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Stable MIUI 12 arriving this week for the Mi 8 Pro as Xiaomi pulls bug-ridden update for the Poco X2 and hints at a September release for the Pocophone F1

The Pocophone F1 may not receive MIUI 12 until September. (Image source: Trusted Reviews)
The Pocophone F1 may not receive MIUI 12 until September. (Image source: Trusted Reviews)
The Mi 8 Pro is set to receive its inaugural MIUI 12 update this week, according to Xiaomi. The company has pulled back MIUI 12 for the Poco X2 because of bugs though and has suggested that the Pocophone F1 may not receive its latest OS until September at the earliest.

The Mi 8 Pro may be one of the next devices to receive MIUI 12. Until now, Xiaomi has mainly focussed on bringing recent handsets onto its latest OS, including the Mi 10 and Redmi K30 Pro to name but a few. No, a company director at Xiaomi has informed fans of the imminent arrival of MIUI 12 for the Mi 8 Pro. Writing on Weibo, Zhang Guoquan stated that the update is expected to arrive this week.

Xiaomi released the Mi 8 Pro on MIUI 10, so MIUI 12 would be the second OS upgrade for the device. However, it has been upgraded from Android 8.1 Oreo through to Android 10, so it will probably never receive Android 11 officially. Nonetheless, we would expect Xiaomi to bring at least MIUI 13 to the device.

(Image source: Weibo via Piunikaweb)

It is bad news for the Poco X2, though. Xiaomi began upgrading Indian handsets to MIUI 12 last week after months of waiting. However, V12.0.1.0.QGHINXM will only reach a few devices as Xiaomi has already pulled the update. According to announcements on Telegram channels like PocoX2Official, V12.0.1.0.QGHINXM has "been pulled back due to some bugs and glitches". Apparently, a new stable build will be issued "in a few days", although Xiaomi would not give a specific date.

(Image source: Telegram via Piunikaweb)

Similarly, bugs are holding back the release of MIUI 12 on the Pocophone F1. While we reported only a few days ago that Xiaomi had postponed upgrading the device again, it has emerged that August may be too ambitious of a release window for Xiaomi. The company hopes that have the bugs addressed "by August" and to have released a stable build to the Pocophone F1 within 2-3 weeks after pilot testing ends. Based on those dates, it would seem that the Pocophone F1 may not receive a stable version of MIUI 12 until September at the earliest.

(Image source: Telegram via Piunikaweb)

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Weibo & PocoX2Official via Piunikaweb (1) (2) (3) Image credit - Trusted Reviews

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Alex Alderson, 2020-08-10 (Update: 2020-08-10)
Alex Alderson
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Prior to writing and translating for Notebookcheck, I worked for various companies including Apple and Neowin. I have a BA in International History and Politics from the University of Leeds, which I have since converted to a Law Degree. Happy to chat on Twitter or Notebookchat.