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[Discussion] What's New In Oreo 8.1 for Mi A1!

2018-07-13 04:08:22
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Hello, Mi fans
Finally Android Oreo 8.1 Stable is rolling out for Mi A1. Say hello to the new flavor of the oreo. 8.1. It is an incremental update that builds out some of the new features found in the first version of Oreo 8.0, but there’s plenty of UI changes, Let’s see what are those in this thread!

User interface changes
Dock changes
Now the home screen apps dock become transparent previously it was with the semi-transparent white shade.

System UI changes
Now your quick settings pull-down menu and app drawer automatically change color based on your home screen background. Whenever you use a darker wallpaper, the quick settings and app drawer will change the background color to black to match. but for all other colors, the menu will display a white background instead.
Dark UI with dark color wallpaper
Light UI with white wallpaper
A semi-transparent quick settings menu
The quick settings menu is also semitransparent now, which allow users to see what beneath this settings menu, it will be semi-transparent for the dark wallpaper and same color shade from the wallpaper for Light UI.

Under the Hood changes
Battery Level Indicator for Bluetooth devices
In your Quick Settings, after connecting to a battery-powered Bluetooth device, a battery icon will appear to the right of the Bluetooth icon representing the battery life of the accessory. By selecting the text below, you'll see a list of connected devices along with the battery percentage of each.

Search option in settings
There is the new search box at the top the settings list, it will help you with the search for the settings using its keyword.

Recently opened apps
Under the Apps & notifications settings, there will be a list of recently used apps with the time it was previously it was opened by you. It's helpful when you need to change any settings of the recently used apps
Revamped power menu
Old styled power menu will no longer take your entire screen and the new ew power menu will be displayed on the right side of your device it is so convenient to select the option and it is with the minimalistic design without a lot of functions for quicker action.

Reset option
Under the system tab, there is an option called Reset options it consists of all reset options under one place like network settings, app preferences, factory data reset.

New easter egg
There is actual Oreo cookie is there in this version whereas in the previous there was a round yellow color circle, By Long-pressing the Oreo after tapping repeatedly on it will still get you the octopus that you can drag and fling all around your screen.
Speed labels for open Wifi networks
Using this feature you can preview which open Wifi network is faster without wasting the time by connecting to the weakest network rather than a fastest network, it will indicate between slow to very fast based on the below speed level
  • Slow=0-1 Mbps
  • OK=1 Mbps-5 Mbps
  • Fast=5 Mbps-20 Mbps
  • Very fast=20 Mbps+

And even you can provide the rating to the Google or any other service provider.

Notification sound
Even if you get more than one message notification in a single second from  any of your social networking apps, An an app can now only make a notification alert sound once per the second but still, all notifications will be displayed without any changes in queuing up

Thank you for reading
Which is your favorite feature among this? Let us know in the comments below.


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Lucky25021995 | from Mi A1


Xiomi shows its true colour Chinese will remain Chinese product.
2018-07-13 04:14:07

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ShekharP | from Mi A1


MI A1 has the best camera
2018-07-13 04:29:18

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1738944066 | from Mi A1


i didn't get the update... when it will come to my mobile
2018-07-13 04:38:56

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zurik97 | from Mi A1


i didn't get the update... when it will come to my mobile

When the beta program come to an end, then, Mi will release the update. Hopefully within days.
2018-07-13 04:54:03

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zurik97 | from Mi A1


MI A1 has the best camera

It's decent, not the best in the market.
2018-07-13 04:54:53

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Rohit5453 | from Mi A1


still didn't get the update. when it will release?
2018-07-13 04:59:26

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AshRock. | from Mi A1


Thanks for sharing.
2018-07-13 05:40:50

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Niket Dhake | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


good update
2018-07-13 05:46:17

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Manik1985 | from Mi A1


Nice info.
2018-07-13 06:05:52

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aswath786 | from Mi A1


I dint get the update when will it come
2018-07-13 06:22:51
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