New update alert: Realme X50 Pro 5G, Redmi K20, Note 9S, Note 9 Pro Max, Mi 9, Mi 9T, Mi 8, Poco Launcher, Huawei P30 & Watch GT2

It’s raining updates for a new set of devices from different OEMs. Notably, the Realme X50 Pro 5G, Redmi K20, Note 9S, Note 9 Pro Max, Mi 9, Mi 9T, Mi 8, Poco Launcher, Huawei P30, and Huawei Watch GT2 are grabbing new updates.

And to make things more clear for you, Redmi K20, Mi 9, and Mi 9T Global are picking up the March 2020 security update while the other devices are getting optimization or system stability updates.

Let us take a look at the updates one by one:

Realme X50 Pro 5G

A bugfix update is available for the Realme X50 Pro 5G in China. The OTA arrives with version A.13 and brings OTG switch, display optimization and bug fixes for the phone.

Changelog (translated):

Settings :
● Add OTG switch
Display optimization :
● Optimize the display effect of some interfaces
Bug fix :
● Fix the problem of small chance of flashback when entering the album
● Fix the problem that the screen brightness will change light and dark under certain specific brightness

You can grab the update package file from the below section to update your Realme X50 Pro 5G manually.

  • Device: Realme X50 Pro 5G
  • Codename: #RMX2071
  • Channel: China
  • Version: RMX2071_11_A.13
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 37902050E6560C2BC0C51FFCDD5879E7

Redmi K20

The users in India are now picking up the March 2020 security patch on their Redmi K20 units. The update arrives with version V11.0.3.0 QFJINXM and the update weighs in around 485 MB in size.

The update is pretty hefty considering that it only bumps the security patch level to March 2020.

redmi k20 india march ota
Source

Though the update is rolling out via OTA, fortunately, we have the download link of the update package file for those who wish to upgrade their Redmi K20, manually:

  • Device: Redmi K20
  • Codename: Davinci
  • Channel: India
  • Version: V11.0.3.0 QFJINXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 8fbd476b706d0cb104b45f01254dfef5

Redmi Note 9S

The global variant of the Redmi Note 9S is getting a system optimization update with version number V11.0.3.0.QJWMIXM, up from version V11.0.1.0.QJWMIXM. The OTA size is 288 MB.

Changelog:
Optimization: Increased system stability
Optimization: Reduced system lag

redmi note 9s update
Source

You can grab the update package file from the below section to update your Redmi Note 9S manually:

  • Device: Redmi Note 9S
  • Codename: Curtana
  • Channel: Global
  • Version: V11.0.3.0.QJWMIXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: f4700f887b58984f7e1014a886f76350

Xiaomi Mi 9

The Chinese variant of the Mi 9 is picking up a feature-packed and bugfix update with version V11.0.9.0.QFACNXM, up from version V11.0.5.0.QFACNXM. Notably, the OTA size is 559 MB.

[Changelog]

System
– Updated Android Security Patch to March 2020. Increased system security.

App lock
– New: App lock is supported for all apps now
– New: Revamped the start page and optimized some features

Camera
– New: Vlog feature for videos

Data usage
– Fix: Data usage warning appeared multiple times
– Fix: Errors occurred after switching SIM cards

You can grab the update package file from the below section to update your device manually:

  • Device: Mi 9
  • Codename: Cepheus
  • Channel: China
  • Version: V11.0.9.0.QFACNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: aa7683f0276c42a2603334ce5294becd

Poco Launcher

A new beta version of the Poco Launcher is out which carries the version number V2.7.4.4 and includes some key features like clean home screen, customizable home screen layout, app management, etc.

Below is the list of key features along with the changelog of this beta update for the Poco launcher:

[Key features]
Clean Home screen – POCO puts all apps in the App drawer, so your Home screen looks neat and clean.
Customize Home screen layout – Resize the Home screen layout and app icons. Change App drawer’s background. Use third party icon packs to give your device a new look.
Convenient search – App recommendations, icon color categories, and lots of other customizable features allow you to find what you need much faster.
Manage apps – Group apps by category automatically or create custom groups to always keep important things just a tap away.
Privacy protection – Keep your apps private by hiding their icons.
Fast and smooth – POCO Launcher is born for breakneck speeds. Forget about slow system animations!

[Changelog]
1. We fixed some bugs in this version.
2. Optimize performance and improve the fluency.

(Source)

poco launcher beta update

You can download the latest beta version of the Poco Launcher from the Google Play Store or by clicking the link here. But, you need to be a beta tester of the app in order to download this beta version.

Huawei P30

Huawei P30 users in Ireland and Europe are reportedly picking up a new update that basically fixes an issue related to system stability. It arrives with version number V10.0.0.190.

huawei p30 update
Source

Huawei Watch GT2

A new update is now available for the Huawei Watch GT2 that brings a feature for measuring SpO2 (oxygen level in your blood) and system stability for the watch.

The update carries version number V1.0.6.32 and weighs in around 18.37 MB in size. Here is the complete changelog:

Updates
1. Adds a feature for measuring SpO2
2. Improves system stability.

(Source)

huawei watch gt 2 update

Xiaomi Mi 8

The Chinese variant of the Xiaomi Mi 8 is grabbing a new update that brings several bugfixes for the phone. It arrives with the version number V11.0.7.0.QEACNXM, up from version V11.0.6.0.QEACNXM. The OTA size is 430 MB.

[Changelog]
Status bar, Notification shade
– Fix: Couldn’t open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space

Data usage
– Fix: Data usage warning appeared multiple times
– Fix: Errors occurred after switching SIM cards

Other
– Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots

You can grab the update package file from the below section to update your device manually:

  • Device: Mi 8
  • Codename: Dipper
  • Channel: China
  • Version: V11.0.7.0.QEACNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: b75c98cff08fff3948310ccae1b41fa2

Xiaomi Mi 9T

The global and European variants of the Xiaomi Mi 9T is picking up the March 2020 security patchset. The update for the Mi 9T European variants arrives with the version number V11.0.5.0.QFJEUXM and weighs in around 569 MB in size.

While the Global update for the Mi 9T comes with version V11.0.5.0.QFJMIXM and weighs in around 570 MB in size. Here is the combined changelog for both the updates:

System
– Updated Android Security Patch to March 2020. Increased system security.

App lock
– New: App lock is supported for all apps now
– New: Revamped the start page and optimized some features

You can grab the update package file from the below section to update your device manually:

  • Device: Mi 9T
  • Codename: Davinci
  • Version: V11.0.5.0.QFJMIXM (Global) | V11.0.5.0.QFJEUXM(Europe)
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Europe
      • MD5: 8944bb736927fa544d8c65ebc4d8fb61
      • Download: Global
      • MD5: aaab5b40c7cd81045e0b10eaa2b3ad76

Happy Installing!

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