If you are wondering when your Xiaomi smartphone will be updated to the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, turns out you won t have to wait long. A Xiaomi official has taken to Weibo to reveal that the Mi 4 and the Mi Note will be among the first smartphones to get the update. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
The official, a MIUI operations manager, however says that the Marshmallow update will be based on MIUI 7, and Xiaomi won t be releasing a new iteration of the UI, GizmoChina reports. He says that a closed beta for the Marshmallow-based MIUI 7 will soon be launched for the two aforementioned smartphones. The update could be released as early as next week. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
The Mi 4 maybe more than a year and half old, which in the current industry reads ancient, but Xiaomi seems to be working on keeping the smartphone relevant. Besides the forthcoming Marshmallow update, Xiaomi also released the Windows 10 Mobile-based ROM for the smartphone earlier this week.
In the meantime, many are awaiting the launch of the Mi 5, which has been in the rumor mills since the beginning of the year. Recent reports claim that the flagship smartphone will be launched sometime in early 2016, when Qualcomm s Snapdragon 820 chipset will be made available for commercial devices. Xiaomi seems quite bullish about the Mi 5, and CEO Lei Jun recently went on record to say that the smartphone is worth the wait .