Xiaomi looking for stock Android Oreo beta testers for Mi A1

Recently, the company announced that it is seeking beta testers for the Oreo update. The company has taken to its official forum via GSMArena asking users of the device to register themselves for the beta testing program before December 11 at 11:59 PM Beijing time. Launched back in September, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is now ready for Android 8.0 Oreo Beta update, and testers are needed for the same. Interested? You'll need to download the MIUI Global Forum app from the Play Store, head to the Recruitment tab, fill out the requisite information, and hit Submit.

Also read: How will your cheap smartphone benefit from Android Oreo Go? You can join the beta program regardless of your region, and the communication language is English. The handset is expected to get Android 8.0 Oreo, and it appears the time for that is close, as the Chinese manufacturer is now looking for Mi A1 users who are willing to test the new version fo the OS.

If you aren't familiar with the Xiaomi Mi A1, you've missed a chance to fall in love with something truly unique. Before you enroll for Beta testing, be mindful that Beta builds are unstable and prone to occasional bugs and crashes.

It will be running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, complete stock Android, No MIUI and will receive updates for next 2 years directly from Google.

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The device features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display bearing full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution.

In terms of hardware, the Mi A1 is packing a Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. There is also expandable storage option up to 128GB using a microSD card.

Xiaomi started receiving applications for beta testing the Android Oreo on the Mi A1.

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