After Xiaomi made the MIUI 9 OS official last month, the update will now reach to select smartphone this month. Reportedly, the Mi 6 and Redmi Note 4X smartphones will be the first ones to get the MIUI 9 OS update. Other Xiaomi smartphone users will have to wait for the gradual release. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 could launch as a high-end phone with tons of exciting featuresAlso Read - Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 Lite colour variants in India: Here are the options available
According to MyDrivers, the company will release closed beta update for the Mi 6 and Redmi Note 4X on August 11. Xiaomi announced a total of 17 MIUI 9 compatible smartphones, which will receive the updates in phases. The MIUI 9 was announced alongside Xiaomi Mi 5X and thus the smartphone will get the firmware update in the first phase itself. The second phase of release will cover a total of 12 other Xiaomi smartphones to get the update on August 25. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021
The third phase of MIUI 9 closed beta is supposed to go down as well but there is no specific date known as of now. In the third phase, the company will release the update for entry-level smartphones such as the Redmi 2A, Redmi 1 and Redmi. It is worth mentioning, the Redmi Note 4X is branded as Redmi Note 4 in India and is one of the best selling smartphones by the company in the country this year. Unfortunately, the August 11 rollout of MIUI 9 will not include Redmi Note 4 smartphones. It will strictly be limited to developers and early adopters in China. The company could release and optimized ROM for India later this year. ALSO READ: MIUI 9 announced with refined UI, split-screen mode and smart assistant
Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Mi 5c, Mi Max, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 4c, Mi 4s, Mi Note, Mi Note 2 and Mi Mix are the smartphones that are said to get the Android Nougat based MIUI 9 OS update. The new OS packs in a bunch of features and optimizations such as the split-screen mode for multitasking and improved battery life with Doze on the go.