Android 9.0 Pie on Redmi 4 Prime

Just like the Xiaomi Mi A1 which got the Android Pie GSi because it supports Project Treble, now the Redmi 4 Prime also getting the Android Pie 9.0 GSI (Generic System image).

Currently, the Google Pixel 3/3XL, Pixel 2/2XL and the Essential Phone are getting the official Android 9.0 Pie update. Nokia 7 is currently under the Android Pie beta update and a majority of other devices are getting the Pie ROM unofficially.

The new version of Android OS comes with improved features and security as compared to the Oreo update.

As mentioned, a majority of devices have started getting ported Android Pie because they support Project Treble. The Project Treble was launched by Google for OEMs to port newer Android versions to their devices.

But third-party developers took it for Custom ROM developments and the result is now before us.

Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Redmi 4 Prime (markw)

As mentioned earlier, the Redmi 4 Prime supports Project Treble so its owners can now download and install the Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Redmi 4 Prime. The ROM has been ported from Google Pixel XL(marlin) with the help of project treble.

There are some bugs in the ported Android Pie on Redmi 4 Prime listed below:

  • Camera not working, even when enabling HAL3 manually from build.prop
  • Notification LED not working (LED is working only when charging)
  • Double Tap To Wake not working.

If you want to install Android Pie on Redmi Note 4 Prime then follow the instructions in the source below.



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