Xiaomi Mi 10 5G Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G made its debut in February 2020 with a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel with 1080×2340 pixel resolution. The device sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and runs on Android 10 MIUI 11 out-of-the-box. With that being said, there’s no doubt it will be one of the recipients of Android 11 in the near future.

As per the timeline is concerned, Android 11 DP 1 was launched in February for Pixel devices. Since then, three more iterations have been released and it will be accompanied by two beta releases followed by a final release sometime in Q3 2020. Google usually holds Google I/O events at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California and this year won’t be any different unless there are some changes due to the ongoing situation.

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G

Android 11 Overview

Android 11 is the latest operating system from Google. It is still on the Developer Preview 4 stage and it will still take a few iterations before Google could launch the Android 11 operating system. Talking about the features, Android 11 is one of the most powerful OS with a bunch of new and improved features that takes a step further than last year’s Android 10. Here’s a list of some of the features Android 11 has on-board.

  • 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

Android 11 for Xiaomi Mi 10 5G

According to an update released on June 11, Xiaomi Mi 10 will get receive any beta MIUI 12 updates for three weeks straight only after which, the updates will continue as per the schedule. Xiaomi also stated that Xiaomi Mi 10 will continue with stable updates as said and might get MIUI 12 stable ROM during the restricted period. Google is expected to release Android 11 in Q3 2020 and probably in September. With that being said, Xiaomi will perform tweaks to the OS with its custom UI. As per a leaked timeline, Android 11-based MIUI 12 should release by December this year. Xiaomi Mi 10 will be eligible and will get Android 11-based MIUI 12 probably at the end of this year or early next year but there’s no confirmation as of now so you’ll have to wait for further updates.

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