The coronavirus forced Xiaomi to postpone the deployment of the MIUI 11 updates on certain smartphones. The sanitary measures taken by Beijing to stop the epidemic indeed oblige certain Chinese manufacturers to change their calendar. Some models will have to wait for several weeks in order to able to get MIUI 11 based on Android 10 update.
Xiaomi is having problems deploying the MIUI 11 update due to the coronavirus epidemic, reports an investigation by our PiunikaWeb colleagues. In a press release published on Sina Weibo, the Chinese social network, Xiaomi talk about “work stoppages caused by the epidemic” in China.
MIUI 11 updates affected by coronavirus outbreak
As a precaution, the Chinese government has in fact preferred to close the vast majority of businesses and factories in the country. A few days ago, a partial resumption of activities was nonetheless decreed. For similar reasons, Apple will face a shortage of iPhones in the first quarter.
In its press release, Xiaomi specifies that the latest beta could not be on time on a handful of smartphones: Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro, Mi 9, Mi 8, Redmi K20 Pro, Mi 6, Redmi K30, Redmi K30 5G, Mi 10 / Mi 10 Pro and the Mi MIX 2S. The company undertakes to deploy MIUI 11.2 20.2.19 in beta in the coming weeks on these phones.
OnePlus, Vivo and Realme are in the same case
Xiaomi is not the only brand to change its plans because of the epidemic. In recent weeks, OnePlus, Vivo and Realme have encountered similar difficulties. OnePlus, for example, postponed the deployment of a security patch on the OnePlus 7T for two weeks. Same story with Realme. The firm postponed a firmware update for its Realme X2. Finally, Vivo was forced to postpone the last update of its Funtouch UI. That was it for today’s new, we will keep you updated with the upcoming developments.