Xiaomi Mi 6, Redmi Note 4X getting MIUI 9 update on August 11: Report
The Xiaomi Mi 6, Redmi Note 4X and Mi 5X are the first devices to run the latest MIUI 9 based Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. The company is reportedly planning to update a total of 17 devices.
The Xiaomi Mi 6 and Redmi Note 4X will be the first smartphones to get the MIUI 9 update. The smartphones will get the new version of MIUI on August 11 The Chinese smartphone maker announced the Mi 5X as well as the MIUI 9 last week.
Although there are multiple rumors surrounding the update list of Xiaomi devices, a new report from MyDrivers details Xiaomi’s planned rollout. According to reports, Xiaomi plans to upgrade a total of 17 devices to the latest MIUI 9, including the Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 5X and Redmi Note 4X 11 being the first to receive the August update. The second wave of updates in August. 25 will see 12 more smartphones get updates. These include Xiaomi Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5c, Mi Max 2, Mi Max, Mi 4s, Mi Note and Mi 4X.
Xiaomi is planning a third wave for the MIUI 9 update in September. The update will be rolled out to the company’s entry-level devices Redmi 2A and Redmi 1 / 1S, announced a few years ago. The company seems to be trying to solve a wide range of currently used smartphones.
Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and offers support for split-screen multitasking and enhanced battery life, including Doze on the go. The update brings enhancements to the Chinese market, such as image search, smart app launcher and smart assistant. Xiaomi plans to bring these features to other markets as well. Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart confirmed last month that Xiaomi’s best-selling Redmi Note 4 will be upgraded to MIUI 9 next month. The company is expected to update the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A to MIUI 9 here.