Xiaomi Poco F1 gets the unofficial build of LineageOS 16

Although there are no voices and rumors that would indicate an imminent release, the LineageOS version 16 based on Android Pie is not yet officially available. However, those who are looking forward to this update can rest assured – according to what was leaked by the development team, in fact, the transition from 15.1 to 16 should be smooth, although there is still need a little patience.

Owners of Xiaomi Poco F1 who want to receive LineageOS 16 immediately, can take advantage of the unofficial build shared by abhishek987, a “Senior” member of the now famous XDA developer forum.

This is, of course, an initial build, but most of the main features seem to find no hitch on the Poco F1. The ROM includes all the usual gadgets for Android Pie and can be used without any Google app. According to the latest rumors, Xiaomi Poco F1 should get the official update to Android Pie in “Q4 2018”, or in the last quarter of the year (from now until December) – however, according to industry experts, at least others will pass two months before Poco F1 manages to get the official build.

Taking a look at the changelog of the changes, you immediately notice how the build of LineageOS 16 allows the Poco F1 to get the security patches for the month of September.

Xiaomi Little F1 was released a couple of weeks ago, and it quickly became a rather popular device. Its great strength lies in being equipped with highly respectable technical specifications, at a very attractive price – the amount needed to buy the Poco F1 is absolutely reasonable (less than 300 euros). Recall that the phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, combined with an Adreno 630 GPU, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory, expandable up to 256 GB via microSD. In addition, Xiaomi Poco F1 is equipped with a remarkable 4000 mAh battery, which guarantees high battery life.

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