Xiaomi and Redmi smartphones get Jio True 5G support with new software update
Xiaomi India on Tuesday announced its partnership with Reliance Jio to bring the telecom operator’s “True 5G” experience to its consumers.
Smartphone models that support Autonomous Network (SA) have received a software update to work seamlessly on Reliance Jio’s network, according to a statement.
Compatible devices include Mi 11 Ultra 5G, Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G, Xiaomi 11T Pro 5G, Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G, Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, Redmi Note 11T 5G, Redmi 11 Prime 5G, Redmi Note 10T 5G, Mi 11X 5G, Mi 11X Pro 5G, Redmi K50i 5G, Xiaomi 11i 5G and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G.
“Xiaomi India… today announced its partnership with Reliance Jio to bring a ‘True 5G’ experience to its consumers… All Xiaomi 5G smartphones will support the Jio True 5G network,” the statement read.
The combination will allow Xiaomi and Redmi smartphone users to access the telecom operator’s 5G connectivity and stream videos without interruption, enjoy high-resolution video calls and play low-latency games on their devices.
Users should change the preferred network type to 5G in their Xiaomi and Redmi smartphone settings to access Jio’s True 5G Standalone (SA) network.
“Xiaomi’s smartphones like Redmi K50i and Redmi Note 11T 5G have undergone meticulous testing with Reliance Jio’s True 5G network to ensure unfettered connectivity that can really help improve user experience. Today, most 5G-enabled devices from Xiaomi and Redmi work best with Reliance Jio. True 5G network,” the statement said.
Muralikrishnan B, President of Xiaomi India, said the move will help consumers enjoy the best of 5G with Reliance Jio’s True 5G experience on their Xiaomi and Redmi handsets.
Reliance Jio Infocomm President Sunil Dutt said, “With consumers at the center of everything, bringing True 5G access to the public has been a constant mission for Jio and we are happy to share that all Xiaomi 5G devices at coming will have SA connectivity out of the box, in addition to existing ones that have been software upgraded to support True 5G.”