Ever since Xiaomi has unveiled the latest iteration of its custom Android skin dubbed MIUI 11, it has been swift enough to roll it out to as many devices in its arsenal as possible. We are not talking about just the latest devices by the company. Xiaomi is taking good care of its year-old devices as well. The latest example is the MIUI 11 stable update for the Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6A smartphones. Both the devices have started receiving the update in India.
Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A start getting MIUI 11 stable update in India
The MIUI 11 update for the Redmi 6 comes with the build number 18.104.22.168, while the one for the Redmi 6A has the build number 22.214.171.124. Both of them are global stable updates, by the way. Both the devices were launched in the month of June 2018, so it is good to see the company rolling out the updates to these devices. That, however, is nothing new as Xiaomi has always been pretty aggressive when it comes to rolling out its latest updates even to the more budget-oriented lineup of devices.
The latest update brings with it the new features like Mi Share, game speed booster, and a design overhaul. Here are some of the important features of MIUI 11:
MIUI 11 features
- A new system-wide dark mode
- A redesigned Mi Calculator app
- Dynamic lock screen effects
- Steps tracker
- A revamped Mi File Manager app
- Short Video mode
- Wallpaper carousel
- Mi Go feature that comes with an extreme power-saving mode
- New notification sounds inspired by nature
- Dynamic font changing feature
Note that the update is rolling out in stages, so it might take a little while to reach your device. Still, you can check for the update by tapping on your device’s settings menu and tapping on the Check for update(s) section. If in case the update has indeed arrived, you can get it from there. Furthermore, it is always advisable to backup your data before updating your device.
As for the specifications of the devices, the Redmi 6 features a 5.45-inch FHD display with a standard 18:9 aspect ratio. We get a MediaTek Helio P22 processor powering the device which is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. For photography, the Redmi 6 comes with a dual-camera setup at the back (12MP + 5MP) and a 5MP front camera that has AI capabilities.
The Redmi 6A, on the other hand, makes use of a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The device has a 5.45-inch HD display with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. We get a single 13MP primary camera at the back and a 5MP selfie snapper at the front with the Redmi 6A. As far as the battery is concerned, the Redmi 6A comes packed with a 3,000mAh battery.
To know about the list of the Xiaomi devices that have already received the latest MIUI 11 update, you can head to our previous coverage of the same.
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