Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 users in India can now rejoice since the company has released the stable MIUI 10 update. The Chinese manufacturer is yet to release an official statement on it. However, some of the Redmi Note 3 users have took to the Mi Forums to confirm that they have received the MIUI 10 update.
The MIUI 10.1.1.0.MHOMIFI over-the-air (OTA) update that has been released for Redmi Note 3 is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow which has been the last major Android version update. The MIUI 10 update also includes Android security month update for July. The update weighs 261 MB.
The MIUI 10.1 update is being made available in phases. Users can manually check for the arrival of the update by checking system updates in Settings. The update brings along revamped Settings menu along with enhancements for camera, updater and recorder.
Through the Chinese edition of the official forum site, Xiaomi has confirmed that the upcoming MIUI 10.2 update will be the last major software update for Xiaomi Mi 5 and Redmi Note 3 Pro (same as Redmi Note 3 for India). However, there is no official confirmation on whether the company will be releasing the MIUI 10.2 update for Redmi Note 3 in India.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Mi 5 were handsets were launched in 2016. Since the company is known for providing software updates for as long as four years, the sudden announcement of withdrawing software support has not been received well by Mi fans.
The Redmi Note 3 was a very well-received mid-range phone from the company. It featured 5.5-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 650 chipset, up to 3 GB RAM, 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera and 4,050mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi 5 was a flagship phone powered by Snapdragon 820. The handset had encountered lukewarm response in India.