Just two weeks ago the Pocophone F1 received the first closed Beta of MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie , but the team of software engineers of Xiaomi also keeps in progress the program of improvements of the latest stable version, based on Android 8.1 Oreo . Among the information offered we can find details about the integration of the dark mode , as well as the solution to the latency problems with the screen or even the support to watch Netflix in HD .
Xiaomi has a particular way of working with the updates of their smartphones. In the case of the Pocophone F1 , the firm keeps track of the news and solutions to problems in which it works to be implemented in future updates. Product of that monitoring, we have before us a list of the problems that the manufacturer will address in its imminent update of the stable version, although it will remain Android 8.1 Oreo.
What’s new in Pocophone F1
As we can see in one of the threads of the official forum of MIUI , the Pocophone F1 will soon receive a new update of the most stable version to date, MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo .
At this point, we have to make a point to indicate that just two weeks ago, Xiaomi activated the update process to the first Beta of MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie , although for a selected group of users. A closed update. However, among the information offered by the manufacturer we can see how the test version will be available to everyone very soon. While there is no specific date, the firm urges the release of the same during this month of December.
This same beta will already contain the correction to the lag experienced by the screen and the faults of the digitizer, an improvement that will also be available soon in the update of the stable version.
On the other hand, the update that the Pocophone F1 will receive imminently will also contain the solution to the failures experienced by the OK Google command .
The same happens with full screen support for some apps with the hidden notch , or the solution to the microphone problem when using headphones.
Dark mode and Netflix in HD
Some of the new features so demanded by users that are already available is the dark mode support. As detailed by the company, an update of the POCO launcher on Google Play is now available, which is compatible with night mode or dark mode.
However, another of the unanimous requests of the owners of the Pocophone F1 will have to wait for future updates. We refer to the support to watch Netflix in HD . Recall that the lack of compatibility with Widevine L1 , a DRM protection system for multimedia content prevented viewing videos at more than 480p.
In this regard, Xiaomi advances that it is in the process of optimization with Qualcomm and Google to solve this major problem as soon as possible. The manufacturer also points out that it hopes to be able to offer an advance of the changes in the Beta of MIUI 10 during this last month. However, there are no more details about it.
Another feature that is working is the recording of video at 4K with refresh rate at 60 frames per second , although at this point there are no details that advance us when it might be available.