The Xiaomi phone owners have complaint a lot about late delivery of software updates on their phones. It’s more than a year since Marshmallow was officially announced and it’s only now that Xiaomi phones are getting this update. Just a couple of days back we talked about Xiaomi’s upcoming MIUI 9 update and the first work on it began on November 7. So we will have the first MIUI 9 China ROM and then the global MIUI 9 ROM but not that early because MIUI 8 global roll out is still pending in large scale. Xiaomi team is working on to bring the MIUI 9 update to various Xiaomi devices and we go through devices list which will receive the MIUI 9 update.
Xiaomi MIUI 9 Update – Phone List
Xiaomi in the past two to three months has announced a number of devices. All of them runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 8 out of box. That’s good to see but Marshmallow isn’t the latest version of Android anymore. We have Android 7.0 so called as Nougat available. So, the upcoming Android version on Xiaomi Redmi and MI phones will be MIUI 9 and it will be based on Android Nougat. The new Nougat update brings out DayDream reality possible, quick multi-tasking, drag and drop image/file support and bunch of them which are listed here.
Below mentioned is the list of eligible Xiaomi phones to get the MIUI 9 update –
- Xiaomi Mi Mix
- Xiaomi Mi 5S
- Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
- Redmi Note 4
- Xiaomi Redmi 4
- Xiaomi Redmi 4A
- Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime
- Xiaomi Mi Max
- Xiaomi Mi Max Prime
- Xiaomi Mi Note 2
All the above mentioned Mi & Redmi phones will receive the following –
- China Stable ROM
- Global Stable ROM update
More devices [new launches] will be added to the list. And this is not the official list. Its based on the little past history of the company in terms of delivering the software update to existing lineup.
Xiaomi Mi 5S MIUI 9 Update
The flagship Mi 5S will be the first handset to get the latest MIUI build. Similarly, MI 5S Plus too will see through the custom Xiaomi build based on Android Nougat. If you own this smartphone, then priority is given to you. Cheers for that!
Possible Roll-out of Nougat update for Mi 5S: February-March 2017
Xiaomi Mi Mix Nougat Update
Xiaomi Mi Mix, a smartphone with edge-less display will also get the Android 7.0 based MIUI 9 update.
Possible Roll-out : May/June 2017
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Nougat Update
The best of the budget phones, the Redmi Note series & the budget Redmi series too will receive the Android 7.0 update and it will be mostly in the month of August next year.
So which Xiaomi phone do you have right now?
Note : Please note that the device included above in the list may/may not get the update. And again, this is not the official list. This is from our experience point of view.