Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is now getting the Android 9.0 Pie update based on MIUI 10 8.9.20. It also comes with new features and system improvements.

Some of the added features in the latest Mi 8 Explorer Edition update includes optimization of the notification bar, play HDR videos from YouTube and Google Play Movies, app installation is fast and the battery life is also improved.

Specifications of Mi 8 Explorer Edition

The Mi 8 Explorer Edition was launched in May 2018 and is the first handset from Xiaomi to come with transparent back cover much like the HTC U12+.

  • Display – 6.21-inch Full HD+
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core
  • RAM – 8GB
  • Storage – 128GB (expandable)
  • Rear Camera – Dual 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel
  • Front Camera – 20-megapixel
  • Battery – 3,000mAh
  • Connectivity – 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Right now, the Android Pie update is released in China, but we can expect it to be released in the global variants as well.