an unofficial Android 11 timeline that was posted on a Telegram group that focuses on Xiaomi and MIUI, the Poco M2 Pro is now being internally tested with Android 11. If this holds any credibility and based on the previous information given by this group which holds true in many cases, we can expect Android 11 on Poco M2 Pro sooner than earlier. [Source]

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra

Update as of November 2: Rejoice Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra users as the wait for Android 11 beta is almost over. Apparently, the device is now intercepting Android 11 based MIUI 12 available for testers in China. Available as beta carrying version number 20.11.2, the update is available for manual upgrade and we have the link you can use to download the file and flash it right away. The OTA update is still unavailable or at least not reported yet. This is an Android 11 beta build for Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra in China only for beta testers so expect it to have some bugs here and there. Also keep the eligibility criteria as aforementioned in mind. 

  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Android 11 MIUI 12 beta V20.11.2 – Download

Update as of March 29: Xiaomi has finally released the stable MIUI 12.5 update in China after a tonne of beta updates. The first recipient for Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 is the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra as promised. The update is arriving via OTA method and bearing version number 12.5.1.0.RJJCNXM. The MIUI 12.5 is an intermediate firmware falling right between Android 11 and Android 12 as well as MIUI 12 and MIUI 13. Thus, devices that are upgraded to MIUI 12.5 will get MIUI 13 too. With that being said, the stable MIUI 12.5 on Mi 10 Ultra is available via OTA or you can tap here to download the firmware and upgrade it on your device manually. 

Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro

Update as of August 27: Last year, Mi Note 10 which is a global equivalent of Mi CC9 Pro, got the Android 10 first. Cut to now, the Mi CC9 Pro (Chinese equivalent) has finally intercepted the Android 11 Beta allowing users to test the new OS on their Mi CC9 Pro devices. The update brings both Android 11 beta and MIUI 20.8.26 on-board and it is arriving via OTA. For those who just can’t wait for the update to arrive via OTA, they can simply download it from here and flash it manually on their devices. 

  • Android 11 Beta for Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro: Download

Update as of October 14: After much of the news around Mi CC9 Pro getting Android 11, the same has arrived on the device with MIUI 12 beta v20.10.14 available via OTA.

Update as of October 14: After much of the news around Mi CC9 Pro getting Android 11, the same has arrived on the device with MIUI 12 beta v20.10.14 available via OTA. You can tap here to download the same as well.

Update as of December 31: According to the latest update, the Mi Note 10 which is also known as CC9 Pro in China is now picking up Android 11 open beta with MIUIV20.12.28 on top of it. You can click on this link to get your hands on the firmware. 

Update as of January 5: Mi CC9 Pro received internal beta testing back in August 2020 and cut to now, Xiaomi is releasing a new firmware on the Chinese Mi CC9 Pro with Android 11-based MIUI 12. The new firmware comes with versionnumber V12.1.3.0.RFDCXM and it is released via OTA but to a limited number of users. A wider rollout will follow the suit soon. You can download the firmware right here

Xiaomi Mi 10

Xiaomi Mi 10 is already running on Android 10-based MIUI 12. According to the latest update available for Xiaomi Mi 10, Xiaomi did confirm that Xiaomi Mi 10 will soon get Android 11 R based on MIUI 12 although it didn’t confirm any dates as of now. The device is restricted from getting any beta updates for a period of three weeks although that doesn’t mean there wont be any stable updates. Stay tuned on this page to know more about the updates in the story. (Source).

Update as of June 16: Although earlier believed to get Android 11 Beta 1 based on MIUI 12, a link has gone live that gives Android 11 Beta 1 based on AOSP. Note that it is in .tgz extension and would require users to have a Windows installation to install the beta 1. Here’s where you can click to download the update.

Android 11 Beta 1 AOSP: Primary Link | Secondary Link

Update as of July 21: Right after the MIUI 12 stable arrived on Mi 10 Pro in China, the ait for global variant is over as the update is arriving for the same. The software version number V12.0.1.0.QJBMIXM bumps up Mi 10 to Android 10-based MIUI 12 weighing at 1.0GB. it is a OTA rollout and as with any other rollout, it will be carried out in phases so it could take days to intercept on your phone. Those who can’t hold their horses can update to the latest firmware by tapping here.

Update as of August 6: Xiaomi Mi 10 is a part of the Android 11 beta program. It is now getting MIUI 12 beta stable update for its Russian units since its Chinese, European, and Global variants have already upgraded to the latest MIUI 12 beta. The update bears software version number V12.0.1.0.QJBRUXM and is released via OTA although users can still download the firmware and flash it on their Mi 10 (Russian) units by tapping here. 

Update as of September 7: Apparently, the list of Android 11 beta for Mi 10 on its global variant is out and published on ‘Mi Global Community’ Telegram handle. This means the Android 11 beta on Mi 10 devices is not too far. Here’s the list.

Update as of September 10: The Chinese OEM Xiaomi has announced the release of Android 11 (on top of MIUI 12) on the standard Xiaomi Mi 10. With that being said, the update will arrive with MIUI 12 Global Beta Stable bearing version number V12.1.2.0.RJBMIXM. The update should soon. [Source]

Update as of October 31: Xiaomi Mi 10 has been on Android 11 beta for a long time now. Apparently, the European Mi 10 didn’t get the update awaiting the Android 11 update. Turns out Xiaomi has just received Android 10-based October 2020 security update on Mi 10 in China and Europe. Apparently, as per the reports, the upcoming November 2020 security patch is likely bringing Android 11 on the European variant. Moreover, a wider rollout is expected on both European and global variants. It remains to be seen when the update will arrive as there’s no official confirmation on-board. [Source 1, 2]

Update as of October 01: Xiaomi Mi 10 has been trying out Android 11 for months now. Turns out Xiaomi is now pushing out Android 11 beta stable on Mi 10 in China. This was confirmed by an announcement made on Mi Community and it is limited in China only. The update brings version V12.1.5.0.RJBCNXM which means MIUI 12 skin is also coming with it as a beta version after a few previous beta versions arrived on Mi 10 already. The update is available via OTA although interested users can get their hands on the Android 11 beta stable update (China Stable) here. It is not rocket science to understand that users with any other variant of Mi 10 and not Chinese variants mustn’t flash this update as it comes without any Google apps and services. 

Update as of November 9: After getting Android 11 beta based MIUI 12 on the Chinese and global variant of Mi 10, the Chinese variant is now intercepting yet another update based on Android 11 beta bearing version number V12.2.2.0.RJBCNXM. The update is released for selected users in the country and users will get the OTA update for the same. If you don’t want to wait for the update, you can still tap here to download the firmware and flash it on their devices. 

