Xiaomi is already preparing the compilation of MIUI 9 , the next major update of its software platform. An Android fork that is characterized by its flagship interface and related functions. However, to date software improvements had been focused on MIUI 8 , either for the Marshmallow- based version as the latest Nougat- flavored . Today we know that the Chinese will optimize their resources in the software department and will give priority to MIUI 9, so they stop the optimizations that MIUI 8 could receive.
Since the announcement of Android 7.0 Nougat , the different manufacturers started up their software update programs . Some with more speed than others, each launched the OTA update for their most representative models. However, in the case of Xiaomi , this is a specific situation. And is that the Chinese have a modified version, a fork of their own, have been adapting to the novelties launched by Google over these months.
From MIUI 8 to MIUI 9
That is why MIUI 8 , the most current version of its fork, has been released as an update with Android 6.0 Marshmallow code, although ROMs based on Android 7.0 Nougat have also appeared for certain models.
Faced with this situation, Xiaomi seems to have spoken to prioritize the work required by the next MIUI news. According to the source consulted , the manufacturer will stop or not start new compilations to continue improving MIUI 8. The motive is none other than the staging of MIUI 9. With a large number of software engineers working on MIUI 9 and thus avoid splitting To staff in two projects (MIUI 8 and MIUI 9), the firm intends to advance the work of adaptation and optimization of the new version of its firmware.
Update with MIUI 9 in August
According to the latest forecasts in this respect, it is expected that the update with MIUI 9 will be available during the month of August. However, it is necessary to qualify that we may very well know the first Beta version of MIUI 9, a version of tests on which to work with the help of the users to achieve better results in the final version.
So models like the Xiaomi Mi 6, Xiaomi Mi 5, Xiaomi Mi 5S, Xiaomi Mi 5c, Xiami My Note 2 Xiaomi Mi Mix or redmi Note 4 and redmi 4 will be the bulk of the catalog of smartphones Xiaomi which is expected to leave To receive improvements over MIUI 8 to be updated soon with MIUI9.