Xiaomi yesterday revealed the next version of the MIUI viz MIUI 9 along side the Mi 5x, and before we move on to whether your Xiaomi device will be getting the MIUI 9 update or not, here are some major highlights of the MIUI 9.
MIUI 9 brings complete UI change, the stock apps and icons look more polished the UI is smoother and animations are a lot nicer. The biggest difference you will notice straight away is the fact that the new UI is a lot faster than the MIUI 8, Xiaomi has worked a lot in improving background app management and RAM consumption.
There is also an assistant included in the MIUI 9, which will help you in doing some basic tasks such as taking a note, opening an application etc.
Overall, the MIUI 9 is the much-needed update which will enhance your experience with your favourite Xiaomi devices.
The newly launched Xiaomi Mi 5x is the first device to come with MIUI 9 out of the box, out of all the present devices, the Xiaomi Mi 6 would probably be the first one to get the update followed by other devices.
The upcoming Xiaomi Riva was also spotted running Android 7.1 Nougat which confirms that this upcoming device from the company will be launched with MIUI 9.
Before we move on to the list, here are some highlights of the Android Nougat 7.0
Android Nougat Features
- Multi-Window(Split screen)
- Improved quick settings
- Battery optimizations
- Improved support for VR
- Faster animations
- Seamless updates
- Better notification layout
- Multi-user support
Here is a video which will give you complete information about all the new features and changes present in MIUI 9.
Courtesy of C4ETech
Note: – Some older Xiaomi device like Redmi Note 3, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime And Mi4 will not get the Android Nougat MIUI 9 update.
List of Xiaomi Phones eligible for Android 7.0 Nougat Update/MIUI 9 Update
Devices elidgble for Android 7.1 update
- Xiaomi Mi 6
- Xiaomi Mi Max 2
- Xiaomi Mi 5C
- Xiaomi Redmi 4x ( Redmi 4 in India)
Devices elidgle for Android 7.0 Nougat update.
- Xiaomi Mi 5
- Xiaomi Mi 5S
- Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
- Xiaomi Mi 4S
- Xiaomi Mi 4C
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
- Xiaomi Mi Max
- Xiaomi Mi Note
- Xiaomi Mi Note 2
- Xiaomi Mi Mix
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (controversial)
- Xiaomi Mi 3 (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Mi 2 (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Mi 2s (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Mi 4 (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Mi Pad (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Mi Note Pro (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4(Mediatek) (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi 3 (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi 4 (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi 2A (China Rom Only)
- Xiaomi Redmi Pro (China Rom Only)
The Xiaomi Mi 6 will apparently be the first one among this list to get the official update, also, some of the device mentioned will only get the update for the China Rom only, devices on the Global Rom will sadly miss out on the update.
The update will be available for all the devices mentioned above in the Q3/Q4 2017.