[Re-released] Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Android 10 update goes live, December patch available across the globe (Download links inside)

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on January 8, 2020) follows:

As we have started the year 2020, Android 10 updates are imminent for all the compatible smartphones that are waiting in line. Notably, OEMs are trying their best to provide updates as soon as they can.

The Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, is also not too far behind. Lately, it has been busy with the rollout of the latest iteration of its custom skin MIUI i.e. MIUI 11 for its devices.

miui 11 logo new
MIUI 11

Moreover, side by side the OEM has also pushed in Android 10 and also bumped the security patch level of various devices. And in a recent development, another Xiaomi device has been ticked off from the list of devices that have received the Android 10 update.

Reportedly, Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is being served with the latest stable Android 10 update. Apparently, the update is available for users in China and is expected to be pushed for other regions as well.

Previously, the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE bagged the Android 10 beta update back in October. Cut to now, the stable update is arriving with version V11.0.1.0.QFBCNXM and weighs in around 2.46 GB for the complete update package file.

Like previous updates, it is being pushed via OTA and will take some time in hitting all the units. However, you can avoid the wait and grab the update from below:

  • Device: Mi 9 SE
  • Codename: grus
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V11.0.1.0.QFBCNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: c79c87d07d3887b7db8246d70e24bc50

Interestingly, the Global, Russian, and European variants of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is also getting the December 2019 patchset but, it is based on Android 9 Pie.

Note that, we have reported that the European Mi 9 SE has already got the MIUI 11 stable update based on Android 9 Pie back in November.

And now with this update, the security patch level bumps to December 2019. The update arrives with version V11.0.6.0.PFBMIXM for Global, V11.0.6.0.PFBRUXM for Russian and V11.0.6.0.PFBEUXM for the EU variant.

Moreover, the update shares the same changelog as mentioned for all the variants of Mi 9 SE. Below is the official changelog of this new update:

[System]
– Updated Android Security Patch to December 2019. Increased system security.

[Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade]
– Fix: Couldn’t open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
– Fix: Couldn’t open the Notification shade in some cases

[Clock]
– Optimization: More obvious naming for local time

[Security]
– Optimization: Localized payment security icon for India

[Other]
– Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots

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Mi 9 SE update prompt (Source)
russian mi 9 se update
Notice the December 2019 patch level (Source)

If you do not want to wait for the official OTA and want to upgrade your device right away then, you can head to the below section for downloading the update package file:

  • Device: Mi 9 SE
  • Codename: grus
  • Android: 9
    • Type: Recovery
      • Channel: Global
        • Version: V11.0.6.0.PFBMIXM
        • Download: Link
        • MD5: df3fdf69d6086f147e59d9239c66b7f8
      • Channel: Russian
        • Verison: V11.0.6.0.PFBRUXM
        • Download: Link
        • MD5: 55e08195036338735b2980627f8500fa
      • Channel: European
        • Version: V11.0.6.0.PFBEUXM
        • Download: Link
        • MD5: 6e5dea41d3db695f4b04d1005ca5b927

Update (February, 27)

Xiaomi has re-released the Android 10 update for the Mi 9 SE with February security patches. Read the whole story here.

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