Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Might Soon Get Android Q, a Geekbench Listing Suggests

The latest series of Xiaomi’s smartphones, Mi 8, were launched in May in China. Amongst the devices that the company announced were its flagship Mi 8 and its different versions, as well as its budget variant, Mi 8 SE. At the present moment, all of them use Android Oreo that will soon be replaced by Android Pie. However, a recent report suggests that Xiaomi Mi 8 SE will soon receive the upcoming Android Q.

Xiaomi Mi8 SE runs Android Q on the Geekbench listing

According to the recent report by Nashville Chatter, Xiaomi Mi 8 SE made its appearance on the Geekbench listing, running the next gen Android Q. Few days earlier, it was reported that Google’s Pixel 3 XL has also been spotted on Geekbench using Android Q. This seems to prove that Google is in the process of developing the new version of its operating system for mobile devices, which is by far the most widely-used of its kind in the world. Going back to Mi 8 SE, the screenshot published by Nashville Chatter showed that this device scored 1830 in single-core and 5819 in multi-core benchmarks.

What do we know about Android Q

Although we do not know anything about the upcoming Android Q, it has been reported that amongst its features we might find an option that will allow us to use two apps at the same time thanks to the split-screen mode. Present day versions of the Android operating system also support the split-screen mode, but only one of the screens can be active at a time.

The key features of Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

When it comes to Xiaomi Mi 8 SE, this device uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 SoC, 64GB/128GB of internal storage and 4GB/6GB of RAM. The smartphone has a 5.88-inch FullHD+ display with a screen resolution of 1080×2244 and an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. Mi 8 SE has a dual rear camera (12MP and 5MP) and a 20MP selfie camera. It has a 3,120mAh battery with support for the Quick Charge 3.0.

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