Xiaomi has started rolling out Android 10 update to the Redmi 8A without the MIUI 12 in India. The smartphone was launched with Android 9-based MIUI 11, and it was in line to receive the Android 10 update since launch. Xiaomi had promised the update soon, but it never came. Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?
Now as reported by PiunikaWeb, the Xiaomi Redmi 8A Android 10 update is rolling out with MIUI 11 in India. The same update was rolled out in China late last month, and it followed release for global and European units. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Asus VivoBook 14, and more
In India, the stable Android 10 update for Redmi 8A comes with version number 126.96.36.199.QCPINXM. The OTA package is around 1.6GB, and it is likely that not everyone will get the update in one go. The update is likely to rollout in phased manner. That said, the update brings along the August 2020 security patch. Also Read - Friendship Day gifting ideas for your young tech-savvy besties under Rs 5,000
Xiaomi Redmi 8A: features, specifications
The Redmi 8A flaunts a 6.22-inch IPS LCD screen with HD+ (720×1520 pixels) resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The device also features a single-camera setup at the back that includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. At the front, it has an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
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The Redmi 8A has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC and Adreno 505 GPU. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with dual-sim support. In connectivity, the smartphone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 4G LTE, and a USB Type-C port for 18W fast-charging.
|Features||Xiaomi Redmi 8A|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC|
|OS||Android 9 Pie with MIUI|
|Display||6.22-inch HD+-720 x 1520 pixels|
|Internal Memory||2GB RAM with 32GB storage|