Official Xiaomi MIUI 9 features, release date and supported Xiaomi device list

A lot of people all over the world waited desperately for Xiaomi MIUI 9. Well, the wait is over as Xiaomi has already unveiled it. It is equipped with some of the best features and a lot of people are looking here and there to know them. Well, in this post, we are going to introduce you with Xiaomi MIUI 9, its features, supporting devices and other useful information about it.

After the huge success of MIUI 8 which was launched last year, Xiaomi is  surprised its users by releasing MIUI 9 which is faster and friendly with most of the Xiaomi devices. As already mentioned, the wait is over, you can simply expect to hit MIUI 9 to your Smartphone anytime.

Official Xiaomi MIUI 9 features, release date and supported Xiaomi device list

Official Xiaomi MIUI 9 features, release date and supported Xiaomi device list

Xiaomi release date

The latest version of MIUI 9 has already been released in August 2017.

MIUI 9 Android 7.0 Nougat Upgrade


Recently the Android 7.0 was made available by Google for Nexus devices. After this, other manufacturers are also paying attention to bring it on their devices. It is clear that Xiaomi is also in the race for upgrading to Android 7.0. Although there is no official announcement, if rumors are to be believed, the company is already working very hard to keep up the pace in this matter.

One of the websites providing information related to Smartphones China recently posted a screenshot of MIUI 9 version stating how the Xiaomi is worked very hard to bring MIUI 9 for Android 7.0. A list of all the devices that will receive the update was also made available on another Chinese website in an MIUI forum.

Xiaomi MIUI 9 features

It is obvious that a lot of new features related to improvements as well as performance have been seen in Xiaomi MIUI 9. You might have no idea but some features are simply the best and are far beyond than any imagination made till date. Check out the below list to know more.

  • Multi-window support
  • Quick-reply from notifications
  • Optimized dose mode
  • RAM optimization
  • Improved data saver
  • Always-on VPN
  • Call screening feature
  • Dual space feature
  • Dual apps

Multi-Window Support

Flagship Samsung smart phones were first seen having this feature and now MIUI 9 is having it. It is possible for users to have two apps side-by-side in the Xiaomi devices. Of course, this will add a lot to the experience of Smartphone users. Actually, there are many times when the need of such a thing is felt. Now after upgrading your device to MIUI 9, it is possible to simply keep the pace up.

Fast- reply from notifications


This will be an amazing feature in Xiaomi MIUI 9. It actually saves a lot of time of users and enables them to perform other tasks at the same time. You can reply to the notification without actually opening the app after receiving MIUI 9 update on your device just like Apple did in their latest OS.

Optimized Dose mode

This is the feature for those who want to improve battery life of their phone. This feature will automatically kill the unused apps and help improving battery backup. It is obvious that apps running in the background put a lot of load on the battery and drain it very quickly. Also, this feature will enhance the performance of RAM. The good thing in MIUI 9 is the apps will go into hibernation mode just like the screen of your laptop when you don’t use it.

RAM Optimization

MIUI 9 ensures maximum availability of RAM by simply minimizing the memory used by the apps and other tasks. Thus you can always make sure of maximum speed and performance from your Xiaomi device.

Improved Data saver


Apps that run in the background often consume data without your knowledge while using a Smartphone. MIUI 9 is equipped with an Improved Data Saver feature that doesn’t allow apps to consume data when they are not in use. Data access of such apps can simply be controlled and you can save more on your data bills. This feature is present in Apple devices and you might already know the same in case you have used them.

Always-ON VPS

This is one of the amazing features that promise to help users to prevent the calls that rejected to appear in notification bar which is quite common in most of the smartphones we use today. Obviously it’s an amazing feature.

Call Screening feature

Well, we all know how unwanted calls annoy us. Many times we don’t want a caller to dial our number. This feature is helpful in this matter. You can simply block the unwanted numbers as well as callers.

Dual Space Feature

Creating two different accounts in your Xiaomi device is possible after MIUI 9 update. It may seem strange but it is true. It’s just like a guest account which is common in Personal Computers. You can always impose a limit on the access for anyone else who is using your device. It is also possible to install apps without any limit in both the accounts. There is no need to worry about the performance as Xiaomi has paid special attention to this.

MIUI 9 Dual apps

It is now possible for Xiaomi users to have two different versions of apps on their Smartphone. This is obviously an amazing feature in the present scenario.

List of all eligible devices for MIUI 9 we know till date

  • Xiaomi Mi 4c
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3
  • Xiaomi Mi Max
  • Xiaomi Mi Note
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3S
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3A
  • Xiaomi Mi 4s
  • Xiaomi Mi5
  • Xiaomi Mi Pad 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

This listed has been compiled after collecting the data from official MIUI forum. It must be noted that the list was not posted official but by community members. This may not be the final list, thus you need not worry in case you are using any other phone than the ones mentioned above.

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