Update as of November 23: The Chinese Mi 10 got upgraded to Android 11-based MIUI 12 which later was found to be buggy. Xiaomi patched it with a bug fix. Cut to now, it’s now the global Mi 10 which is now intercepting Android 11-based MIUI 12 stable update. The incoming firmware version is V12.2.1.0.RJBMIXM and comes with October 2020 security patch on-board. Apparently, there are no estimates on when it will arrive for a wider userbase as the new firmware is available for a limited number of users. You can still use this link to download the firmware and flash it on your device. 

Update as of January 11: According to the latest update, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has re-released a stable version of Android 11 on its Indian variant. Historically, the initial version was riddled with ads and bugs. Xiaomi fixed the issue with the latest Indian stable build with MIUI V12 version 12.2.5.0.RJBINXM that you can download here.

Update as of February 9: As per the said update, the Mi 10 update is expected to arrive on the device soon. This comes from the GM at Xiaomi Indonesia Alvin Tse who said that the Android 11 for Mi 10 is slated to arrive by the end of February. He added that the devs are fixing some bugs and will release it shortly. [Source]

Update as of March 8: Xiaomi had to rollback several updates based on Android 11 citing numerous bugs and issues. However, the latest update fixes them all and will arrive with a tonne of optimizations, fixes, and feature updates. The update comes with Android 11-based MIUI 12 update bearing version number 12.2.7.0.RJBEUXM available on Mi 10 via OTA on the European variant. You can download the same via this link or wait for the OTA update to arrive.

Update as of March 19: Well, the Mi 10 Indonesian variant is now intercepting Android 11-powered MIUI 12 upgrade bearing version number V12.2.4.0.RJBIDXM via OTA. The update has been released to Indonesian units of Mi 10 only and it is available here for download and manual upgrade unless you want to wait for the OTA update to arrive. 

Update as of April 3: After Mi 10 Ultra, Mi 11, and Mi 9 SE, it is now Mi 10 that is now getting the much-awaited MIUI 12.5 upgrade in China. The update is arriving with a tonne of new features and has a software version number 12.5.3.0.RJBCNXM. Note that it is a China stable update and thus, not available for Mi 10 units outside the home country. You can either wait for the airborne update to arrive or we have the link to download the package here.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is already running on Android 10-based MIUI 12. The Pro variant is in tow to get Android 11 Beta 1 that will be inspired with the flavor of MIUI 12. It is not yet known when exactly the beta update could arrive, however, it is expected sometime around mid-July 2020. (Source)

Update of as June 17: A recent update adds Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro in the list of Xiaomi devices to get Android 11 Beta 1 and it is live and running although user discretion is needed. Download the version using the link below but the community forum does adds that users flashing their phones with the latest updates are on their own.

Android 11 beta 1 ASOP: Link | Please install Mi Flash Tool, USB Driver and Unlocked Bootloader

Update as of July 24: The wait for MIUI 12 on Mi 10 Pro is over as the company is rolling out the stable update to global units. Earlier, it was limited to China but with the latest update, it is for the global Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro variant. Note that it is an OTA update bearing version number V12.0.1.0.QJAMIXM that gets MIUI 12 on the device. It will be available in batches so do wait. For those who can’t hit the breaks, a manual installation is possible, simply tap here to download the firmware and there you go.

Update as of August 4: Xiaomi sent over stable MIUI 12 over Mi 10 Pro weeks ago and yet, it hadn’t reached all the units. It was just today when Mi 10 Pro units in Europe got the much-anticipated upgraded to MIUI 12 bearing version number MIUI 12.0.1.0.QJAEUXM that installs over MIUI 11. It has a size of 1GB and it is available via OTA although you can obviously bypass it by tapping here to download the firmware and flash it manually. 

Update as of September 7: Mi Global Community’s Telegram handle confirmed that the list of users that will be getting Android 11 beta on their Mi 10 Pro on its global ROM is now out. This hints that the first qualified batch of users will be able to test the Android 11 beta on their devices for the first time. Here’s the list.

Update as of September 10: After much of hustle, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has finally intercepted the Android 11 beta on its global variants. The update is arriving with MIUI 12 bearing version number V12.1.2.0.QJAMIXM and will be rolled out for those who applied for the beta program on Mi 10 Pro. The update will arrive via OTA at any moment but for those who can’t hold their horses, tap here to download it on your device and flash it manually. 

Update as of October 01 (#1): The non-Pro variant Mi 10 got its Android 11 beta stable update in China a few hours ago. Cut to know, the Chinese Mi 10 Pro is also getting Android 11-based MIUI 12 as a beta update bearing version number V12.1.2.0.RJACNXM via OTA. Interested users with Chinese Mi 10 Pro can upgrade to the update either via OTA or tap here to download the firmware. 

Update as of October 01 (#2): Just after the Chinese variant of Mi 10 Pro got its Android 11 based MIUI 12 beta stable update, the global version of Mi 10 Pro is now intercepting a similar update bearing version number V12.1.2.0.RJAMIXM. It is an airborne update and will be available via notification although you can still download it here and flash on your Global Mi 10 Pro right away. 

Update as of October 31: According to the latest update, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is now intercepting the October 2020 security patch. This is likely a preparatory update as the November 2020 security patch is likely to bring Android 11 on its European variants. The update is likely to bring OTA on-board.   [Source 1, 2]

Update as of November 21: The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is now intercepting MIUI 12.2.1.0.RJBCNXM based on Android 10. As usual, the update is released for the Chinese variant and thus, other ROMs will have to wait for the update to arrive. The update is available at a package size of 3.5GB and the update is via OTA. [Source]

Update as of November 26: Xiaomi software updates are all over with its smartphones receiving either minor or major Android upgrades or MIUI updates almost all the time. Today, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has released a new update for its Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro and it is based on Android 11. This comes just after the Xiaomi Mi 10 intercept Android 11 upgrade a few days ago. 

Talking about Mi 10 Pro, the device is intercepting a software version V12.2.1.0.RJACNXM with October 2020 security patch along with it. The update has been rolled out as a stable version and for the Chinese ROM at this moment. You can click here to download the firmware and flash it on your device or wait for the OTA rollout that will reach your device soon. 

Update as of January 20: The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro got its Android 11 stable update in early December 2020. However, it was halted due to certain bugs. Cut to now, the EEA version of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (which originally got the Android 11 at the first place) is now receiving yet another update based on Android 11 with December 2020 security patch. This is a patched up MIUI V12.2.3.0.RJAEUXM and it will be installed on Mi 10 Pro units from Android 10. You can either wait for the OTA rollout to tap here to download the firmware on your device right away. 

