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Original story (published on June 15, 2020) follows:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI 12 beta enrolment program kick-started recently and this got its kin Redmi Note 8 users restless, as the device is yet to receive the Android 10 update while some of the world has already got hands on the Android 11 beta.

The Redmi Note 8 went under Android 10 beta testing back in March and sometime back it came to light that the Android 10 update is planned to hit the units somewhere in July, by none other than Alvin Tse, the GM at Xiaomi Indonesia.

Later, came in the information that the Android 10 will be paired with MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 8, which is slated for the device in the second phase, that is likely to begin somewherein late July. Going by the most recent developments, the MIUI 12 beta update for the Redmi Note 8 was paused as the device along with Mi CC9E as both the phones adapting to Android 10.

redmi note 8 mi cc9 miui 12 beta halted

Cut to now, if we go by the recent tweet by Xiaomi Firmware Updater, the Android 10 update for the Redmi Note 8 is under development and is likely to see the light of the day within two weeks or so, meaning somewhere around June-end.

For those who are unaware, Xiaomi Firmware Updater is a reliable source of getting download links to various versions of MIUI updates, including the stable versions, ahead of OTA rollouts. Thanks to the developer ysh-alsager. Here is what the tweet in question reads:

While Redmi Note 8 update is still under development, it might be released within two weeks.


android 10 redmi note 8 miui 12 update

Well, hang in there, as there’s more to this tweet. If you look closely at the comments of the above screengrab, it also conveys that Android 10 will be coupled with MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 8 (something that we’ve already highlighted before).

Here’s hoping this piece of information turns out to be true and the Redmi Note 8 devices are delivered the much-awaited Android 10 update coupled with the latest MIUI 12 soon so that they can also get to experience the latest features and functionalities. Rest assured, we’ll be keeping a close watch on the developments and will keep you posted.

Update 1 (June 2, 2020)

According to an unofficial report, the update to Android 10 for Redmi Note 8 was released in China last week as beta. The update will then enter the stable channel in China in two or so weeks before spreading to other markets, probably towards the end of this month or in August.


Update 2 (July 3, 2020)

The stable update to MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 8 is expected to arrive in July or August. Head here for more coverage.

Update 3 (July 6, 2020)

The stable update to MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 8 enters testing phase. Head here for more details.

Update 4 (September 02, 2020)

IST: 06:43 pm: It was reported earlier that Redmi Note 8 will soon be getting the Android 10 update soon. It does not seem to be true anymore as a Mi community moderator has now confirmed that the Android 10 and MIUI 12 update is not arriving soon for the device. Read the entire story here.

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