Redmi Note 5 Pro First Android Pie MIUI Beta Available for Download, Stable Build Coming Soon

Xiaomi launched the Note 5 Pro with Android Nougat on board, but later, the phone was updated to MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo

  • The Redmi Note 5 Pro to get Android 9 Pie update very soon
  • Xiaomi recently the Redmi Note 7 Pro as a major upgrade over Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Redmi Note 5 Pro was one of the most popular phones from Xiaomi in India. In fact, it is mostly because of the Redmi Note 5 Pro’s popularity and sales that Xiaomi right now is the No 1 smartphone company in India. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched alongside the Redmi Note 5 in India last year. The Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched running on Android Nougat-based MIUI 9. Xiaomi has been looking for beta testers to test Android 9 Pie on Redmi Note 5 Pro for a while now.

Folks at XDA Developers have got their hands on to the first ever beta build of MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie for the Redmi Note 5 Pro. According to a report coming from XDA, the first Android 9 Pie beta update of Redmi Note 5 Pro is based on MIUI 10 9.3.25 beta based on Android 9 Pie. Consumers interested in getting the MIUI 10 9.3.25 beta on their Redmi Note 5 Pro can download the update via MIUI Forums.

How to Download Android 9 Pie Beta on Redmi Note 5 Pro

The MIUI 10 9.3.25 beta update for Redmi Note 5 Pro measures 1.7GB in size — this is for its recovery flashable zip. This means before downloading the beta update, the Redmi Note 5 Pro users must connect their phone to a Wi-Fi network to save on their mobile data. The Redmi Note 5 Pro users must also ensure to back up all their data before downloading and installing the Android 9 Pie beta update. It is also worth noting that considering this is a beta update there can be some bugs, but all these issues will be solved in the stable update.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched in India in February last year which was followed by the successor Redmi Note 6 Pro, which launched in the second half of 2018. The Redmi Note 6 Pro now has a successor aka the Redmi Note 7 Pro. Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India last month for starting price of Rs 13,999. This price is for the base model of the Redmi Note 7 Pro which comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There’s a 6GB RAM model too which is priced at Rs 16,999.

From the Redmi Note 5 Pro to now the Redmi Note 7 Pro, Xiaomi has come a long long way as far as the design, as well as the specs, are concerned. The Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with aura design, drop dot display, Snapdragon 675 chipset, Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10, 48MP main rear camera, and others. Xiaomi has also launched the Redmi Note 7 alongside the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India last month.

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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