Update as of April 3: The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is now picking up Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 update in China as a stable version. This comes right after Mi 10 Ultra, Mi 11, and Mi 9 SE gets the update with Xiaomi Mi 11/Pro bringing the next. The Mi 10 Pro comes with version number 12.5.3.0.RJACNXM and it is arriving via OTA as usual. But if waiting is not your cup of tie, you can download the OTA package here.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite

Update as of August 19: Also summoned as Mi 10 Youth Edition, the Mi 10 Lite was released with Android 10-based MIUI 11 and was later upgraded to MIUI 12. Turns out the Android update for this model along with Redmi K30 5G has been suspended temporarily. Since Mi 10 Lite already arrives with Android 10, it is highly likely that Xiaomi is talking about Android 11 although it isn’t confirmed yet. [Source]

Update as of September 09: After much hassle, the Mi 10 Lite or Mi 10 Youth Edition is now picking up Android 11 beta based on MIUI 12 beta version 20.9.8. As always, it is an OTA upgrade and thus, it will take some time to arrive on your device for sure. [Source]

Update as of December 25: According to the latest update, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite in Europe is now intercepting Android 11-based MIUI 12 with version number V12.1.2.0.RJIEUXM in Europe. The device is getting upgraded via OTA as usual so you can wait or you can tap here to download the firmware and flash it right away. 

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom

Update as of December 21: Good news for the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom which is also known as Mi 10 Youth Edition outside China as the device is finally getting upgraded to Android 11 stable update baked with MIUI 12 and with version number V12.1.3.0.RJVCNXM. The update is China stable version and doesn’t arrive with any Google apps and services. You can either wait for the OTA notification to arrive on your device in China or grab the firmware here and flash it on your device itself.

Update as of December 31: Good news for Mi 10 Lite Zoom users as the device is now picking up Android 11 open beta build via OTA with MIUI V20.12.28. You can click here to download the firmware. 

Xiaomi Mi 9T

Update as of October 21: Apparently, Xiaomi has released Android 11 beta update in the form of MIUI 12 Closed Beta version 20.10.20 on Mi 9T in China. It is also known as Redmi K20 outside China although the update is likely for the former only. The update is arriving via OTA and should arrive on your device pretty soon but it may still take a few hours or even days to intercept.  [Source]

Update as of December 31: Also known as Mi 9T in China, Redmi K20 is now picking up Android 11-based MIUI V20.12.28 open beta at the time of writing this. The update is being rolled out via OTA as usual and will arrive shortly. 

Pocophone F2 Pro

Update as of June 15: According to the update by POCO’s official Twitter handle as per the last update on June 11, 2020, according to which Pocophone or POCO F2 Pro will be getting Android 11 Beta 1 soon although didn’t specified any date. As always, the initial rollout is expected to occur in China before Xiaomi rolls out the update to other regions.

Update as of September 7: The list of Android 11 beta for Poco F2 Pro on global ROM is out now. It is available here as per posted on Mi Global Community’s Telegram handle. 

Update as of October 03: The Poco F2 Pro is eligible for Android 11 as the first of few Xiaomi devices to get the update. However, its Chinese counterpart Redmi K30 Pro has already received stable Android 11-based MIUI 12 and yet, the global Poco F2 Pro remains elusive. The company did start recruitment for the same in September. We will have to wait for more updates on the same. 

Update as of November 17: Remember how Poco advertised that the Poco F2 Pro will get Android 11 Beta 1 “Soon”? Poco teased the news in June even before Android 11 was official, however, it has been almost six months and we are yet to see an Android 11 update on F2 Pro. When asked about the F2 Pro Android 11 update, Poco Global’s Product Marketing Manager and Spokesperson said that Android 11 was never advertised. He mentioned that the company did mention F2 Pro will get 3 years of MIUI system updates, there were no promises on Android 11.

Poco F2 Pro is eligible for Android 11 as it will be its first-ever major Android OS upgrade. It’s Chinese counterpart Redmi K30 Pro has already received beta updates in China. It remains to be seen when exactly Poco F2 Pro gets the Android 11 upgrade. [Source 1, 2]

Update as of January 6: Poco rolled out MIUI 12.2.3.0.RJKMIXM which is almost the same version as the previous one based on Android 11 but without the bugs that plagued the previous version aka MIUI 12.2.1.0.RJKMIXM. But it had issues too and thus, users are waiting for the upcoming MIUI 12.2.4.0.RJKMIXM that will potentially fix the problems. The update is releasing via OTA and thus, it would still take a long time for it to arrive on your device. But if you don’t want to hold for that long, you can still download the firmware for the Poco F2 Pro global variant from this link

Xiaomi Redmi 10X 4G

Update as of February 18: Xiaomi Redmi 10X 4G which is also known as Redmi Note 9 in China is now receiving Android 11-powered MIUI 12 update in the country. The update is arriving with version number V12.0.2.0.RJOCNXM and it is available via OTA. But if you are not willing to wait, you can still download the firmware package here and install it on your Chinese units. 

Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G

Update as of November 10: Xiaomi just released MIUI 12 beta 20.11.10. With its rollout, the Chinese OEM has suspended closed beta rollout for Redmi 10X 5G citing reasons that the phone is gearing up for a major Android version upgrade. Redmi 10X 5G is already running on Android 10 and it has been reported that the device is being internally tested with Android 11 since September. This makes the Android 11 much more closed to Redmi 10X 5G. However, we aren’t aware of the actual date or ETA when the update could arrive. [Source]

Update as of November 25: As per the latest details coming in, the Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G has now started receiving Android 11-based MIUI 12 build in China as a part of a closed beta program in the country. The update brings an on-board MIUI 12 V20.11.23 build with it. [Source]

Update as of December 31: Based on the latest update, Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G is now picking up Android 11 open beta with MIUI V20.12.28 on top of it. Here’s the firmware you can download.

Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro

Update as of November 10: Redmi 10X Pro is already being subjected to internal testing for Android 11 since September. Cut to now, Xiaomi released MIUI 12 beta 20.11.10 and has actually suspended the closed beta rollout for Redmi 10X Pro citing the reason that this model is upgrading to a major Android version. The device is already running on Android 10 and the next Android version is the Android 11 without any doubt. This also means that the new OS isn’t too far from Redmi 10X Pro although we aren’t aware exactly when the upgrade will arrive. [Source]

Update as of November 25: Based on the latest update, the Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro is now intercepting Android 11-based MIUI 12 with version 20.11.23 in its homeland China. This is a part of Xiaomi’s closed beta program. [Source]

Update as of December 31: Apparently, Redmi 10X Pro is now picking up Android 11-based MIUI V20.12.28 via OTA as open beta. You can wait or tap here to download the firmware right away. 

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE as a part of Mi 9 series made its debut in February 2019 and arrived with Android 9.0 Pie. It is perhaps one of the smartphones that are expected to get the bump to Android 11 R although we aren’t aware of the timeline yet.

