Xiaomi, the popular Chinese Smartphone brand announced that MIUI 9 update based on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update is in works. MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow in May last year and Xiaomi has already started its roll out to Mi Phones. We have already shared MIUI 8 ROM for some devices here.
Xiaomi on its forum made it official that they are developing MIUI 9 and have obtained the Android 7.0 Nougat source code from Google and asked the fans whether they will appreciate the Multi-window feature in MIUI 9 update based on Android N.
MIUI 9 Android 7.0 Nougat Update – Release Date, Features, Eligible Devices
As we all know Xiaomi has always in talks for not providing regular updates to its devices. Considering that, the update might get released in second half of 2017. Still, most of the Xiaomi Devices are running on MIUI 7 and MIUI 8 Beta update is in works for those devices. This might delay the MIUI 9 Beta update and we can expect it somewhere in May or June 2017.
Xiaomi MIUI 9 Update Features:
MIUI 9 will bring all the Android 7.0 Nougat features which include multi-window, quick reply from notifications, Optimized Doze Mode & Always-On VPN etc. Apart from these, we can expect some additional features from Xiaomi like Better RAM Optimization, New Launcher & Themes etc.
List of Xiaomi MIUI 9 Supported Devices:
The expected Xiaomi device models to get MIUI 9 Android N update are Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S Prime, Redmi 3s, Mi5, Mi Note 2, Mi Max, Mi Mix, Redmi 4, Mi 4c, Mi 4i, Mi Pad 2 and Mi 5s Plus.
MIUI 9 Update may support more device models. The above device list is made based on their specifications and other factors.
Download MIUI 9 Recovery ROM, Fastboot ROM & OTA Update:
MIUI 9 update will be rolled out via OTA (Over-The-Air) and the MIUI users who are facing difficulty updating their device can download the Recovery & Fastboot ROM which can be flashed manually on their devices. Download links for MIUI 9 Fastboot & Recovery ROM will be added when it is available to the users.
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