Continuing the track record, Xiaomi has started to roll out a new update for the Xiaomi Redmi 7A (onclite) with the August 2020 security patch. The latest update carries the version number MIUI 188.8.131.52.QCMINXM in India. This update is specifically being rolled out for the Redmi 7A v184.108.40.206.QCMINXM via an OTA update.
The update is currently being delivered via OTA (Over-the-air) and accessible in the Russian region. The update will gradually make its way to other parts of the globe. This update concentrates on system security enhancement.
You can manually check the software update on your machine whether it’s available on your device or not. To do so, head over to the device Settings –> About Phone –> Check for Software Update. As usual, The update will be rolled out globally in an incremental manner and it should take some time to appear on all the devices. In case, you have not received the firmware OTA update, you can manually download & install the firmware.
Changelog for Redmi 7A MIUI 220.127.116.11
- Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security
Redmi 7A (India) Specifications
The Redmi 7A in India gets a dedicated slot for memory expansion up to 256GB. The Chinese version for comparison sake only has a hybrid dual SIM slot. The most notable upgrade over the Chinese version is in the camera department. The Indian Redmi 7A features the same rear cam on the Mi A2 and the Indian Redmi Note 7. That is a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor with LED flash, PDAF coupled with a 5MP sensor on the front. The Rear cam gets AI scene detection feature, though not out of the box, but will arrive via OTA in due course.
Other than the aforementioned, the Redmi 7A launched in India today shares basically the same specs with the Chinese version
The device is embedded in a polycarbonate unibody shell with a matte finish on the back and a P2i coating to splash-proof, and on the front is a 5.45-inch HD+ IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device has the SD 439 SoC coupled with 2GB RAM, 16GB and 32GB of expandable storage. Of course, the Redmi 7A boots Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 out of the box and is powered by a 4000mAh battery.
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