MIUI 11 Update for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 – New Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is now receiving MIUI 11 software update based on Android Pie. While users might be expecting Android 10, which is to arrive in the next couple of months, this update brings with itself loads of new features, functionality and even improved performance. Having recieved as well as installed the new update on our phone, here we will discuss what has changed and what is new. Originally shipping with MIUI 10 which was also based on Android Pie, this is the first major MIUI skin upgrade for Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 8.

Right off the bat, the UI has been tweaked to fit in with latest design standards. Settings, buttons and general look and feel has been revised with a minimalist approach. Further, the all important dark mode has been more deeply integrated within the system. In terms of new features, the phone now has improved Game Turbo, quick reply for messaging apps and more that we will discuss ahead.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, MIUI 11 Update

Redmi Note 8 MIUI 11 Update: What’s New?

As indicated in detail by the official change-log that is being sent to all devices which are being updated to MIUI 11 via OTA (over-the-air) update, here is what’s new:

New UI Design

Latest MIUI 11 removes visual clutter, improves touch controls and also refines color usage throughout the system interface.

New Notification Tones

Xiaomi has added new nature inspired alarm tones as well as made notification sounds change dynamically to stop them from making you tired.

New Mi Doc Viewer

Within the change-log, Xiaomi has added that it has launched its all-new Mi Doc viewer which lets you preview documents right before you open them.

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Improved System Functions

Internally, MIUI 11 now has a better system for editing, sharing as well as customizing screenshots taken on the phone. Further, there lockscreen pocket mode has been optimized.

Game speed booster

Redmi Note 8 providing great hardware for gamers is further extended in performance with built-in Game speed booster. There are loads of improvements in this regard, new functionality has been added to Game Turbo that allows switching between data SIM card. Further, more settings can be turned off when Game Turbo is on.

More Features

Xiaomi system apps such as Notes and others have been revised within MIUI 11. And that’s not all, there will be loads of new features and functions that users will stumble upon when exploring MIUI 11. So, if you have a Redmi Note 8, immediately install the new fimware.

This has been our look at what is new with MIUI 11 running on Redmi Note 8. If you have any questions or anything you would like to know more about regarding MIUI 11 and Redmi Note 8, reach us through the comments.


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