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


Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8A 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 8A (codename ‘olivelitein’), also check out our Redmi 8A content,

MIUI Updates rolled out for the smartphone:

  • [Nov 15, 2019]: Xiaomi has released Android Pie based Kernel Sources for the Redmi 8A.
  • [Nov 8, 2019]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 11 Stable 11.0.1.0.PCPINXM, the update weighs around 544 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 8A, 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 8A.
  • [Oct 22, 2019]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10.3.3.0.PCPINXM with September security patch, the update weighs around 343 MBs in size. [Download Link]
  • [Oct 16, 2019]: Redmi 8A will get MIUI 11 update in late November, confirms Xiaomi.

The Redmi 8A comes in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Sunset Red colors, is priced at Rs. 6499 for the 2GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version costs Rs. 6999.

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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.