Xiaomi Mi 9T/9T Pro Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

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The Xiaomi Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro share a lot of similarities except their processor and a few specs here and there. The Mi 9T features a Snapdragon 730 SoC while Mi 9T Pro features a flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC on-board. Released last year in June and August respectively, both the devices had Android 9.0 Pie. Here’s everything about the Android 11 update on Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro.

Google introduced Android 11 as developer preview 1 back in February on Pixel devices and has since released a total of 4 DPs. It will release three beta candidates before the stable version arrives in Q3 2020 since the search engine giant hasn’t confirmed the actual date of release yet.

Xiaomi Mi 9T/9T Pro

Android 11 Overview

Google resorted to using a numbering system for its OSes since last year when Android Q became Android 10. Thus, this year’s Android version is called Android 11 and it is the eleventh iteration in the Android OS family. It features strengthened and fortified privacy and security features among others that you can check out in this quick list of features.

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  • 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 9T/9T Pro

As both the devices were released with Android 9.0 Pie, both are in tow to get Android 11 marking their last upgrade after proceeding from Android 9 to 10 and then, Android 11 sometime next year. We aren’t aware of the actual date when it will receive the update since Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed the date and neither the list of Android 11 supported devices. You’ll have to wait until a further update is available so stay tuned.

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