Update as of December 31: According to the latest update, Xiaomi is now pushing out Android 11 open beta build on Mi 9 SE with MIUI V20.12.28 via OTA. Tap here to download it. 

Update as of March 31: After arriving on both Mi 10 Ultra and Mi 11 just a few days ago, the MIUI 12.5 update has found its way to Mi 9 SE. The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is now the third smartphone to get Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 bearing version number 12.5.1.0.RFBCNXM available via the China stable beta channel. The update is available in China only as it goes without saying and thus, only meant for a handful of users before it arrives on a wide scale. It’s an OTA rollout although you can tap here to download it and upgrade manually.

Xiaomi Mi 9

Custom ROM Update:  The Android 11-based Fluid 1.0 is now available for Xiaomi Mi 9 that you can download here and install on your phone to try the early build based on Android 11. 

Update as of December 31: Xiaomi is now pushing out Android 11 open beta builds on Mi 9 with version number V20.12.28 available via OTA. Here’s a download link for the same.

Xiaomi Mi 8

Update as of August 4: Xiaomi has confirmed that phones with Snapdragon 845 are no longer supported to get Android 11 and this includes Xiaomi Mi 8 as well that you can read here. Stay tuned for further updates.

Update as of October 19: Xiaomi Mi 8 arrived with Android 8.1 and was later upgraded to Android 10 (after Android 9) in January 2020.As per the latest update where Android 11 is pretty prevalent on Xiaomi devices, a Mi Community moderator said that Mi 8 might get Android 11. He mentioned that the phone is two years old but the Android 11 might come along. Given the fact that the said moderator is pretty reputable, this raises the anticipation regarding the update. The phone is also waiting to bag MIUI 12 on its global variants while the Chinese ROM got the update already. It remains to be seen if Mi 8 gets the Android 11 or not. [Source]

Update as of March 23: Apparently, the Mi 8 is eligible for MIUI 12.5 upgrade now that the device has upgraded to MIUI 12. However, even with that being said, a moderator on Mi Community said that they are still not sure. Apparently, the MIUI 12.5 is still waiting to be lined up for devices released in 2018 which counts Mi series as well as Poco F1. Here’s what the moderator had to say.

Update as of April 10: A top brass representative from Xiaomi confirmed that Mi 8 will get MIUI 12.5 update. This comes as a surprise as the device is almost at the end of its software lifecycle and getting another iteration is just something that will give the device a new lease of life. [Source]

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Update as of April 10: Looks like Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is destined to get its hands on MIUI 12.5 after a top-brass representative from Xiaomi confirmed that it will get the MIUI 12.5 update. Note that Mi 8 Explorer Edition was almost at the end of its software lifecycle and this comes as a relief to the users for sure. [Source]

Xiaomi Mi A3

Xiaomi Mi A3 is an Android One device and thus, there’s no doubt that it will get two major upgrades. It recently received Android 10 after much hiccups with bugs and issues. It is a matter of time until Xiaomi Mi A3 gets Android 11 where the latter is estimated to launch in September this year. It will be an near-stock version so don’t expect MIUI 12 to cling around as well.

Update as of June 9: When asked about when to expect Android 11 update on Mi A3, a Mi Community moderator said that the Android One backed Mi A3 will get Android 11 but you will have to wait for the update to arrive. There’s no ETA available around it. [Source]

Update as of September 15: Now that the Android 11 has arrived, there’s no sign of Android 11 on Mi A3. A mod also commented the same and thus, you will have to wait for the official rollout. [Source]

Update as of December 31: After a lot of waiting, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is finally pushing out Android 11-based MIUI 12 on Xiaomi Mi A3. It is an Android One device and unfortunately, had to wait quite a lot to get its hands on Android 11. Note that there’s no official date announced yet when the Android 11 build will finally arrive on Mi A3 but a limited number of users are already reporting it to arrive with a download size of 1.40GB. As said, Xiaomi hasn’t made an official announcement yet so we are certain that this build is for a limited number of users to test it from Android 11 can be pushed out to the public on Mi A3. [Source]

Update as of January 5: Xiaomi released the much-anticipated Android 11 build on Mi A3 and fortunately, many users reported that their devices got bricked due to the software update. Xiaomi’s Mi A-series with Android One has had buggy software updates issues for ages and not so surprisingly, Mi A3 was the latest to add in the charades. Talking about the latest update bricking Mi A3 devices, Xiaomi has released an official solution. 

According to Xiaomi, they have acknowledged the issue and thus, have requested users to visit over 2,000+ service centers in India where they can visit to get the devices fixed unconditionally and free of charge even if the device is beyond warranty. Xiaomi has released a patched-up V12.0.3.0.RFQMIXM available for bricked up devices only. As a matter of fact, Xiaomi has halted the rollout of affected Android 11 builds on Mi A3 devices after reports of it bricking the devices broke out. [Source, Source 2]

#2: Turns out Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is re-releasing Android 11-based MIUI 12 update to its Mi A3 users after the previous variant caused issues bricking the phone. Apparently, this current version turned out to have a greater success rate after users installed it and we haven’t heard anything negative happening w.r.t. the update. It arrives with a December 2020 security patch according to the users. [Source 1, 2]

Update as of January 11: Based on the latest information available w.r.t. Mi A3 and Android 11 update, the company is now rolling out the Android 11 build on its European variant of Mi A3. This comes as a bit of a shock to some as the update is riddled with bricking issues and yet, the update has been released in Europe with a package size of 1.4GB. You can check out the features mentioned on the changelog which includes improved DND mode, conversation bubbles and more which are all Android 11’s features.

Xiaomi did roll out certain updates to fix the issue though as users have reported that the new update seems to be working properly. [Source 1, 2]

Update as of February 12: Xiaomi Mi A3 got its Android 11 upgrade just last month even after the Android 11 arrived back in September. Apparently, the update released earlier bricked devices and thus, users will have to wait for more time to get their hands on a patched up update. According to the update, users have reported that Xiaomi Mi A3 running Android 11 is facing performance issues. It slows down, restarts abruptly for no apparent reason at all and so on. There are some serious issues causing performance on Android 11 on Mi A3 to go down and yet to be resolved.

The January 2021 security patch did make some improvement as claimed, however, the bugs are still at large. One of the most effective ways to fix the issues on Mi A3 is to factory restore it although that means losing all data stored on the device so beware. [Source]

Update as of February 9: The Xiaomi Mi A3 got its Android 11 upgrade a while ago and not without any problems. First, Mi A3 users were introduced to bricking issues after upgrading to Android 11, however, Xiaomi fixed it in its next update. Cut to now, a new issue has come to light and it is where video playback is plagued by green-colored glitch or flash on the display. Many users have reported the issue wherein they have noticed the green tint on WhatsApp videos and status, TikTok, and Instagram to name a few. 

