Here's which Xiaomi phones will likely be getting updated to Android Nougat

Aside from waiting for posh new phones, the Android crowd has another favorite pastime, and that'd be nothing but patiently waiting for the next Android update to hit their devices.

A recently-leaked poster is reportedly giving us a sneak peek at what Xiaomi smartphones will be getting updated to Android Nougat. Provided that this document is legit, the following handsets will receive Android 7.0 Nougat in the following months:

Xiaomi Redmi 4X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
Xiaomi Mi Max
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Xiaomi Mi MIX
Xiaomi Mi 4C
Xiaomi Mi 4S
Xiaomi Mi 5
Xiaomi Mi 5s
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

In the meantime, a bunch of newer devices might be on the way of getting the fresher Android 7.1 Nougat:

Xiaomi Mi 6
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Xiaomi Mi 5c
Xiaomi Redmi 4X


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4 Comments

1. Arthurhkt

Posts: 723; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Whelp, this is the biggest advantages and disadvantages of Xiaomi MIUI. The problem with them was that they modified the UI so deep that basically MIUI was almost entirely a new OS and Xiaomi had a hard time to catch up with the mainstream Android version. But in the same time, normal user wouldn't notice the difference as long as they updated to latest MIUI, even tho they had different Android version underneath, they still getting the same functionality and benefit. I guess they should learn from Samsung and Huawei on this, currently both of their latest UI "Samsung Experience" and "EMUI 5" are at least unified with same Android version on every devices.

2. NoAllegiance unregistered

Same can be said about Meizu and Flyme, they only doing closed beta's for Nougat now. The worst is that if you have an international model, you are likely to be at a disadvantage in software rollout, however you are likely to get better hardware than the Chinese version.

3. splus

Posts: 160; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

Totally agree. But I'd argue, as stock Android is slowly getting better, that MIUI is becoming less and less attractive to people just because of its heavy modifications and a long delay of Android version updates.

4. Arthurhkt

Posts: 723; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

That because we are tech lover, which make us notice the difference, this hardly apply to the common users, they want something "That Just Work" for them, they wouldn't care about the Android version they are using.

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