Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Android 11 Update
Xiaomi has finally rolled out the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Android 11 Update with the stable MIUI 12.5 update rolled out for the Redmi 9 Prime users in India.
This update comes soon after the Redmi Note 8T Android 11 Update, which was released this week in Europe. Interestingly its sibling Poco M2 which is similar to Redmi 9 Prime in Specs & Features with the addition of Poco Launcher also is getting the Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 update.
This is a stable update for the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime with the device receiving its first major OS update. This update brings a whole lot of new and exciting features for the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime users. Along with the stable Android 11 and MIUI 12.5 update, an August 2021 Android Security Patch has also been added.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime was released in August 2020 with an Android 10 out-of-the-box.
- Device: Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
- Android: Android 11
- MIUI: MIUI 12.5
- Build number: V18.104.22.168RJCINXM
- Update type: Major / Stable update
- Update size: 2.1 GB [Reportedly]
- Region: India
- Android Security Patch: August 2021
Read more >>>> Xiaomi Android 11 update list with MIUI 12.5/12 update
- New: Response to gestures is now instant.
- New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen.
- New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
- Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
- Updated Android Security Patch to August 2021. Increased system security.
- Stable MIUI based on Android 11
- New: Compose mind maps with complex structures.
- New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
- New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically.
- New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
- New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps.
- New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
- All-new Notes.
How long did Redmi 9 Prime take for the major OS updates?
|Android OS||Update||Release Date/Status||Estimated Months|
|Android 10||Out-of-the-box||August 2020||Nil|
|Android 11||First OS update||August 2021||11 months|
|Android 12||Second/Last OS update||Eligible||Unconfirmed|
Check out >>> Xiaomi Android 12 update list with MIUI 13/12.5 update
How long will it get updates?
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime has received now one major OS update with Android 11. Therefore, it is eligible for the upcoming Android 12 update.
Hence, the Android 12 will most probably be the last major OS update on this device, but it will continue to receive MIUI updates. Mostly it will get MIUI 14 or so, but users have to wait for long time for that to happen.
- Out-of-the-box>> Android 10
- First Update>> Android 11
- Second Update>> Android 12 [Eligible] [Last Update] [Unconfirmed]
How to update your Xiaomi device with the latest update?
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Android 11 update with stable MIUI 12.5 has been rolled out in India in batches reportedly. Hence, it is expected to reach all users soon.
Once the update is available on your device, you can head over to Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update section to update your Xiaomi device with the latest update.
Also read: More from Xiaomi
- Redmi Note 8T Android 11 Update: Stable update released
- Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual MIUI 12.5 update released in India
- Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro Update: July 2021 Android Security Patch
- How to downgrade MIUI Version of Any Xiaomi Phone in 2021
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