Finally Xiaomi Mi6, the first flagship phone by the company released in 2017, has started updating to MIUI 9. We are referring to the Global Stable version of the ROM, so the final update for international users, which is also the most important one. The company has confirmed that the final update will hit the phone on November 2, but some units have already started to receive the new ROM, which brings the number of version to 220.127.116.11.NCAMEI. In case you do not know, this device is part of the first wave of phones that will receive the new update.
A beta version of the Global Stable ROM has also come on some units of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2: after this phone and Xiaomi Mi6, the next device to receive MIUI 9 should be Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 / 4X as it is the best selling phone from the company in the Indian market. We also remind you that Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4 have received the update to MIUI 8.5 based on Android Nougat recently. The MIUI 9 will bring a lot of new features and optimizations to Xiaomi phones. On the update that is just arrived on the Mi6 the users are noticing new system optimizations with better performances.
Indeed, the MIUI 9 has a new hardware acceleration technology which will increase the performances a lot. There are new icons and also new animations showed when opening and closing apps. On Xiaomi Mi6 you will also see the split screen mode for multi tasking. It will also contain an advanced picture in picture mode, which will make you reduce an app as a small floating window on the screen. There will be image search (to search for images with keywords based on their content), a new smart app launcher, a smart assistant and many more new features.