Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer: Android 9.0 Pie Update

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer launched on May 2018. Here we will discuss the release of Android 9.0 Pie update for Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer.

Google finally released the 9th iteration of Android OS called Android 9.0 Pie. The update has rolled for Pixel supported devices and few other OEM supported with Android Beta. After putting Android users through four beta updates of Android P, Google has named Android 9.0 as Android Pie. It is expected that in the coming months all the devices that had been signed up for the Android P beta program including the OnePlus 6, Oppo R15 Pro, Vivo X21 and more will receive the Android P update first.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer features a 6.21-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2248 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with 8GB of RAM. The phone packs 128GB internal memory. The camera on the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer comes with Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera with Dual-LED flash and 20MP front shooting camera for selfies. The handset came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by a Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery with Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+). It also has Face ID and Fingerprint sensor under display.

Android 9.0 Pie update for Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer

When will Xiaomi release Android 9.0 Pie update for Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer?

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is Xiaomi’s coolest-looking phone yet, with a transparent glass back. This device will get the official Android 9.0 Pie update anytime soon. Xiaomi has not yet announced the ETA (estimated time of arrival), we will keep the post updating. For all Xiaomi update timeline, you check out the List of Android 9 Pie Supported Xiaomi Devices.

Currently, there is no Android 9.0 Pie custom ROM available to try on Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer. So stay tuned to get more info about the update here.


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What’s on Android 9.0 Pie?

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Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.

Want to try Android 9.0 Pie update for Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer?

If you want to enjoy Android 9.0 Pie features, then follow the below guide.


You can also wait for the Lineage OS 16.0 which will be based on Android 9 Pie.

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