One of the novelties this summer 2018 has been the release of the new version of the OS branded Google, that is Android Pie which leads to the 9.0 version, which already boasts the release of the source code. A delight for the various developers who were able to put their personal touches to the test that have brought and will lead to a series of porting of Android 9 Pie for various devices both middle and entry level, smartphones that are usually abandoned by their parent companies. Among the mid range terminals also fall Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Mi A1, certainly not just abandoned but that certainly do not shine for speed upgrade firmware, and so here is the development community that responds to the name ofthe XDA Developers, presents us with a porting on AOSP base of Android 9 dedicated to the two Chinese company's smartphones.
In terms of development Xiaomi-registered smartphones are very popular in the XDA team due to the affordable price and quality offered. And after having told you about the fact that it Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has received a decidedly stable port version Android 9, in which everything seems to work without the appearance of particular bugs, is now the turn of Redmi Note 5 (whyred) and Mi A1 (tissot), device that has represented for the company the official outlet on the global market thanks to the Android One project.
Even Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Mi A1 receive Android 9 Pie (unofficial)
Porting Android 9 for Redmi Note 5 and Mi A1 also seems to work best although the developers point out that hardware encryption does not work currently on USB ports. Furthermore, the AOSP camera crashes in the Android Pie version for Xiaomi Mi A1, but users can however, use apps like Google Camera or other third-party solutions. In addition to these problems, all other features should work. Users interested in experimenting with the new AOSP features of Android 9.0 can download the specific ROM for their device by clicking on the button below, where they will also find the instructions for a correct flash.