After some waiting, xiaomi Mi A1 finally started getting Android 8.0 Oreo. The smartphone was launched in September last year with Android 7.1.2 Nougat under Google’s Android One program. And Xiaomi Mi A1 was promised to receive Android oreo updates by the end of 2017. The new Android version is rolling out over-the-air updates.
According to the information given on the Official Post of the MiUI Forum of xiaomi, the user will need to install software version 7.12.19 in their Mi-A1 device and after that, they will get OTA updates for Android oreo (version 7.12.29). The size of the update is 1107.4 MB and with several other features, it also includes December Android Security Patch.
Includes Picture-in-Picture mode, new Notification Dot, Background Limit, Auto-fill, and Smart Text Selection, with the Android 8.0 oreo update in xiaomi Me A1 . In addition, xiaomi has also improved improvements such as adaptive app icons and even faster boot experience. You can check the availability of Android 8.0 oreo updates by going to Settings> Software updates on the A1 device.
It is worth mentioning that the xiaomi I A1 smartphone is the first device of the series, which has received the Android oreo update. The company of Bijigaon announced last month the feedback on beta testers about new updates.
Along with Android oreo, xiaomi Mi A1 has now become an attractive option in less than 15,000 categories. xiaomi Mei A1 has a 5.5-inch full-HD display, which contains the protection of 2.5 de-corning Gorilla Glass. It has the Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. Mi A1 comes with hybrid dual sim design. If you do not use MicroSD card, then two nano-SIM will be able to apply. You will get two sensors of 12 megapixels. Wide angle lens with an F 2.2 aperture and the second F-2.6 aperture telephoto lens. Due to telephoto lenses, you will also get a 2x optical zoom which is worth considering. The camera app also has portrait mode for Bokeh effects like iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5. I have been given a 5-megapixel camera on the front panel of A1, which comes with real-time beautification.
The A1 has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3.5mm audio jacks with 4G VoLTE. Its battery is 3080 mAh. Xioami M A1 has given accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer and proximity sensors. The dimensions of the smartphone are 155.4×75.8×7.3 millimeters and weighing 168 grams The phone has 64 GB initial storage which can be increased by up to 128 GB via microSD card.
xiaomi launched the phone in India for Rs 14,999. But after the cut last month, the phone has now been made available for Rs 13,999. This phone comes in four color variants Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Special Edition Red.