Redmi 8A and 8A Dual receives MIUI 12.5 Update

Redmi 8A and 8A Dual receives MIUI 12.5 Update

In the past few days, Xiaomi’s newest skin – MIUI 12.5 made its appearance on many mid-range phones. Although, Yesterday, the company had pushed the useful update to the Redmi 9. Now the last year’s affordable smartphone, Redmi 8A and 8A Dual have received MIUI 12.5 update. The latest update comes with a flurry of new features and changes. Here you can check everything about Redmi 8A and Redmi 8A Dual MIUI 12.5 update.

Both models were announced back in 2019 with Android Pie 9.0 OS. Xiaomi released Android 10 update for both phones last year, later, the device received MIUI 12 update. Now users are started receiving latest MIUI 12.5 update in India.

The latest update lands on Redmi 8A with 12.5.1.0.QCPINXM software version, while the 8A Dual received it with 12.5.1.0.QCQINXM build number. Definitely, this is a major update, but it is still based on Android 10 OS. Obviously, it weighs higher than the security patch updates. So, I suggest you to connect your device to a stable Wi-Fi connection for faster downloading.

Talking about the features and changes, then Xiaomi pushes its newest skin to Redmi 8A and 8A Dual with improved gesture response, 20x faster rendering, along with some other features. It also bring changes to the Notes app, like new tools for doodling and sketching, dynamic layouts, gesture shortcuts, and more. The update also bumps up the monthly security patch version to July 2021. Here’s the complete changelog.

MIUI 12.5 Update for Redmi 8A – Changelog

[System]

  • 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: Updated Android Security Patch to July 2021. Increased system security.
  • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.

[Notes]

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • All-new Notes.

MIUI 12.5 Update for Redmi 8A Dual – Changelog

[System]

  • 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: Updated Android Security Patch to July 2021. Increased system security.
  • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.

[Notes]

  • New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
  • 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.
  • All-new Notes.

Redmi 8A and 8A Dual MIUI 12.5 Update

Xiaomi pushes the MIUI 12.5 update for Redmi 8A and 8A Dual via stable channel, it is available for users in India. So if you have a Redmi 8A or 8A Dual then you expect the update anytime soon. I suggest you to check software updates once in the Settings app. As there are sometimes, when we don’t get the update notification and, in that case, you can check it manually by going to Settings > About Phone > MIUI Update.

If you’re in a hurry, then you can manually update your smartphone to MIUI 12.5 update. Here are the download links.

Before upgrading your smartphone, I recommend taking a backup, before diving into the process and charge your device to at least 50%. To sideload the recovery rom, you can flash it from the custom Recovery.

Once the installation process is completed, reboot your Redmi 8A / 8A Dual before start using it. That’s it.

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