Xiaomi Mi A1 gets Android July Security Update; Kernel Version updated

Xiaomi is one such brand which is most complained when it comes to software updates although its sales all around the world show impressive statistics. To surprise you all, Xiaomi has started rolling out the Android July Security update for the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone.

Apart from bringing the Android security patch level as of July 1, 2018, we don’t see any update to the Android version, which remains the same as the Android 8.1.0.
The Baseband version of the device after the update is TA.2.3.c1-00723-8953_GEN_PACK-1

The update is currently roll-out to the users in India and it happens to be a gradual roll-out. If you have got this device, then head to Settings > About Phone > Software Update and then tap on Check Now to check for the latest update availability.

Kernel version is updated to 3.18.71 and the build number as seen in the screenshot is OPM1.171019.

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The Xiaomi Mi A1 happens to be the first Xiaomi phone with stock Android version and it received an immense response from consumers around the world. It’s a rebranded version of Mi 5X as available in China. Mi A2 is the successor of Mi A1 and a rebranded version of Xiaomi Mi 6X.

Yogesh Khetani

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