The Mi Mix 3 5G is Xiaomi’s first 5G smartphone. It initially launched in Europe, followed by China. The handset came with MIUI 10 based on Android Pie out of the box. It neither received MIUI 11 nor Android 10. Back in July, the company even said there were no plans for MIUI 12. But we missed out on statements provided by Xiaomi, in which it confirmed Pie-based MIUI 12 for this device. As promised, the firm has been now seeding the MIUI 12 update to users since last week.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G did not get proper software support it deserved being the company’s first 5G smartphone as well as a device from popular Mix series due to poor sales figure. But a petition on Change.orgMIUI 12 for this phone, however, it comes with Android Pie.
The update is currently available for the European (EEA) variant of the handset with build number V126.96.36.199.PEMEUXM (via Xiaomi Firmware Updater). The MIUI builds for this smartphone come in two more versions – Global & China. But they are yet to receive the update.
Though Mi Mix 3 5G has now received MIUI 12, it will be not getting Android 10 as per Xiaomi. It’s ironic because this phone was part of Android Q Beta program earlier last year.
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