There is finally some great news for owners of the POCO F1. Xiaomi has revealed that the MIUI 10 official release for the smartphone will begin next week. Xiaomi had released the MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM for the POCO F1 last month. Additionally, the company also confirmed that the PUBG Mobile compatibility issues have been fixed on the POCO F1. POCOPHONE F1 owners, however, will need to wait slightly longer, although the PUBG Mobile team is working on rolling out a fix for the device as soon as possible.
POCO F1 PUBG Mobile Issue Fixed, MIUI 10 Stable Rollout to Commence Next Week
If you own a POCO F1 (review), you would be aware that PUBG Mobile had some compatibility issues with the smartphone. When playing the game, the display notch would cover some of the content, which proved to quite annoying for users of the smartphone. Fortunately, however, the issue has been solved for the POCO F1 sold in India. While the issue still persists on the POCOPHONE F1, Xiaomi has assured that a fix is underway. Apart from the issue with PUBG Mobile, Xiaomi has also provided a few updates on some of the other issues that owners of the smartphone have been facing.
As reported by many users, Asphalt 8 and 9 are shown to be incompatible with the POCO F1 on the Play Store. Xiaomi has said that it had a meeting with the Gameloft team this past week and expects the issue to be solved soon. As for the Android Auto issues, Xiaomi has said that the issue is currently being analyzed and that it will focus on following up this issue with Google. POCO F1 owners waiting for Widevine L1 support will have to wait longer, however, as Xiaomi expects to release the beta before the end of the year.
Xiaomi POCO F1 Stable MIUI 10 Update Expected to Fix Multiple Issues, Add New Features
The MIUI 10 stable update is expected to fix many of the major issues plaguing the POCO F1. After beta testing the fix for the “OK Google” issue on the POCO F1, Xiaomi plans to release the fix in the official version arriving next week. Many POCO F1 owners have also reported that they do not see any app icons for incoming notifications. This issue has been solved in the MIUI 10 Global 8.10.17 beta version, so you can expect the fix to be included in the stable MIUI 10 update. The POCO launcher is expected to gain some new options as well. Xiaomi will be releasing a new version of the POCO Launcher on the Play Store next week, allowing users to customize app icon size and desktop grid. In the near future, POCO F1 owners can look forward to a new dark mode for the app drawer on the POCO Launcher. The Xiaomi developer team is also working on adding 4K 60fps video recording capability to the POCO F1. While it will not be available with the stable MIUI 10 update that will begin rolling out next week, Xiaomi claims the feature will be released very soon.
The POCO F1 is expected to receive the Android 9 Pie update as well by the end of the year, although Xiaomi has not confirmed a more specific timeframe yet. If you can’t wait to try out Android Pie on your POCO F1, you can check out the Pie-based Pixel Experience ROM.