Final week, we discovered that Xiaomi was looking for beta testers to take a look at the Android Oreo construct for his or her first-ever Android One smartphone, the Mi A1. The Chinese language large is now rolling out the beta construct of their Android Oreo replace to customers who registered to be part of the preliminary assessments.
In accordance with an early adopter, the Android Oreo OTA for the beta construct is pretty massive, i.e round 1104 MB in measurement. It not solely brings the most recent iteration of Android to the Mi A1 but additionally the most recent December safety patch. You’ll obtain the safety patch in your gadget even should you haven’t signed as much as be part of the beta program. The Mi A1 was operating Android 7.1.2 Nougat out-of-the-box and can lastly obtain the Oreo construct after a five-month-long wait.
The Android 8.0 Oreo beta construct for the Mi A1 is alleged to make the fingerprint sensor on the rear extra snappier than it was on the earlier Nougat construct. This replace additionally brings alongside all the main oreo options, such because the picture-in-picture (PIP) mode, autofill, adaptive icons, improved notifications, and extra. Nevertheless, it’s being mentioned that the dual-SIM performance on this first Android Oreo beta construct just isn’t on top of things.
To satisfy its promise of delivering the Android Oreo replace for Mi A1 earlier than the top of this yr, Xiaomi now appears to be working additional arduous to maintain their neighborhood blissful. The Chinese language large solely has two weeks left to check their beta construct to assemble suggestions earlier than releasing the replace for each Mi A1 gadget proprietor throughout the globe. So, have you ever acquired the notification for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta construct? Share your experiences with us within the feedback down under.