Redmi K40 and K40 Pro Plus Receive Android 14-based HyperOS Update

Redmi K40 and K40 Pro Plus Receive Android 14-based HyperOS Update

Xiaomi has initiated the deployment of its latest skin update, HyperOS, on the Redmi K40 and K40 Pro Plus smartphones, according to reports from ITHome. This update, based on Android 14, is currently being rolled out in China, starting with an internal testing version, likely a beta. The stable version is expected to be released to the wider audience after some time.

Update Details

The HyperOS update for the Redmi K40 and K40 Pro Plus is substantial, weighing in at 5.2GB and incorporates the April security patch. Here is a breakdown of the changes included in the update:

Xiaomi HyperOS Features

The HyperOS by Xiaomi introduces a comprehensive operating system ecosystem for individuals, vehicles, and households, offering a range of enhancements and optimizations:

System Enhancements

  • Update of Google security patch (2024#04) to enhance system security
  • Low-level reconstruction for improved hardware performance

Cross-Device Connectivity

  • Integration of Xiaomi HyperConnect framework for seamless device connectivity and collaboration
  • Enhanced cross-device experience supporting various hardware capabilities sharing

Security and Privacy

  • Robust security architecture for device interconnection
  • Cross-terminal privacy system including internet behavior management

Aesthetic Enhancements

  • Globalized life aesthetics for a refined visual experience
  • New motion language for a coherent global motion feel
  • Refreshed color system for a vibrant interface appearance
  • Unified system fonts and new weather design for an immersive experience
  • Artistic lock screen and upgraded desktop icon design for a visually appealing interface

User Experience

  • Improved multi-task window management for enhanced interaction and ease of use

To update to the latest firmware, users can navigate to Device Settings > About > Software Update > Check for Update on their smartphones. It is advisable to ensure sufficient storage and battery capacity before initiating the update process to avoid potential issues, including data corruption.

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