One of the most beautiful smartphones of this year, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 was launched in October. The smartphone is going to receive a major Android 8.0 Oreo update as the Chinese smartphone manufacturer announced a beta build of MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo for Mi Mix 2 users on the MIUI forum. Xiaomi already announced the Oreo update for the first Android One phone- Mi A1.
Xiaomi has revealed that it is going to be a closed beta program. This will mean only specific Mi Mix 2 users will be allowed to run this Android 8.0 Oreo update. Users may spot the bugs and glitches in the beta program till Xiaomi rolls out the final stable version of the update. The last date to apply for the beta program is by December 24, and Xiaomi says that the eligible users will be selected by December 27. The user can head over to the Forum section of the Mi App and select the ‘Mi Mix 2’ to register. According to the post, interested users have to select the “experience version” to receive the update. If you are qualified, your device will be updated.
The MIUI 9 will bring new features to the device focusing on speed, fluency and stability. It comes with dynamic resource allocation which priorities the resource required by the running app over background process. Not only that It comes with an Artificial Intelligence wave with a Smart Assistant to find anything and everything. There are customisable widgets, new notification settings and a new image search functionality that brings natural language search and allows the user to search their photo gallery using keywords like people, locations, and expressions. Additionally, there is a new Smart app launcher, Split screen features and a new images editor and a new Mi Video app which automatic grouping, multilingual subtitles, and support for more video formats.