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Leaked MIUI 9 Android 8.1 Oreo build for Redmi Note 5 Pro

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Mar 27, 2018, 8:47 am IST
Updated : Mar 27, 2018, 8:47 am IST

MIUI 9’s global beta ROM based on Android Oreo 8.1 has been leaked and can be flashed on Indian units.

The Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM hasn’t been reported to feature any major bugs as of now, but expect some new ones to creep up as it’s in Beta stage.
 The Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM hasn’t been reported to feature any major bugs as of now, but expect some new ones to creep up as it’s in Beta stage.

When Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro last month, the smartphone promised a well-rounded package at an affordable price. However, the only glaring issue with the Note 5 Pro was the absence of Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9, which is a bummer considering the competition has already moved to Android Oreo-based ROMs. The Note 5 Pro debuted with Android 8.1 ROM in China, which indicates that Xiaomi had the Oreo ROM ready for use in the device. While the Indian units haven’t been promised a tentative update date, the Note 5 Pro can enjoy Oreo’s goodness — thanks to the community of tipsters and Android-tweaking fans.

A group of XDA forum members going by the name of FunkyHuawei.club has been tracking various developer builds of Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROMs for Mi MIX 2 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. Xiaomi appears to presently test Oreo-based MIUI 9 for the units running on the global variants of MIUI. FunkyHuawei.club presently has got hold of five beta build of MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1, which can be downloaded and used on the Indian Redmi Note 5 Pro.

 

However, before you get tempted and prepare your phone for the new version of Android, do note that you will have to flash the Rom o your device. Therefore, this could result in loss of your existing data. Also, if you don’t have a thorough knowledge of flashing custom ROMs on a smartphone, we suggest you stay away and wait for an official OTA rollout, otherwise you might end up bricking your device. The Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM hasn’t been reported to feature any major bugs as of now, but expect some new ones to creep up as it’s in Beta stage.

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