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Poco F1 starts receiving MIUI 11 based Android 10 update

On: March 12, 2020

Back in 2018, Poco, which was Xiaomi’s sub-brand at the time, announced its flagship smartphone called the Poco F1. It ran Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and was upgraded to Android 9 last year. Earlier this January, Poco started rolling out Android 10 based MIUI 11 but halted the update due to several bugs in the software. Now, it seems like the company has managed to fix the bugs that were in the initial update. The Poco F1 is starting to receive the latest software update again for users in India via OTA. 

The new stable Android 10 update also includes the February security patch. The new software version is MIUI V11.0.6.0.QEJMIXM and is 1.9GB in size. The update is being rolled out in a phased manner so users might need to wait for a few days to receive it. However, there’s also an option to manually update to the new OS. Users can click on this link to download the MIUI 11 global ROM on their device, access the system settings and initiate the update from there. 

The latest Android 10 brings a lot of changes to the operating system. It brings features like new icon packs, a system-wide dark mode, navigation gestures and always on display. The MIUI 11 also offers dynamic natural sounds and alerts. The software version also introduces new animations, themes, wallpapers and improved notification system. 

To recall the technical specifications of the Poco F1, the smartphone features a 6.18-inch FHD+ display with a wide notch on the top. The device houses 2018’s flagship Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The Poco F1 sports a 12MP+5MP dual-rear camera setup and a 20MP front snapper. The smartphone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. 

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