MIUI 9 global roll out begins; Here's the features and list of eligible devices


Earlier today, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite in India. In addition, the China based device maker also announced roll out details of MIUI 9 stable ROM for existing devices as well as the new Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite.

Xiaomi said that MIUI 9 will start rolling out to select devices including Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 4X and Mi Max 2 starting November 3. The update will roll out over-the-air and when it is available for your Xiaomi device, you'll be notified, or else, you can go the "Updater app" and check for the update.

Full list of devices that will get MIUI 9
  • Mi MIX 2
  • Mi Note 3
  • Mi MIX
  • Mi Note 2
  • Mi Note
  • Mi 5
  • Mi 5s
  • Mi 5s Plus
  • Mi 4i
  • Mi 4
  • Mi 3
  • Mi 2
  • Mi Max
  • Mi Max 2
  • Mi Max Prime
  • Redmi Note 3
  • Redmi Note 4
  • Redmi Note 4X
  • Redmi Note 5A
  • Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi Note 4G
  • Redmi 4
  • Redmi 4X
  • Redmi Y1
  • Redmi Y1 Lite
  • Redmi 3
  • Redmi 3S
  • Redmi 3S Prime
  • Redmi 2
  • Redmi 2 Prime
Xiaomi claims that MIUI 9 is lightening fast, and its performance in now almost in par with Stock Android, when it comes to launching apps and split screen. Mentioned below are the highlights of the MIUI 9 Global stable ROM.
  • System optimizations such as new file system, cache management, Wi-Fi speed boost and more
  • Mi Drop allows seamless transfer of files between devices without requiring an internet connection
  • Three major style notifications: Multiple Styles, Bundling Notifications & Quick Replies
  • Split Screen allows you to run 2 apps simultaneously on the same screen
  • Remove any unwanted objects from your photo with all new magical Smart Photo Editing tool
  • App Vault – Swipe left and you’ve everything you need
  • New Mi Video App
  • India Exclusive Theme
  • IRCTC Card recognizes a generally cluttered SMS PNR and turns it into a card with all information on it
  • 12 animated icons
  • Eight new calendar cards in Mi Calendar India app like Indian festivals cards, panchang calendar and much more
  • New stickers in Gallery app
When will my phone get MIUI 9?
  • From tomorrow, November 3 – Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm) / Redmi Note 4X and Mi Max 2
  • From mid-November – Mi MIX 2, Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi 4X, Mi 5 and Mi Max
  • From Early December – All the other phones including Mi Mix, Mi 2 and later, Mi Note and later, Redmi Note 4G and later, Redmi 2 and later
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