Xiaomi has started Rolling out the July Security Update for Xiaomi MiA1 devices on Monday.
As per the changelog of the latest software update on Xiaomi Mi A1 units posted on MIUI forum, the update brings the latest July 2018 Google security patch, improves stability of the handset, and optimises performance. Build number of the update is OPM1.171019.026.V18.104.22.168.ODHMIFE.
Those Who where already on Android 8.1 have Got 467.3Mb.
And the Users who where Still On 8.0 Got 1152MB Update
Bugs Introduced With this Update
1. Notification light is not blinking for new notifications, it will stay ON when you receive a new notification when your phone is locked and it won’t blink.
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.
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 5-6 hours and 4-4:30 hours with moderate to heavy usage.
Geekbench Battery benchmark score after the update.
Ram Management and performance has improved quite a bit after the Android 8.1 Update, now third-party apps and system apps load pretty much faster as compared to Android oreo 8.1
Youtube Video Link for July Update: https://youtu.be/F1TtM-EyS-I
Xiaomi MiA1 Oreo 8.1 Features : https://youtu.be/n1QXPBsYp4s