Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 gets Pixel Experience based on Android Pie

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 gets Pixel Experience based on Android Pie

The Redmi Note 3 was one of the first Xiaomi smartphones that really caught my eye. It didn’t have the fastest hardware, and the MIUI OEM ROM isn’t really for me, but that device with a custom ROM was amazing for the price. Since then I have been impressed with the regular Redmi line as well as their Redmi Note line and enjoy seeing the developer community flourish around it. Since Android 9 Pie source was released we’ve seen a number of ports released and just yesterday XDA Senior Member Carlos Arriaga shared their Pixel Experience port.

The custom ROM is based on Android 9 Pie. Just like you would expect, most of the hardware works so it may be worth using as a daily driver for some people. Here’s a list of what we know about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pixel Experience ROM so far:


What’s Working:

  • Wifi
  • RIL
  • Mobile data
  • GPS
  • Camera
  • Flashlight
  • Camcorder
  • Bluetooth
  • FMRadio
  • Fingerprint reader
  • IR
  • Lights
  • Sound/vibration

Know Issues:

  • Hardware encryption
  • Selinux Enforcing

The developer tells us that there isn’t any reason to flash Gapps since they are included, but there is a special file that you will need to flash. The thread says to flash it “for no reset configs,” and the link takes you to a Telegram snippet download with a label that looks to fix VoLTE on Android 9 Pie ROMs.

Check out this port of Pixel Experience in our Redmi Note 3 forum

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Doug Lynch
Doug Lynch

When I am passionate about something, I go all in and thrive on having my finger on the pulse of what is happening in that industry. This has transitioned over the years from PCs and video games, but for close to a decade now all of my attention has gone toward smartphones and Android.

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