Some users speculated that this could be a hardware issue, however, this doesn’t seem so since a screenshot of the same gives out the same results where hardware-related issues on the display are less likely to be captured in a screenshot. [Source 1, 2, 3]

Redmi K30 Pro

Just as Xiaomi Mi 10 and 10 Pro have been suspended from getting any beta updates for three weeks, Redmi K30 Pro is also subjected under the same suspension. This shouldn’t affect any stable update. It is a matter of time until we receive nudge about if MIUI 12 releases on K30 Pro along with its Chinese counterpart or not.

Update as of June 22: As promised by Xiaomi, both K30 Pro and Pocophone F2 Pro where both are the same phone with different names in different markets will get MIUI 12 beta updates together. For now, Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro has intercepted MIUI 12 beta MIUI 12 Beta 20.6.22 in China based on Android 11 Beta 1. [Download]. The update for Poco F2 Pro outside China should arrive soon.

Update as of July 30: The Chinese counterpart of POCO F2 Pro known as Redmi K30 Pro has been on Android 11 Beta 1 DP for a month now. Turns out the device is now intercepting Android 11 Beta 2 DP with MIUI 12 beta 20.7.30 starting today. This update is arriving on devices that signed up for the first beta of Android 11. As said, it will not bring much of a change although a lot of bug fixes and optimizations will arrive. This also hints that a stable version could soon arrive on its global variant aka POCO F2 Pro. [Source]

Update as of October 01: Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro which is known as Poco F2 Pro globally, is getting the stable Android 11 with MIUI 12 on-top bearing version number V12.1.3.0.RJKCNXM. The update is live on the Chinese variant only and mustn’t attempt to flash on the global variant given the fact that Chinese ROMs don’t have Google Mobile Services  (GMS). There’s no time on when global Poco F2 Pro users will get the update but it will be soon since the global Mi 10 Pro got the stable Android 11 recently. You can download the firmware here and flash it on your device.

Update as of November 21: Apparently, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro got its due Android 11-based MIUI 12 with version  number V12.2.1.0.RJKCNXM weighing at 3.3GB. The update is being seeded out to users in China via OTA as usual. [Source]

Redmi K30 Pro Zoom

Update as of November 14: Based on the latest development, the Redmi K30 Pro Zoom in China is intercepting MIUI 12 based on Android 11. The update comes with software version number V12.1.3.0.RJKCNXM and weighs around 3.3 GB in size. It also has a November 2020 security patch attached to it. Apparently, the firmware update is only applicable for its Chinese variant while other regions will have to watch till the update arrives.  [Source]

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra

Update as of November 10: Apparently, Xiaomi just released MIUI 12 beta 20.11.10. With this, the closed beta rollout for Xiaomi Redmi K30  Ultra has been suspended with the reason being “Due to the major version upgrade of Android”. Redmi K30 Ultra is already running on Android 10 which means it is gearing up for Android 11 which is its next and immediate major Android upgrade. However, it remains to be seen when exactly Redmi K30 Ultra gets its share of Android 11 upgrade. [Source]

Update as of November 26: According to the latest update arriving w.r.t. Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra, Xiaomi has released the first MIUI 12 build based on Android 11 for its Chinese variant without any doubt. The update will arrive with MIUI V20.11.24 build and has already started rolling out as a part of a closed beta program in the home country. Even if you get a hold of the firmware for the Chinese variant, we highly discourage users from flashing it on ROMs other than Chinese Redmi K30 Ultra ROM as it may cause issues. [Source]

Update as of December 31: Well, the Redmi K30 Ultra is getting upgraded to Android 11 build with MIUI 12 V20.12.28 on top of it. You can tap here to download the same and flash on your device. 

Redmi K30i 5G

Update as of December 31: According to the latest update, the REdmi K30I 5G is now picking up Android 11 open beta based on MIUI V20.12.28 that you can download here or wait for the OTA notification to arrive. 

Update as of January 20: Well, Xiaomi K30i 5G is now catching up to Android 11-based MIUI 12 upgrade as well. This is a China stable version released via OTA to Redmi K30i 5G users with version number V12.1.1.0.RGICMXM that you can wait for the OTA rollout or simply click here to download the firmware right away.  

Redmi K30S Ultra

Update as of December 31: Looks like Redmi K30S Ultra users are in for a treat as the device is now intercepting Android 11 open beta build with MIUI 12 V20.12.28 on top of it via OTA. You can also tap here to download the OTA and flash on your device. 

Update as of March 18: According to the latest intel, the Redmi K30S Ultra is now being upgraded to Android 11-powered MIUI 12 bearing version number V12.1.1.0.RJDCNXM in China. K30S ltra is the Mi 10T Lite version in China and it is receiving the OTA update at the time of writing this.. If you just can’t wait, simply tap here to download the OTA package. 

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G

Update as of August 19: Today, the MIUI 12 beta V20.8.18 was postponed for Redmi K30 5G due to some stability issues. The Telegram group states that it is an Android version upgrade and since the phone arrived with Android 10 out-of-the-box, the only possible answer is that it is working on Android 11 build.  [Source]

Update as of September 09: As per the latest update on Redmi K30 5G, the device is finally intercepting Android 11 beta with MIUI 12 beta version 20.9.8. The update has been in talks for ages now and it is a relief that it finally arrived. Note that for those who upgrade to it via OTA, some of the apps might not fully compatible as it is a beta update so do use it with patience.  [Source]

Update as of October 20: As per the latest development, the Redmi K30 4G is now up for Android 11 bundled with MIUI 12 beta 20.10.19. It is a nightly build available on a weekly basis every Thursday and may not be available via OTA. The update is surely available for those who are a part of the public beta program, however, they need to download the firmware and flash it on their Redmi K30 4G to get Android 11 on-board. Here’s the link that you can use to download the firmware on Redmi K30 4G. There’s no ETA on when to expect the Redmi K30 4G global counterpart Poco X2 which is in line with Android 11 ever since it was first announced in July.

Update as of November 23: It’s not just Xiaomi Mi 10 but the Redmi K30 4G is now intercepting Android 11-based MIUI 12 stable update as well. The device is getting the firmware with version number V12.1.1.0.RGICNXM although this is for the Chinese variant unlike the Mi 10 where the update arrived for its global variant. You can use this link to download the firmware and flash it on your Redmi K30 5G.

Update as of December 31: Based on the latest update, the Redmi K30 5G is now picking up Android 11-based MIUI 12 V20.12.28 as open beta. You can download the same here

Update as of December 31: The Redmi K30 is now picking up Android 11-based MIUI 12 V20.12.28 open beta via OTA. But you can download it here as well. 

