Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 along with Redmi Note 8 Pro in India almost a year ago. Android 10 update for the Note 8 has been long overdue. Back in May, we heard that Android 10 for Redmi Note 8 will arrive along with MIUI 12 update. There have been various rumors and speculations going around Android 10 and MIUI 12 update for the smartphone since MIUI 12 India launch in August. Finally, Redmi Note 8 MIUI 12 update is now rolling out in some regions. As expected, the update also brings Android platform version upgrade along with. The update comes with version 126.96.36.199.QCOMIXM, and brings September Android patch, along with Android 10.
MIUI 12 brings several new features and changes along with improvements. It brings all-new system animations across the UI, new floating windows for easier multitasking, new control center to name a few. It brings improvements in the security and privacy departments with Hidden Mask Mode, Interceptor, and Flare modes. Apart from these, there is also an all-new dark mode 2.0 on the MIUI 12, that lets you force dark mode on the third-party applications as well. Check out the complete changelogs,
[System] Stable MIUI based on Android 10 Updated Android Security Patch to September 2020. Increased system security.
This is a stable beta roll-out so you may not have received it yet on your device. To those unaware, stable beta roll-out is a phase before a wider stable roll-out to minimize the impact of critical bugs. In case you haven’t received the update yet, you can download it from here and flash it manually on your device. Xiaomi has already rolled out MIUI 12 Stable update for various smartphones including Redmi Note 9 Pro Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and Redmi Note 7 Pro.
MIUI 12 update for more devices such as Redmi Note 7 is expected to be released soon. To learn more about the latest MIUI 12 update, you can head to our previous coverage for the same. Have you received MIUI 12 update on your Redmi Note 8 smartphone yet? What are your thoughts on the update, do let us know in the comments below.