MIUI 11 will arrive on October 16, 2019 (Device list)

Good news for all (or more precisely, most) Xiaomi phone owners – the date of the latest MIUI 11 release has been officially confirmed. It will arrive in several stages, with the first coming on October 16, 2019. The devices that will receive updates according to the up-to-date information are:

MIUI 11 First batch in Mid-October (October 16, 2019):

Xiaomi phones

  • Xiaomi Mi 9 / Mi 9T Pro
  • Mi 9 Explorer Edition
  • Mi 9 SE
  • Mi Mix 3
  • Mi CC9
  • Mi 8 Youth
  • Mi 8 Explorer Edition
  • Mi 8 / Pro / Lite
  • Mi Max 3

Redmi phones

  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition
  • Redmi K20
  • Redmi Note 7
  • Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Redmi 7

Second batch in Late-October:

Xiaomi phones

  • Mi 9 Pro 5G
  • Mi CC 9 / CC 9E
  • Mi CC 9 Meitu Custom Version
  • Mi Mix 2
  • Mi MIX 2s
  • Mi CC9e
  • Mi Note 3
  • Mi 6
  • Mi 6X

Redmi phones

  • Redmi 7A
  • Redmi Note 6 / 6 Pro
  • Redmi Note 5 / 5 Pro
  • Redmi Note 6A
  • Redmi 6
  • Redmi S2

The final batch in Early-November:

Xiaomi phones

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix
  • Mi 5s
  • Mi 5s plus
  • Mi 5X
  • Mi 5C
  • Mi Note2
  • Mi Play
  • Mi Max 2

Redmi phones

  • Redmi Note 8
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Redmi 5 Plus
  • Redmi 5
  • Redmi 5A
  • Redmi 4X
  • Redmi Note 5A (both edition)

MIUI 11 features

According to MIUI’s blog, here’s a list of the most important changes and new features:

Improved Settings menu and User interface
New Fonts and icons
Mi-Work and Mi-Go Office Apps
New Family sharing Features
Dark Mode by Android Q
Face Unlock + Fingerprint improvements
Automatic Screenshot Management
Updated voice command Unlocking
New App Drawer
New Nature sound effects, including alarms
Improved AI Features
Optimized Status bar
Battery charge status
Smoother Animations
Battery-frienly optimizations

Andy Rubin with pictures of Essential’s next phone. Weird.

Andy Rubin posted few interesting images of a new device with ridiculously skewed ratio. As we can can understand from hes words “New UI for radically different formfactor” is enough to conclude that this is the final design or real product.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 – next Budget King from Xiaomi

On 9Th October Xiaomi will launch it’s next most budget phone in India – Redmi 8. Among the main features will be the camera, battery and something called “Action” – most likely it will be related to the gaming capabilities of the phone.

Here is what we know so far:

  • Display

    6.21 inch IPS LCD
    720 x 1520 pixels resolution
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5

  • Memory

    RAM: 2-4 GB
    Storage: 16-64 GB
    MicroSD: up to 1 TB with dedicated slot

  • Camera

    12 MP, f/2.2 Main camera
    2 MP Depth sensor
    8 MP Selfie camera

  • Battery

    Li-Po 5000 mAh

New Microsoft Surface Duo – dual screen in your pocket

Microsoft has just announced its newest Surface family product – Surface Duo with dual display. They are connected with 360° hinge. Device is powered by Android and will be available for coming Holiday 2020.

OnePlus 7T is here!

The new member of high-end smartphones – OnePlus 7T, was announced on 26 September at a New Delhi. On October 10 it will be anounced “officialy”, i.e. for rest of the world.

Here is a specs of new device:

  • 8GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 855+
  • 90Hz 6.55″ Display with waterdrop notch
  • Under-displlay fingerprint sensor
  • 3800mAh battery
  • Tripple camera with sensors:
    • 48 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide)
    • 12 MP, f/2.2, 51mm (telephoto)
    • 16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide)

The price is about 600 EUR, but may vary in different countries.