The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE was launched in mid-2018 with the upper mid-range specifications based on Android 8.1 Oreo on the top of MIUI 9.5 skin out-of-the-box. Then the handset has received an Android 9.0 Pie update over MIUI 10 last year. Currently, the latest Android 10 stable update for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is available with the new software version MIUI V188.8.131.52.QEBCNXM.
The new firmware update brings stable MIUI 11 based on Android 10 along with the February 2020 Android Security Patch Level that improves the system security and offers bug fixes. It also brings notification shade, data usage & SIM card switching improvements, fixed overlapped images in the scrolling screenshots. So, it’s highly recommended to upgrade your device to this latest firmware version for more system stability and performance.
To recall, the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE has a 5.88-inches Super AMOLED display with 1080×2244 pixels resolution, HDR10 mode. It packs Snapdragon 710 SoC, Adreno 616 GPU, 4GB/6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of internal storage, etc. The device packs a dual rear camera setup of 12MP+5MP lens, a 20MP selfie camera, a 3120mAh battery with 18W fast charging. It sports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C port, and all the major sensors.
Changelog: Android 10 for Mi 8 SE
- Stable MIUI based on Android 10
- Updated Android Security Patch to February 2020. Increased system security.
- Status bar, Notification shade
- Fix: Couldn’t open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
- Data usage
- Fix: Data usage warning appeared multiple times
- Fix: Errors occurred after switching SIM cards
- Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots
The firmware OTA update is rolling out in a phased manner and may take some time to arrive completely. So, if you’re not receiving the OTA update yet, you should check for the OTA update manually on your handset. Head over to the phone Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for updates. Alternatively, you can directly check the OTA update from the Software Updater app.
If the latest update is available, just download and install it. Make sure to charge your phone at least up to 50% and connect to the Wi-Fi network. However, if you don’t want to wait further, you can manually sideload the Android 10 for Mi 8 SE OTA file by downloading it.