Pushing The Boundaries of Quality Stereotypes - Mi5x, Beta Testing and MIUI 9
There aren't many android manufacturers that offer updates to their operating systems consistently throughout older generations. Many of the reasons are attributed to hardware incompatibility however at times the cost associated with support plays the primary role. iOS or Apple OS is known as one of the more flexible systems that offers updates to even older devices.
Xiaomi has surprised the followers with their upcoming release of MIUI 9 , this android 7 based OS is said to offer updates to devices as old as Xiaomi Mi 2 and 2s.
Xiaomi's budget line up (Redmi) are up for update as well. Overall, the company is offering support to devices regardless of price and compatibility unlike premium manufacturers such as Samsung.
Another exciting opportunity offered by Xiaomi is their newest release regarding the Beta Testing opportunities that this manufacturer offers to those who are courageous enough to Test out the New OS. With deadline set to August 1st, beta testers are welcome to submit their applications on MiUi website. (requirements are included below)
Must have: QQ (Chinese messenger)
Proficient: In MIUI ROM
Must use: Mi 6, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5s, Mi 5c, Mi 5, Mi 4S, Mi 4c, Mi 4, Mi 3, Mi 2/2S, Mi MIX, Mi Max 2, Mi Max, Mi Note 2, Mi Note/Pro, Mi Pad 2, Mi Pad 1, Redmi Note 4X (MTK), Redmi Note 4X (SD), Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 3 (MTK), Redmi Note 3 (SD), Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note, Redmi Pro, Redmi 4X, Redmi 4A, Redmi 4, Redmi 4 Prime, Redmi 3S/Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 2A, Redmi 2/Prime, Redmi 1S, Redmi 1
one of the following.
The MIUI 9 release and Xiaomi Mi 5X is is set to July 26th, 2017.