Xiaomi has started working on Android 9 Pie for its Mi MIX 2S handset but in the meanwhile, Android 9.0 Pie (GSI) is available to download for Redmi Note 5 / Redmi 5 Plus. It is a ported GSI of Android Pie and can be installed on Xiaomi devices using the project treble 8.1.
Google announced the final version of Android 9 Pie a few days back and now officially rolling out on Google Pixel, Nexus and Essential Phone. The update comes with several new features and improvements over the Android 8 Oreo.
The Redmi Note 5, which is launched in China as Redmi Note 5 Plus is one of the most popular phones of Xiaomi in India which was launched along with the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Note 5 has a 5.99-inches display, driven by a by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 and comes in 4GB of RAM.
Install Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Redmi Note 5/ Note 5 Plus
Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Redmi Note 5 / Redmi 5 Plus is possible because the handset supports Project Treble which helps third-party developers to port the latest OS. This was made available via XiaomiAdvices website.
Installing the Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Redmi Note 5 / Redmi 5 Plus is a detailed process and requires technical knowledge. So if you think you are OK to go then follow the guide closely given in the source below.