With Android O already in the beta phase, a lot of users running Android N on their devices are anxious enough to run the upcoming version of Android and are gradually up with the “Will my device get the Android O update?” question already. Now the above mentioned state of mind is true for almost every user whose device is running on Nougat, but what about the ones that still have Marshmallow (v6.0) in their handsets? How and when will those devices get the update? And to be clear, we are talking about the Xiaomi devices running on Marshmallow, here.
We here at Devs-Lab, try our best to keep our readers up-to-date with all the news related to device updates, in terms of hardware and software. And this time, we have returned with some good news for our Xiaomi users. While Xiaomi makes sure that it regularly rolls out updates for it’s MIUI, the same cannot be said about it’s activity in delivering Android updates though.
While the newly launched Mi 6 and Mi Max 2 do sport Android Nougat out of the box, some of it’s devices are still operating on Android Marshmallow. The company has also recently rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat based MIUI beta update for its Mi Max phablet, and soon it would be updating 14 other Xiaomi devices. The company has confirmed that it is working on delivering the Nougat update to 14 phones, with internal testing already underway for five phones: the Mi Note 2, Mi Mix, Redmi 4/4X, and the Mi 5s along with the Mi 5s Plus. So get ready to check if your phone made it to the list, because we know which devices would be getting the update (courtesy of the MIUI team in China)-
- Xiaomi Mi 6 – Android 7.1.1 Nougat – Live
- Xiaomi Mi Max 2 – Android 7.1.1 Nougat – Live
- Xiaomi Redmi 4/4X – Android 7.1.1 Nougat – Testing underway
- Xiaomi Mi 5c – Android 7.1.1 Nougat – Scheduled
- Xiaomi Mi Mix – Android 7.0 Nougat – Testing underway
- Xiaomi Mi Note 2 – Android 7.0 Nougat – Testing underway
- Xiaomi Mi 5s – Android 7.0 Nougat – Testing underway
- Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus – Android 7.0 Nougat – Testing underway
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4/4X – Android 7.0 Nougat – Scheduled
- Xiaomi Mi Max – Android 7.0 Nougat – Scheduled
- Xiaomi Mi 5 – Android 7.0 Nougat – Live
- Xiaomi Mi Note – Android 7.0 Nougat – Scheduled
- Xiaomi Mi 4c – Android 7.0 Nougat – Scheduled
- Xiaomi Mi 4s – Android 7.0 Nougat – Scheduled
And don’t worry, we’ll keep you posted about any other device or vendor that we get to know about. By the way out of curiosity, is your device there in the list?