TWRP now supports the Redmi Note 8/8T, Xiaomi Mi 9, and Realme X2 Pro
The TWRP custom recovery is undoubtedly one of the best options for the Android community to install any kind of third-party software on their devices. However, the recovery doesn’t offer official support for all devices due to the sheer number of phones launched each month. Thankfully, the team behind the open-source recovery is quite active and keeps adding new phones to the list of supported devices ever so often. Most recently, the developers added support for the Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro, Nokia 7.2, and Nokia 6.2. Now, the team has extended support for a few more devices.
Redmi Note 8/8T
The Redmi Note 8 is the latest phone in the popular Redmi Note lineup and it offers some impressive hardware at a compelling price. The device packs in a Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. One of its highlighting features is the impressive quad-camera setup that includes a 48MP primary shooter, an 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP dedicated macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. The device runs MIUI 11 based on Android 9 Pie and if you’re not a fan of Xiaomi’s software, you can now flash a custom ROM on the device thanks to the TWRP support. The Redmi Note 8T, which is the same device with NFC, has also received TWRP support.re
Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi’s Snapdragon 855 powered flagship Mi 9 has also received official support for the TWRP custom recovery, allowing users to flash custom ROMs and kernels on the device. Along with the Snapdragon 855, the device packs in up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device also features a triple camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, a 12MP telephoto lens, and a 16MP ultrawide shooter. It’s one of the best value flagship smartphones in the market today and with the custom recovery support, users will now be able to make the most out of their phones.
Realme X2 Pro
Realme’s first true flagship, the Realme X2 Pro, packs in top-of-the-line hardware, including a Snapdragon 855+ chip, up to 12GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In the camera department, the device features a quad camera setup with an impressive 64MP primary shooter, a 13MP telephoto lens, an 8MP ultrawide lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. But it’s highlighting factor is definitely the 90Hz Super AMOLED display with HDR 10+ support. Realme recently released a bootloader unlock tool and kernel sources for the device kicking off third-party development. And now, with official TWRP support, we can expect the development to further speed up.