Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Xiaomi introduced Redmi Note 9 on April 30. It is a standard Note 9 smartphone with 6.53-inch IPS display with 1080×2340 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The device hosts an Helio G85 processor on-board with 64+3GB and 128+4GB internal storage configuration. It runs on Android 10-based MIUI 11 out-of-the-box and it is compatible to receive Android 11-based MIUI 12 as well.

Google is slated to introduce Android 11 (earlier known as Android R) shortly. It has already released Developer Preview 4 at the time of writing this. Xiaomi is also among the few smartphone brands that will be serving beta updates to a few smartphones although Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed it as of now.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline – Release Date

Android 11 – Overview

Android 11 is the upcoming operating system from Google. Formerly known as Android R, Google has already released four developer previews at the time of writing this post. Google is expected to launch Android 11 at the Google I/O 2020 to take place at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Android 11 promises feature for better security, privacy, the stability of the users. Here’s a list of Android 11 Features that will blow your mind.

  • 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 9

Redmi Note 9 is the latest device from Xiaomi running on Android 10 out-of-the-box. It is slated to get Android 11 R although the Chinese smartphone manufacturer hasn’t confirmed the exact date when it should arrive. Historically, Android 11 must arrive in Q3 2020 probably in September and once it is released, Xiaomi will tweak it with its MIUI 12 before rolling it out to its smartphones. Stay updated on Android 11 for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 here on GetDroidTips.

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