Xiaomi revealed the MIUI 11 user interface a couple of weeks ago at an event in China. And during the announcement, the brand unveiled the rollout time table for the software. According to which, the Poco F1 should get the MIUI 11 between 22nd October and 31st October. As scheduled, the Poco F1 has started receiving the MIUI 11 user interface, at least according to a few user reports on MIUI forums. The brand is yet to announce the MIUI 11 rollout for the Poco F1 officially.
The update package is 1.8GB in size, and it comes bearing the build number MIUI V188.8.131.52.PRJMIXM. This new software is based on the Android 9 Pie operating system, and it packs all the key features of the MIUI 11, including an all-new user interface, Sounds of Nature, Mi Share, all-new Mi Doc Viewer, and Game Speed Booster. The update also brings Google’s Security Patch for October.
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Xiaomi seems to be rolling out the update in a phased manner. Therefore, the update might take some time to reach all the Poco F1 devices. To check for the update, go to Settings > About phone > System Update, and click on ‘Check for updates.’ It is worth mentioning that we haven’t received the update on our Poco F1. We will let you know as soon as we do, and update the article with the complete changelog. Although the update that is being rolled out is stable, and it might not have any major bugs, you should backup your smartphone before updating, just in case anything goes wrong.
As for the Poco F1, its currently being sold in the Indian market for INR 14,999 for the 6GB + 64GB variant, INR 15,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant, and INR 18,999 for the 8GB + 256GB variant. The brand hasn’t yet announced the successor to the Poco F1, and various industry sources suggest that Xiaomi might discontinue the Poco brand altogether.