MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM now available for 9 more Xiaomi smartphones


Xiaomi announced MIUI last month along with the Mi 5X smartphone. After closed beta for Mi 6 and Redmi Note 4X (Qualcomm) in China on July 27th, it released the public beta of China ROM for Mi 6, Mi 5X, and Redmi Note 4X (Qualcomm) on August 11th. As it had promised, in the second batch, it has released the ROM for 9 more smartphones last week.

This includes Mi MIX, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max 2, Mi Max, Redmi 4 and Redmi 4X.

The company already said that the ROM for all the other Xiaomi / Redmi devices (except Mi 1/1S and Mi 2A) such as Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 4 (MTK), Mi 4i, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note Prime, Mi 2, 2S, Mi Note, Redmi 3 Prime, Redmi 3S/Prime, Redmi 4A and Redmi 4 Prime will be released by late September.

MIUI 9 brings several improvements, optimizations and new features, including new smart assistant and universal search. Xiaomi at the announcement confirmed that Image search, Smart assistant and Smart app launcher will be initially available only in China ROM. Some of the features might not be available for all the devices. The latest beta also fixes some issues.

You can download MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.8.24 for the supported devices from MIUI website here. The company is expected to reveal details about the stable roll out of MIUI 9 at the Mi 5X global launch on September 5th.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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