Xiaomi has started to roll out Android Pie beta update to its recently launched Android One-powered Mi A2.
According to XDA Developers, the update is "official" and comes with all the features of Android Pie.
Interestingly, this beta ROM suggests that a stable Android Pie update for Mi A2 is in the pipeline.
Here's everything to know about the beta update.
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What's new in the update?
The beta release for the Xiaomi Mi A2 has been spotted online with all the notable Android Pie features and Android's November security patch. The update comes with features such as Adaptive Battery, redesigned navigation buttons, and one-hand navigation gestures that are synonymous with Android Pie.
Here's how to install the update
The update is available for download but not via OTA method. Further, given it is a beta release, expect the ROM to be bug ridden.
That said, you can install the update via TWRP or Fastboot methods by flashing the ROM file on your device.
However, we can expect Xiaomi to release a stable Android Pie update soon, after some initial testing.
Mi A2: At a glance
To recall, Mi A2 features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display, 12MP+20MP dual rear-camera, and a 20MP selfie snapper.
It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage.
The phone supports dual SIM (Nano) cards, runs stock Android Oreo 8.1 under Android One program, and packs a 3,010mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Mi A2 gets a dual camera setup with 12MP+20MP Sony sensors and an aperture of f/1.75, phase-detection autofocus and dual-tone LED flash.
Up front, the phone gets a 20-MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and LED flash.
Both the front and rear cameras support several AI-powered features such as Scene Recognition, Portrait Mode, Background Bokeh, and Smart Beauty 4.0.