Google has finally confirmed the official name of its next version of operating system. It’s “Nougat” and brings the version Android 7.0. Like every time we do, here also we have shared the list of Xiaomi Mi & Redmi devices that are expected to get Android 7.0 Nougat MIUI 9 update.
Xiaomi is one of the OEM Company who has always disappointed its fans for not providing major Android updates in time. The company in-turn concentrates on its own custom MIUI ROM and recently it has announced MIUI 8 update which brings several new features and customization options compared to current MIUI 7 ROM. You can also check our list of eligible Xiaomi devices to get MIUI 8 China/Global Stable update. But things change very quickly and Xiaomi is one of the giant who won’t repeat the mistake now. Google will also create a ranking system for Android device manufacturers based on how quickly they provides major Android updates. Seeing this, Xiaomi will sure make efforts to update their Mi & Redmi series smartphones to Android Nougat firmware.
The Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update is already released for Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X flagship smartphones and slowly rolls out to other OEM devices including Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Asus, OnePlus, Huawei, ZTE, and more.
Xiaomi Phones to get Android 7.0 Nougat MIUI 9 OTA update:
As of now, only Xiaomi Mi5 is expected to receive Android Nougat update but we might see more devices namely Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 4, Mi5S/Plus, Mi4S, Mi4C, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 3/3S/3A, Mi Max, Mi Note / Pro, Mi Pad 2, Mi Mix, and Mi4i being included in the list. The update will be based on MIUI 9 which will be soon announced by company somewhere in Q2 this year.
MIUI 9 Android Nougat Release Date
After MIUI 9 development has been leaked online, various Mi smartphone users have been asking questions in MIUI forum about the release of its Xiaomi’s custom skin latest version. However, there is no official word from the company relating to the release of MIUI 9 Nougat update. But when the leaks and rumors are counted, the update is not happening anything early than June 2017.
Note: The following list is just an assumption from our side till Xiaomi officially announces the list of devices to be upgraded to Android Nougat firmware.