This week we got to know which of the Xiaomi smartphones are getting an update to Android Pie in the near future and among them was the Redmi 6 Pro, which was listed for internal testing of the software update. Xiaomi has now started rolling out the Android Pie update on the Redmi 6 Pro and the update is available through a beta package.
The update shifts the build version to MIUI 188.8.131.52 beta on the Redmi 6 Pro and the news comes directly from Xiaomi on MIUI forum. Along with features from Android Pie, the Redmi 6 Pro is now enabled with Dual 4G VoLTE support allowing users to dial or receive VoLTE calls or use 4G on both SIMs of the device.
The latest update to Redmi 6 Pro can be installed on any non-rooted smartphone with a locked bootloader and can be done by flashing the Recovery ROM through the updated app on their phone. Xiaomi has confirmed that the update can be accessed by general users and not just beta testers. Judging my Xiaomi’s confidence about the beta update, it’s highly likely that the phone will soon get a stable update to Android 9 Pie.
To recall, Xiaomi announced the Redmi 6 Pro last year and the device is still selling hot for a starting price of Rs 8,999. The company has now also announced that it has started internal testing of Android Pie on the phone, meaning the device will soon get an update to Google’s latest mobile OS. To recall, the Redmi 6 Pro has a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio.
The Redmi 6 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, Adreno 506 GPU and 4,000mAh battery. For storage, it has 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage with expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) It has a dual rear camera with a combination of 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor for selfies.