Android Oreo update is now available for Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One smartphone. You can download the Android 8.0 for your Mi A1 by coming beta tester. Xiaomi Mi A1 is probably the first Android One smartphone that does not look cheap or feels like less. With previous Android One phones, Google was ultimately failing due to less interest shown by users. The devices that were used for the program was entry level and failed to deliver better hardware for less price. But looking at Mi A1, there is a lot of improved and you will not feel that you are compromising much.
A1 is budget phone with dual cameras but has some impressive hardware that totally justifies the price and Android One name tag. Under the hood, it carries Snapdragon 625, 4G RAM, 12MP Dual Cameras and 1080p Full HD display. Most of the 2017 phones are now coming with Full HD display and minimum of 4GB ram. The built-in storage is 64GB which can be extended up to 256GB using microSD card.
Xiaomi Mi A1 Androd Oreo Update Preview:
Mi A1 costs around 250$ or less depending on the region you are buying form. The only thing that sets this phone apart from the other devices is the stock Android and years of support. Thanks to Android One Google offers security and performance update up to two years for this device. The running OS is close to vanilla Android with very almost zero bloatware expect few Mi apps rest is stock Android experience. This phone is also best for people looking for budget devices with good specs and stock Android experience.
Right now, Android Oreo update is the next big thing for all the major companies except Google. Only Sony was able to push Android Oreo updates to its flagship devices faster then the rest. Most of OEM is now releasing devices with Android Oreo or pushing updates but for major flagship phones. It will take time before mid-range devices get Oreo update. But again, Due to Google’s Android One program, Xiaomi Mi A1 is getting Android Oreo (8.0) within a short time frame.
Install Android Oreo Beta on Xiaomi Mi A1:
For those who cannot wait for the official update to be released globally. There is quick way you can download and install the Android 8.0 on your phone by join Xiaomi Beta Testers list.
- First download, Xiaomi MIUI Forum App form PlayStore using above link
- Now launch the app and go to Recruitment page.
- Here enter you phones IMEI number and fill in the information.
- Soon you will receive the confirmation email and Android Oreo Beta update.