Latest Mi 8 Pro update arrives with September security patch (Download link inside)

Xiaomi is one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in the world and particularly in India. It has grown leaps and bounds and has captured the mid-range and upper mid-range segment. 

All thanks to the featureful devices that the company offers and its huge portfolio of brilliant smartphones, Xiaomi crossed the mark of selling 100 million smartphones in a span of five years in India. Confirming this, VP and MD of Xiaomi, Manu Kumar Jain tweeted:

Besides, according to a report by Canalys, for straight 8th quarter, Xiaomi remains on top in terms of shipment by brands in India. It shipped over 10.3 million smartphones in the Q2 of 2019. 

Indeed this year has been very good for the Chinese smartphone manufacturer and keeping up with this positivity, Xiaomi has rolled out the latest September 2019 security update for the Mi 8 Pro smartphone. However, apart from the latest security patch, the update does not seem to bring in ay other feature to your device.

The Mi 8 Pro was announced on September 2018 and is powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset. It is paired with 6/8GB of RAM and has an internal capacity of 128GB. In the display department, it packs in a 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display. Under the hood, the device has a 3000 mAh battery and runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. 

Mi 8 Pro sports a dual-camera setup at the back with 12MP+12MP and a 20MP selfie camera. The smartphone also sports an in-display fingerprint scanner and also supports fast charging 18W (Quick Charge 4).

Talking about the update, it carries the version number V10.3.6.0.PECMIXM and weighs around 1.8GB which will be quite a load on your mobile or WiFi connection. So, make sure that you download it on a stable internet connection.

Below is the official changelog of the update received on the Mi 8 Pro smartphone:

Changelog:

System

  • Updated Android Security Patch to September 2019.
  • Increased system security.

Note that the update will be rolled out in batches and will take some time to reach to your device. However, if you want to get rid of the waiting time and install the new update right away, then you can download the update package “.zip” file from the below link:

  • Device: Mi 8 Pro
  • Codename: equuleus
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version: V10.2.7.0.OCLINXM
  • Android: 8.1
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: f192219ab10d23c5c0fbb43c4d135ed1

Once you have downloaded the update from the above link, go to Settings>>About Phone>>System update>>press the MIUI version logo 10 times>> tap on the three-dot icon at the top right corner and select Choose update package. Locate the update package on your internal folder and select the file to update manually.

Previously we have also reported that the Mi 8 Pro received the July 2019 security patch based on MIUI 10.3.5 and this update is also very similar to it and bumps the MIUI version to v10.3.6.

Happy Installing!

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