MIUI 12 recently released a couple of days back and Xiaomi announced that it will provide an update to 43 Xiaomi smartphones, and in that list, interestingly, the one-year-old Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is also present and updated to Android 10 OS. Down below you can grab the links:
*We will update this page once the stable ROMs and the Global ROM releases. So do check back after some time.*
Note: If you are planning to install MIUI 12 China Beta or Stable ROM for your Xiaomi device, remember that it doesn’t have Google services.
Do check this list to find if your phone is in the MIUI 12 China Beta/Stable ROM supported device list. Moreover, you can see all the phones which have the beta ROM available to download.
How to Install the Downloaded MIUI 12 China Internal Beta ROM For Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 based on Android 10
For accounts with test permissions, you can directly place the .zip file in the built-in storage and then move to the phone storage in the root directory. You can place the ROM on “download_rom” folder
Enter “Settings>>>My Device>>>System Update”
Click on the upper right option
Click on “Manually select the installation package” and then select the zip package
Wait for the installation to finish
About Redmi Note 8
Released on August 29, 2019, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is the first phone of the independent sub-brand ‘Redmi’. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (11nm) processor coupled with 3/4/6GB RAM and 32/64/128GB ROM. Moreover, it also has the dedicated SD slot along with the Dual-SIM slot. Retaining the traditions, the 3.5mm audio jack is also present as well as the latest type-C micro USB interface.
One of the selling points of the phone is the 48MP Quad rear camera. Meanwhile, on the front is the 13MP selfie shooter. The battery life of Redmi Note 8 is incredible which is 4000mAh and surprisingly despite being a budget-friendly phone it has 16W fast charging.
On the front is the glorious 6.3-inch waterdrop LCD IPS display with a FHD+ resolution. It is protected by Gorilla Glass Protection 5 on both sides, the front and the back. In terms of built quality it molds from glass back + plastic frame built, slightly cheap but still excellent for the price. Previously, the phone was running on MIUI 11 Android 9 but is planning to move to MIUI 12 Android 10 version.
MIUI 12 Features:
Redmi Note 8 Pro running on MIUI 12 enjoys these new features:
All new super wallpapers (Mars, Earth)
New unlock, charging, locked, home screen effects
Major Update: Incredible new animation effects of icons, status, notification bar, pop-ups
New Smart Screen Gestures
New privacy features
Dark Mode 2.0
Improved Dynamic Weather App
XiaoAI voice assistant is now calling assistant
Improved AI app behavior
MIUI system has 310 million monthly active users by now and it has been the UI of Xiaomi phones for more than 10 years now. Xiaomi claims that software is the soul of smartphones, and it is more important than hardware to some extent. Today, we have the Xiaomi’s 10-year dreamwork ‘MIUI 12’ with us.