Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite have started Getting the MIUI 10 Global Stable Upgrade, Based on some user reports.
The update is allegedly rolling out as an over-the-air (OTA) bundle in India. While the new MIUI variant brings a list of interface-level changes to the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite, it doesn’t upgrade the operating system to Android Oreo. This means that even after installing the most recent update, your Redmi phone will continue to run Android 7.1 Nougat.
As multiple users reported on the Mi Community forums, the MIUI 10 Global Stable upgrade for its Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite is around 507MB of dimensions. The upgrade, particularly for your Redmi Y1, attracts MIUI v10.2.1.0. NDKMIXM, as per the screenshots shared by the users.
The changelog featured one of the screenshots highlights that the MIUI 10 Global Stable update for the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite provides an upgraded Android safety patch. The upgrade also seemingly fixes the port for switching between the front and back cameras through video calls and also addresses problems around notifications. Furthermore, it is found to fix problems related to the lock screen, status bar, and notification bar, and also the default option recorder app.
That being said, the most recent MIUI upgrade does not include the expected Android Oreo, and the software is still predicated on Android 7.1 Nougat.
You can manually check the availability of the MIUI 10 Global Stable update on the Redmi Y1 or the Redmi Y1 Lite by going to Settings > About phone > System update.
Alternatively, XDA Developers has provided download links to let you manually set up the MIUI 10 Global Stable update on your Redmi Y1 or Redmi Y1 Lite.
The Redmi Y1 includes a 16-megapixel selfie camera, whereas the Redmi Y1 Lite includes a 5-megapixel detector. The latter comes as a rebranded Redmi Notice 5A, while the former is that the India edition of the Redmi Note 5A Prime.