“The MIUI 11 update will start rolling out from mid-October to several smartphones, including Redmi K20 series, Redmi Note 7 series, and Mi 9 series”
MIUI 11 is the latest version of Xiaomi’s custom Android ROM, announced earlier this week. The successor to MIUI 10 comes with a bunch of upgrades, including system-wide Dark Mode, always-on display with animated watch faces and custom text, new Mi Work office suite, Mi Go travel assistant apps, support for cross-platform file-sharing, child mode, early earthquake warning, a new emergency alert system, and more. Over 40 smartphones are slated to get the MIUI 11. Xiaomi will start rolling out the stable version of the custom OS in three batches, with the first batch in mid-October. The company, meanwhile, has started testing the open beta version of the MIUI 11 with the public starting today, i.e. September 27th.
Here’s a list of Xiaomi phones getting MIUI 11 update:
The MIUI 11 update will begin with Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 Explorer, Mi 9 SE, Mi Mix 3, Mi Mix 2S, Mi 8, Mi 8 Youth, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Mi 8 In-display Fingerprint Edition, Mi 8 SE, Mi Max 3, Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition, Redmi K20, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro, and the Redmi 7 smartphone starting from next month.
This will be followed by the second batch of MIUI 11 rollout. The smartphones that will get the update include Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi CC9, Mi CC 9 Meitu Custom Edition, Mi CC9e, Mi MIX 2, Mi Note3, Mi 6, Mi 6X, Redmi 7A, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and the Redmi S2/ Redmi Y2. For the last batch, there are Mi Mix, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5X, Mi 5C, Mi Note2, Mi Play, Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi 5, Redmi 5A, Redmi 4X, and Redmi Note 5A smartphones.
While Xiaomi hasn’t included POCO F1 in the list, the handset will get the MIUI 11 update Alvin Tse, the Pocophone Global head, has confirmed. Notably, the vendor will be rolling out only the China Stable ROM for its custom OS. Xiaomi is yet to announce when the global stable version of MIUI 11 will be available.