Xiaomi’s devices have a good history of software updates and continuing that, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has started to receive a new update with the MIUI 126.96.36.199 Global Stable ROM. The update carries the software version number V188.8.131.52.PCXMIXM and updates the previous security patch to August 2020 security patch
This is a stable build and not a beta, and hence so we recommend users to update their device to this build as soon as possible. The update is based on Android 9 Pie and possibly the Redmi Note 8T won’t be receiving the Android 10 update anytime soon. Similar to all the other updates, this OTA update is rolling out in India exclusively over the air. This is a planned rollout so it may take some time to be available in all handsets.
For changes, The update brings software optimization and promises to provide a better user experience. Along with all the optimizations, it also improves the security and performance of the device. It also addresses many bugs which were reported in the previous build.
Redmi Note 8T MIUI 184.108.40.206 Changelog
- Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security.
Redmi Note 8T SPECIFICATIONS
Since it’s the same device, you should also expect the same specifications. The Redmi Note 8 boasts a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a waterdrop notch housing the 13MP selfie camera. Moving around to the back, we can see the quad-cam rear setup comprising of a 48MP + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP Macro + 2MP depth sensors.
Under the hood, we have the very same Snapdragon 665 that is present in the standard Note 8 model. The horsepower comes paired with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM with 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. The memory can be expanded via a MicroSD slot and you don’t need to sacrifice dual-SIM functionality since it comes with a triple-slot. The handset draws power from a 4,000mAh battery that now will charge with the aforementioned 18W charger. On the software side, the smartphone ships with Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10, however an update for MIUI 11 is coming soon.
The Redmi Note 8T was be initially available in Blue, White and Black colours for €199 (~$220,93). For that amount, you get the 4/64GB memory variant. The sales had begun on November 8 in Spain and Italy. Xiaomi will spread availability across European markets and in the future. The company will also add a 3GB/32GB option for €179 (~$198,73) and a more premium 4/128GB one for €249 (~$276,45) to its portfolio.