Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A are receiving the MIUI 12 update in several countries
In recent times, Xiaomi is launching the update MIUI 12 for their oldest and affordable smartphones. The redmi 7A started receiving this update recently and now his successor redmi 8A along with redmi 8 have also begun to receive it. The update is currently taking place for several regions of these smartphones at the same time.
The redmi 8 and redmi 8A were released with MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 (sbp) such as redmi 7A. These smartphones were later upgraded to MIUI 11 and Android 10. Now, it’s time to start receiving the update for MIUI 12 as well.
That said, the update MIUI 12 is currently underway for the following variants of redmi 8.
- Global: V22.214.171.124.QCNMIXM
- Europe: V126.96.36.199.QCNEUXM
- Russia: V188.8.131.52.QCNRUXM
Likewise, the MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8A is available in the following regions from now on.
- China: V184.108.40.206.QCPCNXM
- Europe: V220.127.116.11.QCPEUXM
All the builds mentioned above are in the Beta Stable phase, except for the one destined to the Global variant of Redmi 8. This is because the update was sent for this version last December. Besides, we expect more variants to receive the update, especially India, shortly.
The MIUI 12 is the last major update for the smartphone redmi 8 and redmi 8A. These devices can receive the MIUI 12.5 this year, but will not receive the Android 11.
The Redmi 8 and 8A have similarly designed polycarbonate bodies. These phones come with P2i nano-coating for splash resistance. The phone redmi 8 and 8A have screens IPS LCD of 6.22 inches that offer a ratio of 19: 9 and HD + resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. The screens of the two phones are protected by Gorilla Glass 5. These devices measure 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm and weigh 188 grams.
The Android 9 operating system with MIUI 10 is available pre-installed on the Redmi 8 smartphone series. The modest Snapdragon 439 chipset that powered the Redmi 7A is also inside the Redmi 8A and Redmi 8 smartphones. Both phones are equipped with a huge battery of 5,000 mAh capacity. These basic devices support 18W fast charging via USB-C. The sales box for these devices also includes a 10W charger.
The rear panel of the Redmi 8A has a single camera. The sensor is the 12-megapixel Sony IMX363, which is also found on some of the older phones, such as Xiaomi Poco F1, Google Pixel 3, and Vivo iQOO. The Redmi 8 has a dual-camera system at the rear. The Sony IMX363 main sensor of 12 megapixels is aided with a depth sensor of 2 megapixels. To take selfies, the Redmi 8 series is equipped with an 8-megapixel camera and AI.
The Redmi 8 has a fingerprint scanner below its dual-camera system. This feature is not available on Redmi 8A. Other common features available on Redmi 8 and 8A include IR blaster, wireless FM radio, support for dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and 3.5mm audio input.