Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has announced that it will discontinue support for its Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, and the Mi Note smartphones. These phones will not receive any beta versions of MIUI post November 19.
The MIUI 9 will be last update for the aforementioned devices. Currently, the MIUI 9 update is available for the Mi Mix 2, the Mi 5, and the recently launched Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite phones. The company has confirmed to push the update by the end on November.
MIUI 9 is expected to massively improve app load times, implement subtle UI changes, bring in the split-screen mode as well as Picture-in-Picture mode — a feature that has been exclusive to Android Oreo as of now.
The following Xiaomi smartphones will receive the MIUI 9 update:
Mi MIX 2, Mi Note 3, Mi 6, Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 4X, Redmi Note 5A, Redmi 4, Redmi 4X, Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite , Mi MIX, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime, Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Mi Note, Mi 4i, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 4G Prime, Redmi Note 2, Mi 4, Redmi Note 4G, Mi 3, Mi 2.