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Xiaomi rolls out MIUI 9 stable ROM for all compatible devices

Xiaomi rolls out MIUI 9 stable ROM for all compatible devices

Xiaomi India VP and India MD Manu Kumar Jain on Monday announced the availability of MIUI 9 to all compatible devices in India.

Xiaomi MIUI 9 global stable ROM has been rolled out for all of the company's smartphones, including the ones that were launched four years ago.

The update will be available for Redmi Note 4, Mi Max 2, Mi MIX 2, Mi 5, Redmi 4, Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Mi 4, Mi 3, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime, Mi 4i, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 4A, Redmi 2 and Redmi 2 Prime.

The MIUI 9 update will come as an OTA update on compatible devices.




According to Jain's tweet, Xiaomi is updating most of the devices in its kitty to MIUI 9 in India. Xiaomi also posted the list of all the eligible devices (again) that will be upgraded to MIUI 9, it also includes the most popular Redmi Note 4 that was launched only a year ago. Notably, Xiaomi has reportedly already started rolling out the MIUI 9 to some of the mentioned smartphones.

Xiaomi first announced the MIUI 9 Global ROM rollout in India in November 2017, after launching it in July.

Xiaomi MIUI 9 global ROM is based on Google's Android Nougat and brings the latest security enhancements, value-added features such as multi-window options, night mode, and bundled notification, among others. The MIUI 9 update will be available via OTA (over-the-air) in a phased manner. You can also download the update directly from the Mi downloads page. Recently Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro were launched in India and the smartphone was priced at an affordable range for the masses. In the software and hardware department, the device comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC, which is teamed up with 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage space and expandable storage support up to 128GB using a microSD card slot. A 4100mAh battery backs the device without support for fast charging. Redmi 5 is expected to be launched at a price of around Rs 8,000.

The Redmi 4 seems like an excellent buy for the ones on a tight budget. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM.


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