Whereas Xiaomi often retains its smartphones updated with new MIUI variations for a few years, the identical cannot be mentioned for Android model updates, particularly for some low-end and lower-midrange telephones. These are generally caught on an older iteration of the OS, even when operating the newest MIUI.
This, nonetheless, is now not the case for the Redmi 7A. This low-end mannequin was launched final July, and it was already operating MIUI 11, which remains to be the newest for many Xiaomi telephones, even when MIUI 12 is already on the best way to some fortunate ones.
Now although, the Redmi 7A is getting a brand new replace in China which switches up the underlying Android model from 9 Pie to 10. It is nonetheless MIUI 11, thoughts you, that hasn’t modified. The brand new software program additionally brings a more recent safety patch stage, Could 2020. That is not present anymore, however for a low-end handset it isn’t dangerous.
The replace arrives over-the-air as a 1.7GB obtain, and as soon as you put in it you will be have MIUI 11.0.1.Zero QCMCNXM.
Hopefully the worldwide Redmi 7A fashions will obtain an analogous replace quickly.