Xiaomi keeps its promise of two big updates for Pocophone F1. This guarantees that Pocophone F1 will get an Android Q-update.
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Android Updates Guaranteed
It was made official via the Pocophone team head via a tweet on Twitter that Xiaomi Pocophone F1 will get at least Android P and Q updates. This means Pocophone F1 will get all the major Android updates until at least by the end of 2019.
The Pocophone F1 has been available in India and runs standard on Android 8.1 (Oreo). An Android Pie update is under development and is expected to be available to everyone from December 2018. Though you can start working with the provisional beta version of the update from November.
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review
The Pocophone F1 shows improved Google ads and rich notifications with Android Pie. It allows you to replace the menu bar at the bottom with a new gesture control. You can swipe up, for example, to go to your home screen, instead of pressing a home button. Apart from this, Google uses machine learning for various features, which improves the battery life. AI is also used in ‘adaptive brightness’, which automatically adjusts the brightness to your preferences.
The Pocophone F1 comes with a MIUI interface which also includes its own apps and custom looks for many menus. Also, the company adds a few of its own features to the Android Pie. Xiaomi is known to make changes to the Android.
Android Q Update By The End Of 2019
There is no new about the Android Q update which is the next major update for Google’s mobile operating system. If everything goes according to Google’s plan, the update is likely to be released by the end of 2019. Google will be releasing the final version in August or September 2019 to manufacturers. Though it is not clear which new features are planned.
The Pocophone F1 is mid range Android device with specifications that we find in high-end smartphones. The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 845 chip, along with 6GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of storage space. This hardware present in the Pocophone F1 is comparable with top devices like the OnePlus 6T and Huawei P20 . The screen measures 6.2 inches and has a resolution of 2246 by 1080 pixels.