Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date 11

Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 7 as part of its Note 7 series with Snapdragon 660 SoC. The midrange device sports a 6.3-inch LCD panel with 1080×2340 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on-tap. The device is paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and arrives in two camera setups i.e. 48+5MP and 12+2MP. The phone was originally launched in January 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie. Here’s everything you need to know know about Redmi Note 7 and Android 11.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date 11

Android 11 Overview

As per the timeline posted by Google, it started releasing developer preview 1 of Android 11 in February 2020. Since then, Google has rolled out three more developer previews and plans to release three beta candidates before an official stable version is not launched in Q3 2020. The search engine giant hasn’t confirmed any date but once the stable ROM is released, it will arrive on Pixel devices on the same day.

Furthermore, smartphone manufacturers will tweak the stock ROM with their own custom UI such as how Xiaomi treats stock ROM with MIUI before releasing the same for its smartphones. MIUI 12 based Android 11 for Xiaomi is expected to launch in December which is when Redmi and Mi series of smartphones will start receiving it. Check out the list of features Android 11 will bring on-board.

  • 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 Redmi Note 7

Talking about Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 getting Android 11, it was released with Android 9.0 Pie based MIUI 11 out-of-the-box. This raises the probability that it might get Android 11 based MIUI 12 although Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed it yet. Redmi Note 7 was spotted running MIUI 12 a few weeks ago so it could hint that Android 11 might be possible. In such cases, you need to keep an eye on this blog to know more about Android 11 for Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.

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