Redmi Note 5

The new year has started and there is some good news for the users of some Redmi devices. Android 9 Pie update is said to arrive this Q1 for Redmi 6X, Redmi Note 5 (Redmi Note 5 Pro in India), Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi S2.

Posted on MIUI Forum (via XDA Developers), the beta testing recruitment is already live and expected to be ready within Q1. However, we still can’t confirm the timeline as the testing may extend.

There are several Xiaomi phones have received the Android Pie update with MIUi 10 and some are under process. Last month, Xiaomi MI A1 started receiving the Pie update.

Xiaomi phones run on the company’s MIUI skin, so there are MIUI update and Android OS update. The latest MIUI version is MIUI 10. A couple of days back, we reported that Xiaomi has started working on MIUI 11.

Xiaomi has already pushed the MIUI 10 stable update to a number of devices including high-end and budget. Since September 2018, over 40 Mi and Redmi phones have received the stable version of MIUI 10.

We are keeping an eye on the news and will update for the same. So stay tuned.