“The Xiaomi Mi A1 was first spotted running Android 9.0 Pie almost two months back”
Xiaomi’s Mi A1 has finally started receiving the Android 9.0 Pie update after days of beta testing. The smartphone was launched last September running Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. Xiaomi had launched a beta update of Android Pie on the smartphone just a few days back. The latest update is 1074MB in size and according to users, has already rolled out to some Mi A1 devices, while it’s being expected to roll out to the remaining devices soon.
The Mi A1 was Xiaomi’s first Android One device, meant to receive stock Android experience along with speedier software updates. According to the changelog posted by a user, the update brings features like adaptive battery and brightness, new and easy gesture-based navigation system, FM radio, and apps recommendation based on user activity. The update also brings digital wellbeing with action recommendation based on your activities on the smartphone.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 was launched in September last year as the brand’s first dual camera and Android One smartphone. The device sports two 12MP cameras on the rear and a 5MP front camera. The Mi A1 features a 5.5-inch full HD display and flaunts a premium metal unibody design with a fingerprint sensor on the rear. The smartphone is fueled by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage, which is expandable up to 128GB using a MicroSD card. The Mi A1 runs on a 3,080mAh battery.
The smartphone was discontinued by the company in April this year, and its successor, the Mi A2 was launched shortly after. The Android 9.0 Pie update will be rolled across all Mi A1 devices in the next couple of days.