Xiaomi had announced its advanced and lightning fast firmware MIUI 9 back in July this year. It has now started the official roll out for Xiaomi smartphones worldwide. MIUI (pronounced as Mi You I) is the custom skin introduced by Xiaomi on all of its smartphones, whether it be a flagship Mi 6 or budget friendly Redmi 4X having same interface.

It is revealed that a total of 36 Xiaomi smartphones are getting the latest update including some 5 years old smartphones as well. It is nice to see how Xiaomi is supporting even the old phones for their latest ROM. Literally, no other company pushes an update to a 5 years old smartphone.

New Features

Xiaomi aims to make MIUI 9 the world’s best user interface and claims the new MIUI is as fast as the stock Android. The app load time has been increased dramatically. The MIUI 9 comes with a lot of new features including split screen and an updated user interface.

Other features include automatic grouping of videos, multiple audio tracks, multilingual subtitles, some amazing new photo editing tools and an app vault which you can use to do multiple tasks like taking notes, ordering a cab, scanning QR codes and more.

Compatible Devices


The global version of the MIUI 9 is now rolling out to 19 Mi and 17 Redmi series devices. However, it may take several weeks to reach you depending upon your country and region.

Mi Series Devices:

  • Xiaomi Mi 6
  • Xiaomi Mi 5X
  • Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 5C
  • Xiaomi Mi 5S
  • Xiaomi Mi 5
  • Xiaomi Mi 4S
  • Xiaomi Mi 4
  • Xiaomi Mi 4C
  • Xiaomi Mi 3
  • Xiaomi Mi 2
  • Xiaomi Mi 2S
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Max
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Pad 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Pad
  • Xiaomi Mi Note

Redmi Series Devices:

  • Redmi Pro
  • Redmi Note 4X
  • Redmi Note 4
  • Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi Note (1st Gen)
  • Redmi 4X
  • Redmi 4A
  • Redmi 4
  • Redmi 3S
  • Redmi 3S Plus
  • Redmi 3X
  • Redmi 3
  • Redmi 2A
  • Redmi 2
  • Redmi 1S
  • Redmi (1st Gen)

Does your Xiaomi handset fall in the list?