Xiaomi launched the Redmi 5A a year ago running MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. As per an official announcement, Redmi 5A is eligible for Android Oreo update, the device has already been updated to Oreo with MIUI China Beta ROM update last week. MIUI Global Beta ROM for Redmi 5A is not released for past couple of weeks and we are expecting Android Oreo based MIUI Global Beta ROM to be released soon. The company started rolling out MIUI 10 Stable for Redmi Note 4 couple of days ago, and today it has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM for Redmi 5A.
The new update comes as MIUI 10.1.1.0.NCKMIFI and is 271 MB in size but it is based on Android 7.1 (Nougat). Xiaomi has not updated the Android security patch on Redmi 5A and it runs on July, 2018 security patch. MIUI 10 brings major changes like Full-screen gestures, Redesigned Notification Panel, Redesigned Volume Sliders, Improved multitasking management, natural sound system, and a lot more, for more details on MIUI 10 refer to this post.
You can download the recovery ROM here and flash it using the recovery method or download the fastboot ROM here and flash it using the fastboot method. Redmi 5A was kept in the second batch of devices along with Redmi Note 4 to receive MIUI 10 Global Stable update in India, and other devices from the second batch are also expected to receive MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM update soon. Check out the changelog below,
Designed for full screen experience
All-new UI is tailored for full screen devices and lets the content take the front stage (New design looks fresh and clean on older devices too)
Natural sound system
You won’t get tired of natural and ever-changing sounds of the new MIUI.
We simplified system sounds and applied smart filters, so you’ll hear something only when you need to.
Ambient sounds of the forest, beach, drizzle, stove fire and summer night will help you to relax and focus on what’s important.
Other improvements and optimizations
AI brings Portrait mode to single camera devices! Blur the background on your portrait shots and look as gorgeous as you feel.
Other system apps (including Clock and Note) got a major revamp too.