Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite MIUI 11 update re-released, no sign of Android 10 yet (Download links inside)
Xiaomi is keeping up with the pace of rolling out the latest MIUI 11 update for its compatible devices. Notably, the phones do not require to be running on Android 10 for getting MIUI 11.
Moreover, a lot of Xiaomi devices have already been served with the 11th iteration of MIUI in different regions. And in a recent development, Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (aka Mi CC9 in China) is getting MIUI 11 updates that tags along October security patch.
But this new update, which is being pushed for global as well as European models of the Mi 9 Lite, bumps the security patch level to October 2019.
It carries version number V18.104.22.168.PFCMIXM for global MIUI release while the EEA release gets V22.214.171.124.PFCEUXM. Note that this new update is still based on Android 9 Pie and there is no signs of Android 10 update.
Below is the official changelog and the screenshot of the update announcement for Mi 9 Lite below:
Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
– Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the system where nothing stands between you and the content
– Always-on display now comes with gorgeous dynamic themes. Essential information is displayed on your screen 24/7.
– Personalize your device with a unique signature
– Keep your screen alive with our amazing special effects
Sounds of nature
– Wake up to the gentle sounds of nature with our new alarm ringtones
– Notification sounds won’t make you tired. Now, they keep changing dynamically, just like nature does.
– Transfer files from phone to phone at breakneck speeds
– Preview your documents before you open them
– Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
– Print photos and files directly from your phone without installing any additional apps
– Tasks. Manage and edit your tasks in the Notes app. Receive timely notifications and mark things done.
– Quick replies. Reply to messages from any app.
– Game Turbo. Turn your device into an ultimate gaming console.
– New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
– Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
– Updated Android Security Patch to October 2019. Increased system security.
Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
– New: More clock formats for Always-on display
– New: Different options for hiding the notch
– Optimization: Calendar icon on the turned off screen
– Optimization: Improved UI and layouts for selecting items that are displayed on the turned off screen
– Optimization: In-screen fingerprint scanner’s response
– Fix: Fingerprint icon wasn’t always displayed on the Lock screen
– New: You can swipe down to view more shortcuts now
– Optimization: All-new design and UI
Game speed booster
– New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
– New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
– Refreshed start page of Game Turbo
– Auto brightness, screenshot gestures, and Reading mode can be turned off automatically when Game Turbo is on
– A major upgrade for the toolbox in Game Turbo: autoplay and switching between data SIM cards are available now
Besides, the update for both global and European versions will be pushed via OTA in batches and will take some time in hitting all the devices. Though you can head to the below section for downloading the update package file for manual sideloading:
- Device: Mi 9 Lite
- Android: 9
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.
Move the update package inside the ‘downloaded_rom’ folder of your internal storage and select the file to update manually. Happy installing!
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