Xiaomi has started rolling out a new feature update to its smartphones. This new update is called MIUI 11 Global update. The Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A is likely to receive MIUI 11 update in India starting November 13, have already started receiving Xiaomi’s newest custom Android skin in the country.
The new firmware for both smartphones sports version number 126.96.36.199.PCPINXM, but the build for Redmi 8 weighs 600MB in size while the build for the Redmi 8A comes at 544MB.
The MIUI 11 update is still based on Android Pie instead of Android 10 and comes with the October 2019 security patch.
However, it does bring in new UI to the Redmi 8 series along with a system-wide dark mode, new natural sounds and alarm ringtones, and a new quick replies feature.