The stable version of MIUI 9 started shipping in China on October 28th and now, even before the month is over, Xiaomi has started making the new MIUI 9 available in its stable global version for Mi 6 and Mi Max 2. The long-awaited day has finally arrived!
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The Chinese builder, which will soon be officially debuting in Spain, has already begun to bring the news to two of its latest Android smartphones. By the way, you can install today the stable version of global MIUI 9 on Xiaomi Mi 6 – Tutorial here.
MIUI 9 is already coming to Xiaomi in its stable global release
This new ROM had been announced for more than three months, it was still July. Not to mention the various beta versions that have been made available for users to be able to test this new ROM.
However, the brand took time to make all errors and bugs could be corrected and for this interface to reach the final consumer free of imperfections and full of novelty.
We already knew that this MIUI 9 would be distributed in India from November 2nd but we were far from imagining that the builder would make this global stable release even before that date.
Well, that's just what has just happened, with this ROM already reaching the Xiaomi Mi 6 and Xiaomi Mi Max 2, as has been reported by several of our readers. It is certainly a surprise that any brand user will enjoy. OTA availability notification (over the air).
If you have a Xiaomi Mi 6 watch out for the new firwmare (system software) build – MIUI V220.127.116.11.NCAMEI. Instead, if you have a Xiaomi Mi Max 2 watch out for the MIUI V18.104.22.168.NDDMIEI firmware build. The news package weighs about 568MB.
Xiaomi Mi 6 and Mi Max 2 among first to receive MIUI 9
Now that the beta testing program for this ROM is over, it is time to bring the global stable version to all users with an elected smartphone (list below). After an initial distribution in China, everything will have gone well and the brand has now begun to phase out the long-awaited global stable release.
This morning, via his Twitter, MIUI Marketing Director Huang Longzhon revealed that the new ROM was being distributed normally and as planned, two months after the start of the developer preview release.
This waiting period is due to the fact that this is a major upgrade for the entire ROM and as such needs a lot of refinement and testing. Hopefully it will reach users now, free from imperfections or errors.
3 big news from MIUI 9:
1- Image Search
As the name suggests, Xiaomi's new MIUI 9 feature will allow the user to perform a global image search (inside their smartphone). The results of this research will be cataloged, regardless of the App (application) they come from.
2- Xiaomi Virtual Assistant
Any self-respecting manufacturer today has to have a virtual assistant. Look at Samsung's Bixby, Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana, Google Assistant itself, and now, Xiaomi's Smart Assistance.
It will be an exclusive feature, at least for now, of the Chinese version of this ROM.
3-Smart App Launcher
Always with the speed of use in mind, Xiaomi also introduced a new launcher of applications. Lacking a better word, an Apps launcher (launcher is not correct at all). It's called Smart APP Launcher and has very interesting characteristics.
* MIUI 9 will gradually come to these Xiaomi:
- Mi Mix 2
- Mi 6
- Mi 5
- Mi 4
- Mi 4i
- Mi 3
- Mi Max 2
- Mi Max / Prime
- Redmi Note 4
- Redmi Note 3
- Redmi note prime
- Redmi 4
- Redmi 4A
- Redmi 3S / Prime / Plus
- Redmi 2 / Prime
* List may suffer changes or delays in the arrival of stable version for some of these models. We will be aware of any changes in the status quo.
I remind you that you should charge your smartphone battery with at least 50% charge before starting the installation and you should download the new security package over a Wi-Fi network to avoid saturating your data package.
If you have not received the Android update notification already available, go to Settings – About Device – Software Updates and your device should automatically start downloading news.
The download itself won't take long, depending on the speed of your internet connection, but the installation will take about 10-15 minutes until everything is ready and installed on your Xiaomi.
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