Xiaomi rolled Android 8.0 Oreo for the Mi A1 smartphones in December last year, however, the brand pulled down the update due to various bugs. Now, the company has finally resumed the Oreo update for the Mi A1 devices.
The latest update carries version number OPR1.170623.026.8.1.10 and it brings the latest January security patch along with some major bug fixes. Xiaomi has started rolling out the update via OTA (over the air) and users can go to Settings > About Phone > System Updates to check for the latest update.
For those who have already installed the previous Oreo update will receive a file of around 89 MB, while Mi A1 users still running Android Nougat will receive that will be of approximately 1222MB in size.
Coming to bug fixes, the latest update brings a host of improvements including DND volume problem, Bluetooth battery drainage, phone freeze, wrong rapid charging message, unresponsive of Google dialler app and more. The update also brings new gesture features for fingerprint sensor.
Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi A1 has received a permanent price cut of Rs 1,000. The device was launched at Rs 14,999 and is now available for Rs 1,000 less. So now after the price cut, Xiaomi Mi A1 retails at Rs 13,999 on Flipkart and Mi.com.
Talking about Xiaomi Mi A1, this is the company’s first Android One smartphone, which is developed in partnership with Google. The phone also comes with Google Assistant. The phone comes with Google Photos free unlimited high-quality storage. This means the photo clicked through Mi camera app, will be saved in automatically on Google Photos in high quality.