Android 11 is now getting older with each passing day. However, it is new for several devices from different OEMs. Well, it takes time for heavy skinned OEMs to develop their own UI based on Android OS. Samsung and OnePlus have already pushed stable Android 11 updates for their eligible devices. Xiaomi, on the other hand, takes advantage of releasing the MIUI custom UI separately from Android OS. This is the reason why several of its smartphones may receive Android 11 but still be based on MIUI 10 or 11.
It is not necessary for Xiaomi phone to run the latest MIUI to grab the Android 11 update. In this post, we will give you all the details about the Android 11 development for the Xiaomi Redmi K30S Ultra smartphone which was launched back in October. So, if you own the device, then you should regularly check this post if you want to keep yourself up to date about all the latest information about the Android 11 update. So, with that being said, let us get straight into the article itself:
Xiaomi Redmi K30S Ultra – Device Overview
The Redmi K30S Ultra was launched back in October and it comes with the Snapdragon 865 processor, which is coupled with 8GB of RAM. The display on the phone is a 6.67-inch 144Hz high refresh rate FHD+ resolution. It offers 128/256GB of onboard storage. It runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. For selfies, there is a 20MP camera that is capable of recording 1080p@30fps, and 720p@120fps.
At the rear, the phone comes with a triple camera setup that sports a 64MP primary lens, a 13MP ultrawide lens, and a 5MP macro shooter for those close-up shots. You can record up to a resolution of 8K and also record super slow-mo videos. Notably, the device offers recording slow-mo videos up to 120fps. The battery on the phone is 5000 mAh and it supports 33W Fast Charging. The phone has the fingerprint scanner housed under the display of the device.
Android 11 Update Tracker
In this section, we will give you all the information about the Android 11 developments for the Redmi K30S Ultra smartphone. Note that the Redmi K30S Ultra is the same smartphone as Mi 10T in a new skin. All the latest info will be put up at the top of this section.
Update 3 (January 14, 2021)
Today Xiaomi rolled the December 2020 security patch update for the Redmi K30S in China. The update is based on Android 10 with software version V184.108.40.206.QJDCNXM.
Update 2 (December 30)
As per a source, the open beta phase for the Android 11 update is now live for the Redmi K30S device along with other smartphones. The updated list hints that the Android 11 update for the device may soon be arriving the next year. Although the backend process will take some time before hitting all the units, the download links are already live for the device, which you can grab from the download section below:
- Device: Redmi K30s
- Android: Android 11
- Channel: Open Beta
- Version: V20.12.28
- Download: Link
Update 1 (December 11)
Xiaomi has confirmed that the Android 11 update is under development for a bunch of Xiaomi phones. The phones include 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. This means that the beta version 20.12.9 will be the last beta update based on Android 10 for the devices. Here is the official statement:
Due to Android upgrade(A11) plan for devices: Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K30S Ultra, Mi CC9, Mi CC9 Meitu Edition, Mi 9SE, Mi 9, Mi 9 Pro 5G, V20.12.9 is the last update based on Android 10.
This post is a dedicated Android 11 update tracker for the Xiaomi Redmi K30S Ultra smartphone. Note that all the latest details about the Android 11 update will be added to this post. So, if you own the Redmi K30S Ultra, then you should come back and check this post often. For complete information about the Android 11 updates for Xiaomi devices including eligible devices and other information, you can head over here.
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