Xiaomi Mi CC9 and CC9 Pro Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Updated on March 08, 2021:

Today Xiaomi rolled the January 2021 security patch update for the Mi CC9 Pro based on Android 11. The update is labeled with software version V12.1.5.0.RFDCNXM.

Updated on January 08, 2021:

Today Xiaomi rolled the Android 11 update based on MIUI 12 for the Mi CC9 Pro in China with software version V12.1.3.0.RFDCNXM brings December 2020 security patch as well.

Updated on December 15, 2020:

Today Xiaomi has confirmed to push the Android 11 beta update very soon 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.

Xiaomi introduced the Mi CC9 lineup in July last year with the Pro variant released in November. The Vanilla and Pro variants have pretty different configurations such as the former has a Snapdragon 710 SoC with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage while the latter has a Snapdragon 730G processor while the storage configuration remains the same. Both the devices were rolled out with Android 9.0 Pie and since both are mid-range devices, they will be getting Android 11 R as well. Here’s everything you need to know about Android 11 for Xiaomi Mi CC9 and CC9 Pro roadmap.

Google has recently rolled out the Android 11 update for the Google Pixel series. Recently Xiaomi started rolling the Android 11 beta based on MIUI 12 for the Poco and Redmi series in China. You can check out more details of Xiaomi Android 11 here.

Xiaomi Mi CC9 & CC9 Pro Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Android 11 Overview

Android 11 is the eleventh iteration of Google’s own OS (Operating System). It was released on September 8, 2020, and rolled out to their Pixel phones on day one. Later, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Realme rolled the beta update for their flagship device on the same day. Here is the feature list of Android 11:

  • 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 CC9 and CC9 Pro

Since Mi CC9 has already received Android 10 and the Pro variant will be getting it soon, Android 11 R will be its second major OS upgrade sometime next year. We don’t know the exact or even tentative date to expect Android 11 on the Mi CC9 lineup as the Chinese OEM hasn’t officially confirmed the roadmap yet that it’ll do soon. We will update this page whenever there’s an update on Android 11.

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