Hugo Barra says Android L is coming to devices and source codes will be released


Xiaomi head honcho Hugo Barra has been speaking with tech sites in India and has let slip some interesting details.

Indian tech site Digit.in has conducted a rather in-depth interview with Hugo Barra about Xiaomi’s plans for India. The review is well worth a read and even gives a few hints at what Xiaomi have planned for all Mi phone users.

One question which was put forward was if Xiaomi were planning to roll out an Android L update to the Mi3, Redmi and other Xiaomi devices.

We don’t have a timeline for L at the moment. We don’t even have access to the codebase, no one does. But of course the plan is to bring it as soon as possible.

So we know that Xiaomi are planning to release Android L for their current devices, we just have to sit tight and wait for it to come along. In other news Barra has also confirmed that the Mi3 Kernel will be released soon, and an English version of the Mi Phone Manager app will be also making appearance for Windows machines.

Thanks to Simon for the tip!

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5 Comments

  1. SuperDope
    August 13, 2014

    that’s cool and all, bro. but where do we find your devices? LOL. man, xiaomi should fire whoever is running their logistics.

    • Airyl
      August 13, 2014

      Xiaomiworld, Oppomart, most Chinese stores in general. It’s not that hard to be honest.

    • Simon
      August 14, 2014

      In the above article there is a greyed out box giving info on where to preorder.

    • SuperDope
      August 15, 2014

      lol, ummm no… i don’t want third party retailers where xiaomi does not honor their warranty. official xiaomi retailers are hard to find locally, china not included.

  2. Marco Lancaster
    August 13, 2014

    So will be hard for Redmi, and Redmi Note updated