Recently, Xiaomi official announces part of Xiaomi smartphones stop to update MIUI 8 OS, since June 12, besides Xiaomi MI6 and other 15 models, other models will stop to upgrade MIUI 8 Developer version, beta version, but the stable version will not affect. In order to get the best optimization effect, the engineer team needs time to develop new OS in order to focus for better user experience.
This kind of action will be related to Xiaomi MIUI 8, according to latest news, MIUI 9 will be released in August, and support most Xiaomi devices including Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 5c, Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, Mi 5s/ Plus, Mi 5, Mi 4C, Redmi Note 4/4X, Redmi 4/4A, Mi Pad 3 and Redmi 4X, of course, we can expect more devices to upgrade to MIUI 9. So stopping MIUI 8 update will make its team focus on new OS for new functions and more compatible devices supported.
Coming to the MIUI 9 features, Xiaomi could bring two new features i.e. split screen and PIP (picture-in-picture) which already surfaced in the recent leaks. This might not new for Samsung, LG or similar smartphone users, but it could mean a lot for millions of MIUI users all over the world who have been expecting these announcements. The picture-in-picture mode is also supposed to be included in the release of Google’s Android O.
Xiaomi could also include a “screen recorder” feature that was first seen in the MIUI 8 Developer Edition. Apart from these features, the MIUI 9 update is also expected to bring lots of new features and performance improvements.
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