Xiaomi POCOPHONE F1

Poco F1 (Pocophone F1) is receiving a new MIUI 9 update with build number 9.6.18.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It comes with some new features and optimizations.

Poco is the sub-brand of Xiaomi and Poco F1 is the first smartphone launched under this new company in August 2018. Some users reported that the handset in India comes with few bugs such as Idea SIM not detecting and Asphalt 9 Legends issue.

Both these issues are now fixed.

Xiaomi Poco F1 MIUI 9.6.18.0 Update
Xiaomi Poco F1 MIUI 9.6.18.0 Update (courtesy XDA Developers)

The new update is based on Android 8.1 Oreo, so it’ll not make any changes in the OS version, but it comes with improved camera processing and the addition of AOSP navigation buttons. Below is the changelog.

  • Users can uninstall Mi Roaming application
  • 3rd party app launch fix
  • Virtual buttons fix
  • Optimised camera launching process and image processing
  • Streamlined dual-mic recording process

How to Install Update on Poco F1

The update on Poco F1 is rolling out over-the-air so it might take some time to land on your device. You can manually check the update by going to Settings > About Phone > System Update > Check for Updates.