The Xiaomi Mi A1 began to receive the Android 9.0 Pie stable update. The world’s first smartphone to be sold with Android One is receiving an update that allows users to take advantage of all the functionality of the latest version of Google’s operating system can provide.
Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 9.0 Pie update weighs 1.074GB and comes with several new features that are listed in the changelog, including FM Radio that was not available in the previous version as well as gesture navigations that have been improved.
One of the Bangladeshi users shared several images with the Androguider website on how the device stayed after the update, but there is still no further details when the Android Pie will reach devices sold in other countries, but it is believed to be between the end of this year or the first month of 2019.
To find out if your smartphone already has the update available or not, just go to Settings > Software updates > Check for Updates and check if there is already a possibility to download the file for the update via OTA.
The changelog also specifies that the latest software update brings a bunch of core Android Pie features, including Adaptive Battery and Brightness as well as dual 4G VoLTE. Notably, this may be a beta stable update, Xiaomi’s term for a soak test that rolls out the update to a few users to iron out bugs before a general release. This information comes from an MIUI Forum post by a moderator, who reveals the build number to be PKQ1.180917.001 (V10.0.2.0.PDHMIFK).
The Xiaomi Mi A1 was launched back in September last year with Android 7.1.2 Nougat, now priced at $187.98 / £192.47. It features a 5.99-inch FHD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB / 128GB of native storage options. It has a dual rear camera setup that includes a 12MP sensor and a 20MP secondary sensor. For selfies, there is a 20MP sensor and packs a 3010mAh battery.