Pocophone X2

Update as of July 23: The Poco X2 is now receiving Android 11-powered MIUI 12.5 bearing version number 12.5.1.0.RGHINXM in India at the time of writing this. 

Xiaomi Redmi 9

Update as of October 9: When asked about Redmi 9 global getting Android 11 upgrade, a Xiaomi UK support executive said that the Android 11 will arrive in February 2021. Take it with a pinch of salt as Xiaomi hasn’t officially confirmed it yet. We will have to wait to find out about the Redmi 9 Android 11 update. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

Update as of August 14: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is eligible for Android 11 given the fact that the phone just arrived and with Android 10 pre-loaded. When a user took to Weibo asking Xiaomi about the Redmi Note 9 Android 11 upgrade, a Xiaomi mod replied saying that the Android 11 hasn’t been released yet. He added that beta updates are reserved for flagship phones and thus, Redmi Note 9 won’t get any Android 11 beta updates and neither MIUI plans to roll it out on this device. Thus, the users will have to wait for the MIUI rollout of Android 11 that will take place later this year although there’s no ETA available at the time of writing this. Note that Xiaomi Note 9 is branded as Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in India. [Source]

Update as of September 2: When a user asked what’s the procedure to apply for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 will get Android 11 beta, a Xiaomi moderator answered it. He said that once Google releases Android 11 in the coming few months, all the eligible Xiaomi devices will enter the beta testing phase on MIUI. There’s no ETA available on the same. You can stay put here to get more updates about the same. [Source]

Update as of September 12: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is in line to get Android 11 soon. It was earlier expected to get Android 11 by the end of this year. Citing a previous report, we know that Android 11 is being currently tested on Redmi Note 9 among other smartphones. Cut to now, a Mi Community moderator responded to a user query on Redmi Note 9 & Android 11 saying that it is likely that there won’t be any recruitment for MIUI 12. Instead, the Redmi Note 9 will be testing out Android 11 that will be based on MIUI 12 as a part of Mi Pilot program. 

We aren’t certain about this arrangement since it comes from a moderator who has a credible reputation but not from Xiaomi itself. This means we will have to wait for some time to get more information about it. [Source]

Update as of January 6: Based on the latest update, Xiaomi is delaying the rollout of MIUI 12.5 beta on Redmi Note 9 4G because it is concentrating on Android 11 rollout on the device. The MIUI 12.5 is expected to rollout on Redmi Note 9 4G devices in mid-to-late January 2021. [Source]

Update as of January 23: The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has finally released Android 11 beta on Redmi Note 9G which is also known as Redmi 9TT and Redmi 9 Power on markets other than China.  The update is arriving with version number 21.1.21 of MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11 beta arriving via OTA in the home country. Tap here to download the firmware.

Update as of March 6: There’s some exciting news coming out from China on Mi Community w.r.t. the Redmi Note 9 which is also known as Redmi 10X 4G in China. Apparently, Android 11 will arrive on Redmi Note 9 flavored with MIUI 12 and only after that, the Redmi Note 9 will get MIUI 12.5 update sometime in Q2 2021 i.e. between April to June 2021. It is expected that the device will get the MIUI 12.5 towards the end of Q2 2021 so we are hoping the device will get the upgrade by June of 2021. [Source]

Update as of March 21: At the time of writing this, Redmi Note 9 users who upgraded or will upgrade have noticed a cautionary message on the MI File Manager. Apparently, this is the issue with respect to Android 11 R OS upgrade wherein users will not have access to the data folder on their devices post upgrade. This would prevent any changes that users could make in this folder and the content which was not the case with Android 10. Note that if you are still using Android 10 and haven’t received an Android 11 upgrade yet, they will have to bear this in mind because upgrading so as to keep the data safe and secure if needed. [Source]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G

Update as of December 31: The Redmi Note 9 5G is now picking up Android 11 open beta with MIUI V20.12.28 via OTA. Tap here to get the firmware and flash it on your device. 

Update as of January 6: According to the latest update, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is reportedly delaying MIUI 12.5 beta due to Android 11 rollout. As per the schedule, the MIUI 12.5 is expected to begin in mid-to-late January 2021. [Source]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

Update: The Redmi Note 9 Pro has so far received Android 11 update in Indonesia (V12.0.1.0.RJZIDM), and Global (V12.0.1.0.RJZMIXM).

Update as of July 13: According to the latest update, Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro is now intercepting MIUI 12 based Android 11 in Russia as a stable fastboot update. The update is being seeded to Redmi Note 9 Pro carrying codename joyeuse and has version number MIUI 12.0.1.0.RJZRUXM that you can download here. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G

Update as of January 11: As a part of Xiaomi’s Nightly updates, the Chinese smartphone maker has quite released MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G as closed beta. Now that the Chinese Note 9 Pro 5G has received the update, it becomes easier for its rebadged versions to get the update outside China pretty soon. The update comes with MIUI 12.5 with v21.1.8 that you can download here.

Update as of March 26: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is now picking up Android 11 upgrade in the home country. The update arrives with version number 12.0.2.RJSCNXM which also means it has MIUI 12 stable version available in China. You can either wait for the OTA update or check out this link to download the firmware and use the manual upgrade method to do so. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (India)

Update as of November 18: Good news for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro users in India which is globally known as Redmi Note 9S. Apparently, Xiaomi has finally started rolling out an Android 11 update on the same. Redmi Note 9 Pro in India is now intercepting MIUI V12.0.1.0.RJWINXM weighing at 2.3GB in size and is now available for installation via OTA. This was confirmed recently and now that it is available, users can either wait for the OTA update or they can click here to upgrade to the same. Redmi Note 9 Pro is now joining the wagon consisting of Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Redmi K30 Ori among a few others. 

Update as of December 28: Xiaomi surprised everyone releasing Android 11 build for Redmi Note 9 Pro in India and it is a stable update. The device got the upgrade out of the blue as there was no timeline available for it. Cut to now, Redmi Note 9 Pro users in India who haven’t intercepted the update yet will have to wait ever longer. This is because the Android 11 build was rolled back due to bugs and issues with it. This comes from a Xiaomi forum moderator. The Android 11 build had issues and that is why it was rolled back. Thus, users will have to wait for the official announcement regarding the same for more information. [Source]

Update as of January 21: Based on the latest information available, Xiaomi has re-released an Android 11 build in India with version number V12.0.3.0.RJWINXM. It is still a MIUI 12 build and it is arriving via OTA to the users in India and plus, it is a stable update. You can tap here to download the firmware package and get the file on your device to flash on your terms or else, you can wait until the OTA notification arrives. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

Update as of April 13: Well, it turns out Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S is now opting for a wider release with Android 11-bundled MIUI 12 pilot build on the global variant. The incoming update carries version number V12.0.1.7.RJWMIXM and it is available via OTA. Note that you can still tap here to download the firmware for manual update. 

Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer/Transparent Edition

Update to be updated soon…

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 4G

Update as of September 8: A user asked when to expect Android 11 on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, a Mi Community moderator said that it is still too early to say when exactly it will get the update. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is technically capable of getting an Android 11 unlike its 5G variant which hasn’t received Android 10 yet. [Source]

Update as of October 22: The XIaomi Mi Mix 3 is still away from Android 11 but hey, you can still enjoy the latest Android OS experience using a custom ROM. Try ArrowOS 11.0 based on Android 11 available for Mi Mix 3. Click here to download the firmware and flash it on your device right away. 

Update as of November 23: According to the latest update coming from a Xiaomi moderator on Mi Community, the Mi Mix 3 series has been getting updates at a slow pace. Apparently, the possibility of getting an Android 1 upgrade appears in the dark although the moderator didn’t deny the device getting Android 11 right away. [Source]

Update as of April 10: According to the latest update, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will get MIUI 12.5 upgrade as per a top-brass representative who mentioned it on Weibo. Apparently, Mi Mix 3 is ongoing on the edge of its retirement from getting any upgrades and this seems to be a good farewell for the device for sure. [Source]

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G

Update as of September 8: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G hasn’t yet received Android 10 even though it is a part of Android 10 beta program. This would eventually delay the Android 11 although not officially stated. According to a Mi Community moderator, users must be patient and wait for Android 10 and/or Android 11 upgrade on Mi Mix 3 5G until  more information about it is not available.   [Source]

Update as of November 23: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G just like its 4G variant getting an Android 11 upgrade is still in the dark as a moderator did say that the update is way far but didn’t totally denied its reception at some point in time.

Update as of March 8: We recently reported that Mi Mix 3 is likely not to get Android 11 given the fact that it is still stuck with Android 9.0. We are talking about the 5G variant since the non-5G variant got Android 10 upgrade. Even with Android 10, users were eagerly waiting for the Android 11 upgrade to arrive only to realize that Android 11 won’t arrive on the device. Cut to now, a moderator on Mi Community has shed some light on the Android 11 saying that it is “highly unlikely” as they don’t have any information on Android 11 being tested on the device. Though MIUI 12.5 could potentially rollout soon, Android 11 is likely to remain elusive. [Source]

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite

Update as of January 18: As per the latest update available, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is now releasing a new Android 11 build for Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite global version which fixes minor issues including noise emanating from the device even when the screen is turned off. The update weighs at 2.5GB and it is arriving via OTA as usual. You can tap here to download the bug fixed Android 11 arriving on global Mi Note 10 Lite. 

Update as of February 20: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite is now getting Android 11-powered MIUI 12.1 update with version number V12.1.1.0.RFNTRXM in Turkey. You can download it here

Xiaomi Mi Note 10

Update as of February 22: Based on the latest update, Chinese OEM Xiaomi is now rolling out Android 11-powered MIUI 12.1 build on Mi Note 10 in Europe. This is a stable update rolling out with version number V12.1.3.0.RFDEUXM and carries the latest February 2021 security patch with it. Rolling out via OTA, the update will soon arrive on all European units albeit in a batch-by-batch manner. You can download the firmware package here and upgrade manually.

Update as of March 26: According to the latest update, the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 is now picking up Android 11-powered MIUI 12 update with version number 12.1.1.0.RFDIDXM in Indonesia. The update is arriving via OTA or you can tap here to download the same and upgrade manually.

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

Update as of February 22: According to the latest information available, Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro is now intercepting the latest Android 11 upgrade with MIUI V12.1.3.0.RFDEUXM via OTA in Europe.  The update carries the latest February 2021 security patch on-board and is rolling out via airborne method and thus, European Mi Note 10 Pro units will have to wait for the update that should arrive soon. If you are interested in manually flashing the update, here’s the link to download the package. 

Update as of March 26: Turns out Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro is now picking up Android 11-powered MIUI 12 update carrying version number V12.1.1.0.RFDRUXM   . The incoming update is being released via the airborne channel. Note that the update is live on the Russian variant of the device. 

Redmi K20 Pro

Update as of December 31: Based on the latest update, the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro is now pushing out Android 11 open beta build with MIUI V20.12.28 via OTA. The update is being released via OTA. You can also tap here to download it. Redmi K20 Pro is also known as MI 9T Pro in China. 

Redmi K20 Pro Premium

Update to be updated soon…

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max

Update as of April 7: After much of the speculations around the Android 11 rollout on Xiaomi Note 9 Pro Max, it is time for the device to get its hands on the update. Apparently, Note 9 Pro Max will get its hands on Android 11 in the last week of this month i.e. April 2021. This comes from a reputed moderator on Mi Community. Also, the MIUI 12.5 will arrive on Note 9 Pro Max as per its schedule i.e. Q2 2021 as mentioned. This is an update for the global variant of Note 9 Pro Max so if that holds true, we will get Android 11 on the device in a few week’s time.[ 1, 2

Xiaomi Black Shark 3

Update to be updated soon…

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro

Update to be updated soon…

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6

Update as of January 6: Based on the latest intel, Xiaomi is now releasing Android 10-based MIUI 12 with version number 12.0.1.0.PEKMIXM on the global variants of Redmi Note 6 Pro. The update also brings MIUI 12 on-board as said and it is an airborne update which means it will release over the air although it is released in a batch manner. You can wait or grab the firmware package here and install it right away. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T

Custom ROM Update: Now you can upgrade to Android 11 via Vanilla AOSP 11.0 custom ROM by downloading the firmware here.  

Update as of November 23: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T was earlier reported to not get Android 11. Cut to now, a Xiaomi & MIUI News Telegram channel states that Xiaomi is testing Android 11 on Redmi Note 8T albeit internally. This does complicate things as Redmi smartphones usually don’t get two OS upgrades. But take it with a pinch of salt until it is confirmed from Xiaomi’s end. [Source]

Update as of January 04: Based on what we know so far, it is reported that Xiaomi will release MIUI 12.5 update on Redmi Note 8T by mid-to-late February 2021. With that being said, it is also said that Redmi Note 8T will get Android 11 update while getting MIUI 12.5 with it.  [Source]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Update as of July 19: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in Europe is now intercepting Android 11 stable update with MIUI V12.0.2.0.RCOEUXM on top and May 2021 security patch at the time of writing this. Tap here to download the Recovery or Fastboot method.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Update: Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed whether Redmi Note 8 Pro will get its share of Android 11 upgrade. However, Redmi series usually gets one major US upgrade. Since Redmi Note 8 Pro arrived with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, it is unlikely to get Android 11. This was lately confirmed by a Mi moderator and Xiaomi’s community forum. [Source]

Update as of August 22: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is likely not getting Android 11 so far. This is because a new list of alleged Xiaomi Android 11 update has arrived according to which, Redmi Note 8 Pro is listed as the one not attuned to get the update. This has sparked a flair of comments by frustrated users given the fact that Redmi Note 8 Pro is just an year old. 

