While Xiaomi has already shared the roll-out schedule for MIUI 10 Global Beta, it has apparently started pushing Android 8.0 Oreo-based MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM for three Xiaomi smartphones – Xiaomi Mi 5, Xiaomi Mi Note 2, and Xiaomi Mi Mix on Tuesday (today).
As reported by Xda-Developers, Xiaomi has released the Android 8.0 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6 Global Stable ROMs for the Xiaomi Mi Mix, Xiaomi Mi Note 2, and the Xiaomi Mi 5. The update has been released after a gap of few months.
The update is confirmed to be running on the software version MIUI 126.96.36.199 Global Stable ROM (based on Android 8.0 Oreo).
In India recently, Xiaomi started pushing out its Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5 update for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. The update rollout has started from June 29, and since it is being released in a phased manner, you might need to wait for a bit longer. The global ROM based on Android Oreo for Note 5 Pro will be carrying the build number 188.8.131.52.OEIMIFA.
Anyway, the company has been very slow in upgrading to next version of Android, even with regard to Android Oreo updates as well.
Yesterday, the company started rolling out the Global Beta version 8.7.5 of the upcoming update of its Android-based mobile operating system, MIUI 10. It will be rolled out in batches, and the first batch includes devices such as the Xiaomi Mi 6, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Mi MIX 2S, Mi 5, Mi Note 2, and the original Mi MIX. The update highlight is that it brings LDAC functionality for Bluetooth, which means better audio quality on their wireless headphones or earphones in comparison to Qualcomm’s aptX HD technology. Read complete details here.