MIUI 12.5.1 Global released
Users of Global versions of Redmi Note 8 pro are finally able to download the latest MIUI version based on Android 11. The update size is 2.2GB as usual MIUI updates.
Procedure of installing the update is regular unless you are rooted user. If you are rooted and have custom recovery such as LRTWRP or any other recovery for Android 10, it's suggested to move back to stock to prevent bootloop, there are high chances of falling into it.
Update is still not available on xiaomifirmwareupdater.com, but it's expected to be available till the end of a day.
MIUI 12.5 Changelog
For the end
Dozens of Redmi, POCO, and Black Shark devices are then listed under the column of “will get Android 12” and there are a further 12 Xiaomi Mi brand smartphones also with the sameheading. Then there is a selection of six smartphones, which includes the Redmi Note 9 (Global), that may or may not get the Android 12 update.
What will stick in the throat of many Xiaomi fans is the “Devices won’t get Android 12" section. There are some big names in here: the Mi 9 series, the Redmi 9 range, the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro.
This clearly says that this will be the latest increasement of the Android version for this device, at least for official branch, while on other side there are plenty of Custom ROMS for it.
Everything can be found on Redmi Note 8 Pro xda thread and Redmi Note 8 Pro official telegram group .