Xiaomi and Poco share update schedule: you can expect this

Xiaomi brings clarity about the update support of its smartphones, and that also applies to the Redmi and Poco devices. Phones can continue to count on updates and monthly patches for two years.

Xiaomi’s update schedule

Xiaomi has grown strongly in recent months and can now call itself the second largest smartphone manufacturer. However, the brand always remained vague about the support of its devices, and that was also apparent when we asked the brand for more clarity about this. Xiaomi is now breaking that silence and providing more information about the security updates of its devices.

“We will release monthly security patches and quarterly updates for Xiaomi devices for at least two years after the product goes on sale,” the brand’s website reads. “Monthly and quarterly updates include Android security patches released by Google, as well as patches for specific Xiaomi issues.”

Update overview

Only Xiaomi’s Android One phones can count on those monthly updates, namely: the Mi A3, Mi A2, and Mi A2 Lite. All other phones including the flagships will receive quarterly updates.

Here you will discover an overview of all Xiaomi, Redmi, and Poco phones that receive quarterly updates:

  • Mi 10T Pro
  • Mi 10T
  • Mi 10T Lite
  • Mi 10i
  • Mi 9T Pro
  • Mi PLAY
  • Mi 10
  • Mi 10 Lite 5G
  • Mi 10 Pro
  • Mi 9
  • Mi 9 Lite
  • Mi 9 SE
  • Mi 9T
  • Mi 9T Pro
  • Mi A3
  • Mi Note 10
  • Mi Note 10 Lite
  • Mi MIX 3
  • Mi 11 Lite 5G
  • Mi 11 Ultra
The Xiaomi Mi 11
  • Redmi 7A
  • Redmi Go
  • Redmi Note 7
  • Redmi Note 7S
  • Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Redmi 10X 4G
  • Redmi 7
  • Redmi 8
  • Redmi 8A
  • Redmi 8A Dual
  • Redmi 8A Pro
  • Redmi 9
  • Redmi 9 Prime
  • Redmi 9A
  • Redmi 9AT
  • Redmi 9i
  • Redmi 9C
  • Redmi 9T
  • Redmi 9C NFC
  • Redmi Go
  • Redmi K20
  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Redmi Note 8
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Redmi Note 8T
  • Redmi Note 9
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Redmi Note 9S
  • Redmi Note 10 5G
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro
  • Redmi Note 10S
  • Redmi Note 10T 5G
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  • POCO C3
  • POCO F2 Pro
  • POCO M2
  • POCO X2
  • POCO X3

Raise your teeth?

It seems that there are a few quirks in the update overview. For example, the Mi 11 Ultra and the Mi 11 Lite can be seen in the list, but the regular Mi 11 and the Pro version are missing. In addition, the Mi A3 seems to be wrongly part of the list, because it gets monthly updates. Finally, know that not all phones from this list are also for sale with us.

What do you think about the information Xiaomi shares about device support. Should Xiaomi step up its update policy now that most of its competitors are updating their devices for longer? Samsung is offering four years of updates for certain Galaxy phones, OPPO will support devices for three years and Google would soon offer five years of support. Let us know in the comments at the bottom of this article.

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