Pixel Experience based on Android 9 Pie released for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

By | 18th August 2018
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android Oreo update

The codebase of Android 9 Pie has been released to the public and this has resulted in a lot of devices receiving new and updated custom ROMs based on the new update. Yesterday, we saw a slew of ROMs based on Android 9 Pie released for some older OnePlus smartphones and one was released for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro as well. The Redmi Note 5 Pro has been an incredibly popular smartphone since its release so it makes sense that it receiving an updated version of the Pixel Experience custom ROM has garnered so much attention.

This particular build has been brought to us by XDA Senior Member jhenrique09, who has done a lot of work for the community. It is said to work on Xiaomi’s smartphones with the codename whyred, which includes the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro. As this is an early release, there are some bugs to be expected. Here is a list of what the developer says works and the current known issues.

Whats working:

  • Wifi
  • RIL
  • Mobile data
  • GPS
  • Camera
  • Flashlight
  • Camcorder
  • Bluetooth
  • FMRadio
  • Fingerprint reader
  • IR
  • Lights
  • Sound / vibration
  • Facelock

Known issues:

  • Hardware encryption
  • Miracast/wifi display

The developer also says you don’t need to flash a Gapps package as they are already included in this build.

Check out this Android 9 Pie custom ROM in our Redmi Note 5 Pro forum