Chinese users will not have to wait for the release of July and MIUI 9, they will be able to try out the split-screen mode in the new beta version of MIUI 8.
Xiaomi Company disclosed that it plans to release a new version of MIUI 8, which will split screen mode. It demonstrated the performance of this function by the example of Xiaomi Mi Max 2. Initially, it was expected that this innovation will appear in MIUI 9 in July.
According to new information, users will be able to test mode before the final firmware distribution. MIUI update 8 with split-screen function will be available next week, but in a closed beta. This means that it will be available for a limited number of users. To participate in testing possible, by registering on the official forum of the firmware. Update is intended for Chinese users, so it is necessary to install the Chinese version of the software platform.
As the name suggests, split-screen mode allows you to run two applications simultaneously. Most likely, for international users, this feature will be available after the release of the official version of the update in China.