Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, the best-selling mid-range smartphone from the Chinese company, is receiving a new MIUI 9 update. The MIUI 9.6.4 update based on Android 8.1 Oreo for the smartphone brings the August security patch. The announcement is particularly important considering the delayed nature of these security updates for devices from these Chinese smartphone makers.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 9.6.4 Update: All you need to know
Apart from the latest security patch, the MIUI 9.6.4 update also brings few feature enhancements to the smartphone and adds new functionalities. Here is a look at all the new features being added to the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
The update currently being released in a staged manner for the smartphone weighs around 177MB in download size and brings the August security patch. The update also brings support for aptX codec, a Qualcomm-designed adaptive codec that promises to improve Bluetooth audio transmission and deliver high definition audio wirelessly. As spotted by MySmartPrice, the update also brings a number of other fixes and changes to the smartphone.
The update to MIUI 9.6.4 fixes the issue where Redmi Note 5 Pro users complained about battery draining faster on Wi-Fi. The issue was observed after the release of previous MIUI 9 update and it is being fixed now. The update also fixes the lag in the navigation bar. The new version of MIUI 9 also removes the Mi Roaming app as Xiaomi tries to limit issues caused by the application.
The update does address some of the issues already being reported by Redmi Note 5 Pro users. However, Xiaomi is yet to issue a fix for the issue with the zoom feature within the camera app. The update also does not add any new features from the global version of MIUI 10. If you have a Redmi Note 5 Pro then you can manually check for the update by heading to Settings > About Phone > System Update > Check for Updates.
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To recall, the Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched in March as the successor to last year’s Redmi Note 4. It features a 6-inch Full HD+ display, 4GB or 6GB of RAM, 64GB internal storage and Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. The smartphone features dual rear camera setup comprising of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors and a 20-megapixel selfie camera. The base model starts at Rs 14,999 while the premium version is priced at Rs 16,999.