Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is a 2018 flagship smartphone sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 under the hood. The device hails a giant 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. It is also equipped with up to 10GB of RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It sports a manual pop-up dual camera setup at the front while the rear hails a dual 12+12MP camera setup with the primary sensor sporting a 4-axis OIS. Finally, the device was launched with Android 9.0 so here what you need to know about its Android 11 roadmap.

Google is a Menlo Park-based search engine giant that works under its parent company Alphabet Inc. It’s Android 11 R is the latest offering and as per the schedule, it has already released four iterations aka developer previews while the fifth (& 1st beta) iteration is on the way. Based on the timeline, Google will launch it officially in Q3 2020 and that is what Xiaomi will pick it up to tweak its MIUI 12 which is expected to launch sometime in December 2020.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Android 11 Overview

Android 11, formerly known as Android R, is the 11th iteration in the Android OS family. Built upon the legacy of more than a decade, Android 11 brings a bucket-load of features both enhanced from the previous versions and newly added. We already have a list of Android 11 thanks to the various developer previews released for months so read along to know more.

  • 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 Mix 3

Updated on March 06, 2021: Today Xiaomi rolled the February 2021 security patch for the Mi Mix 3 5G in Europe. The update is labeled software version V12.0.4.0.PEMEUXM and still based on Android 10.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is a flagship smartphone released in 2018. It has already received its first major OS upgrade from Android 9.0 to Android 10. Keeping with the latest update from Xiaomi in mind, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will undoubtedly receive its second and probably the last major OS upgrade to Android 11 R although the date is unavailable at this moment. It will perhaps start receiving Android 11 based MIUI 12 soon so stay tuned to know exactly when to expect it.

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