[Update: Jan. 12] Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8T & Redmi Note 8 Pro Android 11 update allegedly enters testing phase
This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..
Original story (from Nov. 23) follows:
However, a Xiaomi support executive recently stated that developers are working hard to roll out the latest OS update for the Redmi Note 8.
Now, the Xiaomi & MIUI News Telegram channel has announced that the latest OS update is being tested internally for the Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8T and Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro’s Android 11 internal tests started.
While Xiaomi & MIUI News usually posts credible info, nothing is confirmed as the OEM has been overly quiet on the matter.
Also, a Xiaomi moderator recently stated that the Redmi Note 8 might not get another OS update and users are requested to keep an eye on the Mi Community for more info.
The latest information about Android 11 being tested on the Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8T and Redmi Note 8 Pro internally has further complicated things.
All these new details about the Redmi Note 8 series indicate that Xiaomi might be considering two Android OS updates policy for the Redmi Note series devices.
Nevertheless, since there are no official details on the matter, we can only hope that the OEM might have considered changing its update policy for the Redmi Note series devices.
That said, we will keep tracking this for further development and will provide more updates once new information becomes available.
In the meantime, you can check out our Xiaomi Android 11 update tracker to get the latest updates on the topic.
Moreover, we have curated a consolidated Android 11 update tracker for all major OEMs and carriers so be sure to go through it as well.
Update 1 (Dec. 08)
IST 11:41 am: This article highlights that Android 11 for the Redmi Note 8 is currently undergoing internal testing. But recently, while reverting back to a user, surprisingly one of the device team members said Android 11 ain’t coming for the device.
The Redmi Note 8 will not receive Android 11
Update 2 (January 12)
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