Redmi 8 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Kernel Source code released]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8 smartphone in India running MIUI 10.3 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in a month.

This post will help our readers in keeping track of MIUI updates for Redmi 8 (codename ‘olivein’), also check out our Redmi 8 content,

MIUI Updates rolled out for the smartphone:

  • [Nov 15, 2019]: Xiaomi has released Android Pie based Kernel Sources for the Redmi 8 (‘olive’).
  • [Nov 8, 2019]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 11 Stable with October security patch. The update weighs around 600 MBs in size and brings MIUI 11 features such as New Minimalistic Design, Quick Replies, New Dynamic Sound Effects, Mi Share, Floating Calculator, Updated Mi File Manager, Steps Trackers and more to Redmi 8, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 11 features. [Download Link]
  • [Nov 7, 2019]: Xiaomi announces MIUI 11 Global Stable Beta testing for devices including Redmi 8.
  • [Oct 22, 2019]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI with September security patch, the update weighs around 459 MBs in size. [Download Link]
  • [Oct 16, 2019]: Redmi 8 will get MIUI 11 update in late November, confirms Xiaomi.

The Redmi 8 comes in Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red and Onyx Black colors, is priced at Rs. 7999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and Rs. 8999 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version.

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Author: Arpit Porwal

Coming from the Mathematics research background, Arpit keeps an eye on MIUI and Xiaomi products and uses Redmi K20 Pro as his daily driver. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.