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MIUI 9 Beta for Xiaomi based on Android 7.1 Nougat shows up

MIUI 9 It will be the new firmware version to which all users who have a Xiaomi smartphone can update. It will first arrive in Beta, and we already begin to have some data on the development of this new version of software whose work process began yesterday, and which has already come up with a first screenshot that confirms some details, such as that it will be based in Android 7.1 Nougat.

MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat

Though There are many Xiaomi phones that do not have MIUI 8, not even with the Beta version, the truth is that the company has already started working on MIUI 9. The previous version will gradually reach many of the company’s smartphones, but MIUI 9 will be the next release. This was communicated by Xiaomi yesterday, and so we can confirm it today due to the screenshot that accompanies this article in which we see that update that some users who would participate in a closed beta. The update file would weigh nothing less than 1.8 GB, so it will have quite a lot of news, and an interesting news is that it will be based on the latest version Android 7.1 Nougat.

Some new features

Among some of the functions that this software version will include, we find some improvements in the use of system resources, which will likely speed up smartphones, as well as news for the use of the curved screen of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and of some other mobile with a screen of this type that may arrive soon. However, there is also something very remarkable, and it is the running multiple apps on split screen, which is what we call Multi-window, and that it is a function that arrived officially and natively with Nougat, and that we will see on Xiaomi phones when they receive MIUI 9.

It would arrive at the beginning of 2017

Although now the closed Beta begins, it would not be anything strange that the open Beta, or the firmware already in the testing phase almost final and in high availability for users, arrive early next year, in 2017. Thus, if you want to have your Xiaomi updated you will have to pay close attention to the launch of the public Beta of MIUI 9, since it is very possible that all the mobiles launched in 2016, which are many, as well as the high-end of previous years, which They are also quite a few, update to this new version of the operating system.