Redmi Note 8 Pro Android 10 update arrives as Pixel Experience custom ROM while users await official release
Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 8 Pro back in August 2019 with Android 9 Pie out of the box and it was for months, the users were waiting for the Android 10 update, which was finally released right at the end of February.
Notably, the update first hit the units in Russia and some other European markets with February 2020 security patch and was a “beta stable” update meant for select users of the Redmi Note 8 Pro.
A few weeks later, the Android 10 stable update was officially pushed for the devices across the globe. However, there were several users of the Redmi Note 8 Pro that claimed to have not received the update.
Later it was revealed by Xiaomi that the update was released partially in select regions and has been halted. But, recently it was reported by one of Xiaomi’s executives that the Android 10 update for the Redmi Note 8 Pro is due to be re-released this month.
While there are no signs of the official Android 10 update for the Redmi Note 8 Pro, users can take advantage of the open-source nature of Android and flash an Android 10 based custom ROM on their devices.
One of the cleanest and popular custom ROM, the Pixel Experience ROM based on Android 10 is now available for the Redmi Note 8 Pro users to download.
For naive, the Pixel Experience ROM is an AOSP based custom ROM, which includes all the GApps like YouTube, Google Maps, etc. along with all the Pixel goodies like launcher, wallpapers, icons, fonts, and boot animation.
If you are interested in installing the Android 10 OS on your Redmi Note 8 Pro then, you can grab the package file from the section below:
Notably, these custom ROMs will bumps the security patch level to the latest, May 2020 as well along with some other cool features on your device. Here is what the changelog reads:
* May Security Patch
* Fixed Lag & Random Force Closes On Recorder
* Fixed Flickers On Android Auto & WI-Fi Display
* Fixed Random Force Closes On Settings App
* Reworked Network Traffic
* Improved Long Screenshot
* Fixed APN Issue
* Upstream Build FP From Flame May patch
* Using 6GB Dalvik-heap Config
* Set Zram Size To 3GB
* Increased HZ To 300
* Enabled vDSO
* Many More Changes Done In Kernel
* More Smoother Then Before
Also, make sure that your phone has an unlocked bootloader and you should also take a complete backup of the data stored on your Note 8 Pro before flashing any of the ROMs given above.
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