Five Xiaomi smartphones is now receiving Android 10
The devices in question are the Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi 8 Pro, Mi 8 SE, Mi 9 SE, and Mi 9 Lite. This information has been revealed by the company’s official website.
In fact, if you’re not willing to wait for the update to arrive to your phone over the air, you can download it manually, and install it this way. Click here if you’d like to do that. For most users, though, waiting for the update to arrive on its own is a far better idea, of course.
Now, Xiaomi’s iteration of Android 10 is a bit different than you’d get on phones with lighter skins. Don’t get us wrong, MIUI has managed to become a great Android skin, but it’s a bit different.
Still, MIUI is much less different now that it was several iterations ago. Xiaomi moved it closer to regular Android, and that made all the difference. It’s also really well optimized now.
Do note that Xiaomi doesn’t really base its new features on versions of Android, but rather on versions of MIUI. All of these phones are already running Android 9 Pie with MIUI 11 on top, so Android 10 won’t bring that many changes.
The devices mentioned here are actually mid-range offerings from the company. All of them are solid phones, though, and it’s nice to see that Xiaomi is updating its mid-range lineup.
More devices are expected to follow
This time around, Android 10 arrive to five Xiaomi smartphones, but more are expected to follow in the coming months. All of the company’s higher-end phones already received the update, more or less.
That being said, all the phones that Xiaomi announced recently do come with Android 10 out of the box. The same goes for MIUI 11. The latest ones are from the Xiaomi Mi 10 series.
Xiaomi announced three phones quite recently, the Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi 10 Lite. All three of these phones support 5G, and the company announced their global variants as well.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are the company’s new flagships, while the Mi 10 Lite is a new mid-range smartphone. The Mi 10 Lite does come with 5G support, and it’s priced at €349.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are considerably more expensive, though. The Mi 10 Lite will probably