And those selected for the test will be announced on the MIUI global forum. 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. The company at the launch had also announced that it would release the Android Oreo update by the end of this year. You can become a Xiaomi Beta Tester in a few easy steps.
Provide your IMEI number in the app and if your application is selected, you will get an update to Android 8.0 Oreo beta on your Mi A1 handset. But, he/she should be active in MIUI forums as well as have knowledge about ROMs.
Mi A1 owners interested in participating in the beta testing must provide their 15-digit IMEI number to Xiaomi in a dedicated thread on the official MIUI forum linked below. Before you enroll for Beta testing, be mindful that Beta builds are unstable and prone to occasional bugs and crashes. It is the company's first Android one phone and has received several updates like the security patches and OTA firmware since its launch.
Xiaomi Mi A1 sports a metal unibody design and features 5.5-inch Full-HD resolution display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top. In terms of optics, the phone boasts dual 12 MP cameras (26mm, f/2.2; 50mm, f/2.6) with 2x optical zoom and dual LED flash. The phone runs on a mid-range octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with 4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU.
Xiaomi is now seeking Android 8.0 Oreo beta testers who use its Mi A1 smartphone to experiment with the beta version of the latest iteration of Google's mobile operating system.