After rolling out the MIUI 11 update to Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A smartphones yesterday, Xiaomi has now rolled the MIUI 11 update to Redmi 8A as well. The update brings new features along with the latest security patch to Redmi 8A.
Redmi 8A is getting the update with version number MIUI 220.127.116.11.PCPINXM and the update weighs about 544MB. The MIUI 11 update also brings along the October 2019 Android security patch to Redmi 8A.
MIUI 11 brings features like a new minimalistic design, new dynamic sound effects inspired by the sounds of nature including animal, water and fire noises, updated Mi File Manager app, Steps Tracker, Wallpaper Carousel, and even a Floating Calculator. There’s also a new Mi Share file transfer tool and Mi Doc Viewer. It also brings continuous swipe for an additional menu in Game Turbo and a home screen shortcut inside the mode.
Redmi 8A recently went on open sale in India. Redmi 8A comes in two variants – 2GB+32GB and 3GB+32GB priced at Rs 6,499 and Rs 6,999 respectively. The phone comes inMidnight Black, Ocean Blue and Sunset Red colours.
Redmi 8A features a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels. It is powered by a 2.0GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 439 processor coupled with upto 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The device comes loaded with a single 12-megapixel AI rear camera featuring Sony IMX363 sensor with an LED flash and an 8-megapixel AI sensor on the front for selfies. The phone doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor but it comes with AI face unlock feature. The phone runs Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box. Redmi 8A comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support and Type C support.