MIUI 9 Global Now Rolling Out for Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Mi 6, Mi Mix & More Devices
Xiaomi recently announced the global version of MIUI 9 on November 2 during the release of its Redmi Y1 smartphone in India. Even before the announcement, select Mi 6, the Mi Mix 2, and the Mi Max 2 users started receiving the update. Alongside, Xiaomi also released the MIUI 9 Beta Stable update for the Redmi Note 4 and rolled out the ROM to all the users. The company is now adding some more smartphones to the MIUI 9 update list.
Some of the smartphones that have made it to the MIUI 9 Global ROM list are the Mi Max 2, the Mi 6, Mi Mix, the Mi 5, and the Mi 5S Plus. Phones under this list are getting nightly updates that are touted as “Beta Stable” by Xiaomi. In the coming weeks, Xiaomi will be updating all the phones in the list to “Global Stable” versions.
MIUI 9 is based on Android 7.0 Nougat
The MIUI 9 Global update comes with enhanced UI features, speed, and overall performance just like stock Android. Xiaomi also detailed that the global update brings improved notification panel, split screen, a secure app vault, quick replies, and some region-specific features. The MIUI 9 is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and Xiaomi has not yet detailed about the timeline for Android Oreo update.
Take a look at all the Xiaomi devices that will be receiving the MIUI 9 Global update:
Mi Mix 2
Mi Note 3
Mi Note 2
Mi 5s Plus
Mi Max 2
Redmi Note 4
Redmi Note 4X
Redmi Note 5A
Redmi Note 3
Redmi Note 4G Prime
Redmi Note 2
Redmi Note 4
Redmi 3S Prime
Redmi 2 Prime
For older Xiaomi device owners such as the Redmi Note 3, will still have to wait for the MIUI 9 Global update to arrive. Such phones are not scheduled to receive the update until December. For the ones who have made it to the list, there are two ways to go forward with the update download, either wait for the OTA to show up or download the ROM from MIUI website.