Xiaomi has started Rolling out the August Security Update for Xiaomi MiA1 devices.
As per the changelog of the latest software update on Xiaomi Mi A1 units posted on MIUI forum, the update brings the latest August 2018 Google security patch, improves stability of the handset, and optimises performance. Build number of the update isV126.96.36.199.ODHMIFE.
Those Who where already on Android 8.1 have Got 474mb update.
Bugs Introduced With this Update
1. Notification light doesn’t turn at times for notifications
2. Settings Menu is crashing for users who where using custom themes.
Fix for this issue will be to uninstall all the custom themes and if that that doesn’t work, you will have to factory reset your phone.
3.Severe network issues for users, mainly for jio users.
4.Issue with proximity sensor, Calls automatically getting connected to speaker and screen automatically misbehaves when we are on a call.
Battery Backup & Performance
Coming to the battery backup and performance, battery backup is almost similar as compared to the previous update and there is no noticable improvement.With normal usage, users will get a screen on time of 5 to 6 hours and 4-4:30 hours with moderate to heavy usage.
Tested out charging time for about three times and the phone charges from 2-100% in 1 hr 45 mins which is about 8-10 mins lower than previous update.