Xiaomi Mi 5 Now Receiving MIUI 9 Android Oreo beta Update

Recently Xiaomi rolled out the stable Android Oreo MIUI ROM for the Xiaomi Mi 6 and now being consistent in providing the latest Android Oreo update for its devices, Xiaomi is rolling out Android Oreo update to the Xiaomi Mi 5. The company’s latest MIUI Global Beta update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo and includes the February security patch. The update is rolling out via OTA and might take some time to hit all the devices.

Here is the brief changelog from the update:

  • Android 8.0 Oreo Update
  • Fix – Voice is low during call [02-12]
  • Fix – The contents of the notification bar are covered by the black area [02-12]
  • Fix – Saved contacts are shown as numbers in call log [02-12]
  • Fix – Mobile phone random reboot when using MI mover and MI drop [02-27]
  • Fix – Missing Titles for ‘Bookmark’ & ‘Manage Downloads’ for Text Size M [02-27]
  • Fix – Colored notifications don’t display correctly [02-27]

In order to install the update, users will need to flash the Oreo-based ROM manually or they can download the Fastboot ROM to flash it via fastboot. The users are warned that as this is an MIUI Beta Build, so might be followed by a couple of bugs that might make the smartphone unstable for use.

Recalling the specifications of the device, this flagship phone for 2016 features a 5.15-inch FHD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution which is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64/128GB powered the Mi 5.

For optics, it has a 16MP primary camera and it is fueled by a 3000mAh battery. The device shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, after that it has been updated to Android 7.0 Nougat and now finally it is receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo. Stay tuned for further updates.


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