The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, the Chinese smartphone maker’s best-selling smartphone from 2017, is reportedly receiving the latest MIUI 9.5 update. According to user reports, the smartphone is getting a new update with build number MIUI 22.214.171.124.NCFMIFA. Also Read - Apple beats Xiaomi to regain second position in global smartphone market, Samsung remains at topAlso Read - Flipkart Big Diwali Sale begins October 16: List of best deals on smartphones, Smart TVs, home appliances
The reports indicate that this particular build rolling out for Redmi Note 4 has an approximate file size of 425MB and brings several new features and bug fixes to the smartphone. The update is part of Xiaomi’s announcement that it will release MIUI 9.5 stable update for 30 of the company’s smartphones, which even includes older models like Redmi 3 and Mi 3. Also Read - Top 5 OnePlus 9RT alternatives: OnePlus Nord 2 5G, Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G and more
The update is still based on Android Nougat so users won’t see any major features being added to the operating system. GSMArena reports citing users who have shared screenshots of the update that it brings fixes for issues such as top sites in Mi browser, support for dual account in WhatsApp, App Vault, home screen freezing and fixes to the system launcher and weather info in status bar. The update also adds support for automatic updates and UI adjustments. The update could also bring the latest security patch.
The OTA update seems to have arrived just a week after the official announcement from Xiaomi that it has released Global ROM for MIUI 9.5 to select Redmi Note 4 users. Xiaomi has been in the process of release of the MIUI 9 update for its smartphone line-up. While the company’s ROM is still based on Android Nougat, it is focusing mostly on releasing the update for all of its devices in active use.
The update will be gradually made available for all users in the form of an OTA update. In the interim, Redmi Note 4 users can check for updates manually by going into Settings > About phone > System updates.