Just over a week ago, Xiaomi began distributing a stable MIUI 12 shell update for Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G smartphone in Europe. And after this update the smartphone has stopped working in 5G networks.
MIUI 184.108.40.206 PEMEUXM firmware is based on Android 9 Pie and distributed “through the air”. Judging by the feedback of some users, the smartphone stopped working in networks of the fifth generation 5G after stopping the firmware MIUI 12.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G in its time was the first 5G smartphone manufacturer. Support for 5G is one of the key features of the model and the differences from the usual Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 (overview).
The update history of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G was scandalous. Usually Xiaomi cannot be blamed for bad software support for smartphones. However, presented in early 2019 Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G for a long time “hang” on the stage of MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie. As a result, in the spring of 2020, tired of waiting users created a petition with the requirement to update the smartphone to MIUI 11, as well as add it to the list of future updates of MIUI 12, Android 10 and 11. In June, representatives of Xiaomi confirmed that Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G will receive an update to MIUI 12, but will remain on Android 9 Pie, and in July it was reported that there are no updates to MIUI 11 or MIUI 12.