MIUI 9 Update to launch on July 26 alongside Mi 5X – Details, Eligible Devices & Features

Earlier, Xiaomi stated that its most awaited MIUI 9 update will be released before August 16, 2017. And today we have an official date on which MIUI 9 is going to be released. As we all know Xiaomi is one of the most popular Chinese brands which ships its devices with its own proprietary skin called “MIUI“. The last MIUI update was rolled out back in May last year which was MIUI 8. After so much of wait, Xiaomi is finally done with MIUI 9 update.


The long awaited and anticipated MIUI 9 is finally making its debut on July 26 alongside of Xiaomi Mi 5X, the company’s upcoming mid-range Smartphone. So, mark this day on your calendar and start counting the days in reverse order. The MIUI 9 will be announced on July 26 at 14:00 (GMT +8) at China National Convention Center. It has been 442 days since MIUI 8 was released and yes it’s a long time and we can expect Xiaomi not disappointing with MIUI 9.

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MIUI 9 Update – Eligible Devices and Features:

Some of the Xiaomi phones to get MIUI 9 update are Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 3/3s/Prime, Mi Note 2, Mi Mix, Mi 5, Mi 5c, Mi Max, Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Mi 4c, Mi 4i, Mi Pad 2, Mi Pad 3, Mi 5s Plus, Redmi 4X, Mi Note, Redmi Note 4x, Mi Max 2, Mi 6 and more.

What we know so far about MIUI 9 and its Features:

  • Redesigned Lock Screen shortcut
  • Added Split-Screen feature
  • Added 3 new themes besides the default theme.
  • Removed rarely used features
  • In order to ensure MIUI 9 offers a great user experience in terms of stability, smoothness, and better battery backup, a limited amount of devices will receive MIUI 9 in the first batch followed by others. The updates will roll out in batches.

Among this big news, there is also another news which is going to be revealed tomorrow i.e., 19 July at 14:00 (GMT+8). So, Stay tuned with Xiaomi Times.

Download MIUI 9 Recovery/Fastboot ROM, OTA Update:

As usual MIUI 9 will be rolled out via OTA. But for the users who want to update their devices manually, Xiaomi will release Fastboot ROM and Recovery ROM’s for MIUI 9.

Stay tuned as we will provide download links for MIUI 9 Fastboot and Recovery ROM for your device.

Source: MIUI

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