On the other hand, the MediaTek variant of the same phone (codename: nickel) was stuck at Marshmallow. As a consequence, people were rather sceptical when Xiaomi launched Redmi 6A and 6 in India last year with MediaTek chipset on board.|
In one of our previous articles, we highlighted the update scenario of the phone duo. As a matter of fact, both of the phones were entitled to get Android Pie update and a pre-release Pie based developer ROM was leaked as well.
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Now there is catch! The Chinese public beta channel is still active and the first Pie based MIUI update for Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 are now rolling out in China.
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Besides updating the base Android version, Xiaomi engineers also included July security patches in the update. Redmi 6/6A users now get the taste of shake gestures to arrange the icons and faster (up to 30%) boot up speed.
Oh yes, and there is dark mode toggle as well!
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Device: Redmi 6ACodename: cactusChannel: China BetaVersion: 9.7.4Android: 9.0Type: RecoveryDownload: Linkhttps://bigota.d.miui.com/9.7.4/miui_HM6A_9.7.4_9474fe5140_9.0.zip
MD5: 9474fe5140dfce2d43baa0127929ef3bType: FastbootDownload: Linkhttps://bigota.d.miui.com/9.7.4/cactus_images_9.7.4_20190704.0000.00_9.0_cn_b553917de8.tgz
MD5: b553917de82846f29c38da7af04c23d7Device: Redmi 6Codename: cereusChannel: China BetaVersion: 9.7.4Android: 9.0Type: RecoveryDownload: Linkhttps://bigota.d.miui.com/9.7.4/miui_HM6_9.7.4_7cf4c0da89_9.0.zip
MD5: 7cf4c0da8946b864bb2cdd5cc92976d9Type: FastbootDownload: Linkhttps://bigota.d.miui.com/9.7.4/cereus_images_9.7.4_20190704.0000.00_9.0_cn_93d5877020.tgz
MD5: 93d5877020117c768524c14da5e786a3Planning to install Android Pie on Indian Redmi 6/6A? You should unlock the bootloader and flash the fastboot package.
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