Xiaomi is all set to launch MIUI 9 and Mi 5X tomorrow on July 26, 2017.
The launch event will be held at 14:00 (GMT+8) at China National Convention Center in Beijing, China.
On the first batch, the Mi 6, Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm / Redmi Note 4X are lucky devices to receive MIUI 9 on the first batch.
On the second batch, most popular Mi device will receive the MIUI 9. However, the list is not revealed yet.
On the third and final batch, Mi 2 and Mi 2S will receive the MIUI 9.
Xiaomi has confirmed the following highlights of MIUI 9:
- Redesigned Lock Screen shortcut.
- Added Split-Screen feature.
- Added 3 new themes besides the default theme.
- Removed rarely used features.
According to Xiaomi CEO, the MIUI 9 will be a lighter, faster and smoother ROM. In terms of device eligibility, the MIUI 9 will be released on a batch by batch.
Moreover, the company has also confirmed that the Mi 5X will be launched alongside MIUI 9.
Xiaomi has already unveiled the official images and teaser video which shows the elegant design of the upcoming smartphone.
The design shows the device will carry similar design like iPhone 7 Plus. We don’t have any further info regarding the upcoming device.