Update as of September 4: Redmi Note 8 Pro isn’t going to get Android 11. This was claimed by a Xiaomi moderator last month. However, Redmi Note 8 Pro users have created a thread and are asking Xiaomi to release Android 11 for Redmi Note 8 Pro. They even cited Omdia’s 10 most shipped smartphones where both Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro are listed at 3rd and 4th position respectively. [Source]

Update as of November 23: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro was earlier expected to not pick up any further OS upgrade. Then, it was reported that Xiaomi is working on the Android 11 build and now, the phone might have entered an internal testing phase as per a post by Telegram group Xiaomi & MIUI News.[Source]

Update as of January 6: Apparently, it seems like Xiaomi is delaying the MIUI 12.5 beta rollout on Redmi Note 8 Pro because of Android 11. In a statement as reported by a Telegram group, the delay is due to the fact that Note 8 Pro is gearing up for Android 11 and thus, it will have to delay the rollout of MIUI 12.5 beta as well. It is reported that MIUI 12.5 rollout will begin on Redmi Note 8 Pro in mid-to-late January 2021. [Source]

Update as of January 12: The MIUI 12.5 update based on Android 11 went live a few days ago for Redmi Note 8. Cut to now, it is Redmi Note 8 Pro which is now interceptign the MIUI 12.5 build based on Android 11 in China. This is a nightly update for Redmi Note 8 Pro with a tonne of Android 11 features on-board. This is a limited in-house software testing phase before the update makes it to the big league with public beta testing. Redmi Note 8 Pro is getting Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 beta 21.1.11 via OTA that you can download from this link if you just can’t wait.

Update as of January 20: Based on the latest information available, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has now released MIUI 12.5 beta update on Redmi Note 8 Pro which is based on Android 11. This comes as a bug fix update for those who were experiencing bootloop issues on the previous version. This is a China Closed Beta update.  The new update comes with version V21.1.18 of MIUI 12.5 and you can tap here to download its firmware package and flash it on your device right away. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

Update as of August 22: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro may not be getting Android 11 given the fact that a new purported list of alleged Xiaomi Android 11 devices has arrived on the internet. It further states that the Redmi Note 7 Pro is no longer supported to get Android 11 which has sparked frustrations among fellow users. 

Pocophone F1

Update as of September 19: Poco or Pocophone F1 too is out of support and thus, it won’t get Android 11. For this, there are two custom ROMs that are available here based on Android 11. The XDA Developer member ‘riteshsaxena’ developed the custom Android 11-based ReloadedOS for Poco F1 which is now available for download here.

Update as of September 22: A few months ago, a Xiaomi mod floated the idea of Poco F1 running on Android 11 as the build would be in the works. Cut to today, the same mod practically confirmed that Poco F1 will get Android 11. He mentioned that Poco F1 has already received two major updates as promised and anything above will be a bonus. Further, the device is likely to get its third major update although later than the new devices getting Android 11. This makes for a huge celebration given that Poco F1 was a smash hit flagship phone at 1/3rd of a flagship and getting the third consecutive update would really upgrade its prowess as a flagship phone as well. [Source]

Update as of November 24: When asked about the further updates on Poco F1 including the Poco Launch 3.0, MIUI 13, Android 11 and more, a moderator commented on the same. According to the mod, the incremental MIUI update on-board V12 could arrive sometime this month or next with bug fixes and a security patch along with it. The device is already two years old which makes its frequency of getting updates very low. A mod replied that he has seen the rumor of Poco F1 running Android 11 so if that’s true, Poco F1 users will be in a treat. The response does mention that if at all the device gets Android 11, it will be sometime in 2021 which is in-line with devices running SD84 such as OnePlus 6 and 6T. 

Asking about MIUI 13, the Poco F1 will probably get the upgrade although it is to be seen how it goes into development. Earlier, Xiaomi mentioned that it ships 2 major Android OS upgrades and 3 MIUI updates on flagship phones and by that logic, Poco F1 should get MIUI 13 as well. Finally, the Poco Launcher 3.0, it is being reported that the developer team is working on adapting the Navigation Bar & Gestures on-board Android 10 although there’s not much information available about it. [Source 1]

Update as of March 23: Well, turns out the fate of Poco F1 to get their hands on MIUI 12.5 is still dangling as the device has already received MIUI 12 and waiting for the MIUI 12.5 upgrade. With that being said, a moderator said that the MIUI 12.5 update for Poco F1 is still unsure and that users will have to wait for the official confirmation to arrive to get a clear idea about it. Here’s what the moderator had to say.

Xiaomi Mi A2

Update as of September 19: Xiaomi Mi A2 is already out of support when it comes to receiving software updates and that includes Android 11 that it won’t get. Apparently, there’s custom ROMs available that will satisfy your urge to get Android 11 albeit unofficially. ‘Kenny3fcb’ from XDA Developers has developed a custom ROM with the name Potato Open Sauce Project (POSP) based on Android 11. Note that it is still under testing and thus, it will have bugs that need to be fixed in the later updates. Tap here to download it. 

Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite

Custom ROM Update: Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is now getting Android 11 as a custom ROM i.e. AOSP 11.0 that you can download here.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Update as of October 22: The Android 11 is elusive on Mi Mix 2S but that doesn’t means you can’t try out the new Android update anytime. ArrowOS 11.0 official custom ROM is based on Android 11 and it is available for Mi Mix 2S. You can click here to download the firmware and flash it manually on your device to enjoy the latest OS. Note that bugs are always present and future updates are required to iron them out.  

Update as of April 10: Unlike the other three devices mentioned by a top-cadre representative, the Mi Mix 2S is the last device that is now confirmed to get MIUI 12.5 upgrade. Mi Mix 2S is also the one that hasn’t received the Android 11 yet which means the MIUI 12.5 will surely be a great farewell. [Source]

  

MIUI 12 Features

As of yet, only rumors and speculations about MIUI 12 have been making rounds of the internet. But, here is a list of expected MIUI 12 features:

  • New navigation and gestures
  • Better camera UI
  • System-wide dark mode
  • New notification system
  • System-level changes
  • Optimized ad services

 

Release Date

MIUI 12 is incoming. It has already features in various participating devices in China while the beta program outside the home country is suspended. There’s no update on its release date globally but, it is expected to be soon shared by the Chinese OEM once the Android 11 beta is available which is as of June 11. We will keep you posted once the information surfaces the internet.

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