Xiaomi POCO F1: Android 9.0 Based MIUI 10.1 OS Update Now Live, After Recent Huge Price Cuts

Written By Tech Desk | Mumbai | Published:


  • MIUI 10.1 based on Android 9.0 OS update requires 1.7GB on your Poco F1 phones
  • Chekc for newer update notifications

Xiaomi Poco F1 aka Pocophone F1 users can now check out for the stable version of Android 9.0 (Pie) OS update that was in the works since a while now. You should be able to see newer over-the-air (OTA) notifications soon representing the MIUI 10.1 firmware.

It is also possible to manually download the stable version ROM of the MIUI 10.1 upgrade. To download, check out the official MIUI web portal. The MIUI 10.1 update would consume a massive 1.7GB of your smartphone’s storage; hence, do ensure sufficient storage for the update to firmly reside within your handsets.

As per users at the official MIUI forum, the latest MIUI 10.1 stable version upgrade beras version number 9 PKQ1.180729.001.A of now, the Xiaomi Poco F1 runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box. Hence, users of the handset could check for MIUI 10.1 and share thoughts on the newer interface introduced.

Also, users of the Poco F1 smartphone can navigate to Settings> About Phone> OS Updates> Check for updates.

At this juncture, it is worth noting that the Xiaomi Poco F1 received a stable price-cut amounting to as much as Rs 5000 at the Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale that took place from December 6 - December 8. If you have purchased the Poco F1 during the online sale, then the latest MIUI 10.1 rollout’s timing is seemingly perfect as the window between the time of purchase till the time newer OS update seed is comparatively lesser here.

As for its key technical aspects, Xiaomi Poco F1 offers the below aspects to buyers:

  • 6.18-inch display having resolutions of 1080 x 2246 pixels
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 10 on top; upgradeable to Android 9.0 with MIUI 10.1 OS update
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • Adreno 630 GPU
  • 12 MP + 5MP dual rear cameras; with dual-LED flash
  • 20 MP front camera
  • 6/8 GB RAM variants
  • 128/256 GB internal storage variants; based on RAM
  • LTE, HSPA, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0 connectivity
  • 4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery that is fixed.

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