[Update: Indonesia too] Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual Android 10 update arrives in India, MIUI 12 wait still on (Download link inside)

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (published on September 02, 2020) follows:

Even though Google released Android 10 back in 2019, for some odd reason Xiaomi chose to launch the Redmi 8A Dual with Android Pie pre-installed. Therefore, the device has been in line to receive the update to Android 10 for a long time.

Previously, we had reported that a moderator had confirmed the Redmi 8A Dual will get the Android 10 update. However, no ETA was shared regarding the rollout. And just a day ago, we shared information regarding some Xiaomi phones that are yet to bag Android 10.

Of course, the Redmi 8A Dual was part of that list too. But it now appears that it is no longer the case. Apparently, Xiaomi has begun rolling out Android 10 for the Redmi 8A Dual in India.

Redmi 8A Dual

Furthermore, users (1, 2, 3, 4) are also sharing screenshots of the new Android 10-based update that is currently rolling out. The software version is and it’s available to users over the air with a download size of 1.6GB.


Unfortunately, the update is rolling out alongside the existing MIUI 11 skin rather than the much-anticipated MIUI 12 skin. This also means that users won’t notice any significant changes after installing the update to Android 10.


– Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020.
– Increased system security.
– Stable MIUI based on Android 10.

As you may have noticed from the changelog from above, the update also brings the August 2020 security patch to the device. Like most other airborne updates, it may take anywhere between a couple of hours or days before it arrives on your unit.

So if you don’t want to wait for the Android 10 OTA package to arrive on your Redmi 8A Dual, you can download and install the new software version via the link below:

  • Device: Redmi 8A Dual
  • Codename: olivewood
  • Channel: India Stable
  • Version: V11.0.1.0.QCQINXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery

Now that the Android 10 update has been released for the device, Xiaomi can shift its focus to bring the MIUI 12 skin for the Redmi 8A Dual. Therefore, keep an eye out on our dedicated tracker for the MIUI 12 rollout to know when it arrives on your device.

Update 1 (September 09)

IST 01:01 pm: Xiaomi has now begun rolling out the stable Android 10 update with MIUI 11 on top for the Redmi 8A Dual in Indonesia as well. The new update bears the software version You can manually download and install it via the link below:

  • Device: Redmi 8A Dual
  • Codename: olivewood
  • Channel: Indonesia Stable
  • Version: V11.0.1.0.QCQIDXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 9b31f9736f69fa85d9b1ee02f5836577


Stable MIUI based on Android 10
Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security.

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