Xiaomi has begun the year on a pretty great note. The company first launched the Redmi Note 7 in China, followed by Mi 9, Mi 9 Transparent and Mi 9 SE. In February Xiaomi launched the first phones of 2019 in India, where it is the top smartphone brand, as per IDC’s 2018 report.
Xiaomi has now announced a list of old phones that are eligible to get the Android 9 Pie software update. Check if your phone makes it to the list. Xiaomi has confirmed that by Q1 2019 end these Redmi phones will get Android 9 Pie based on MIUI beta:
- Redmi Note 5
- Redmi S2 (Known as the Redmi Y2 in India)
Redmi and Mi phones that will get Android 9 Pie update in Q2 2019:
- Redmi 6
- Redmi 6A
- Redmi Note 3
- Mi 6
- Mi MIX 2
Xiaomi is also currently testing Android 9 Pie on the Redmi 6 Pro and the Redmi 6X. It is worth noting that since this timeline is only for the Chinese version of MIUI, the users of the aforementioned phones might need to wait for some time.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi has started working on its next MIUI version, that being MIUI 11. Reports suggest that the MIUI 11 will come with system-wide dark mode and include several improvements related to face unlock speeds and Dolby effects.