Xiaomi Mi 6 & Mi MIX 2 Receives Android Oreo Based MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18


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In August 2017, Google officially launched the Android 8.0 Oreo system and since then, many manufacturers have either released devices with this operating system or upgraded their old devices to the Oreo. Xiaomi quietly released Android Oreo Beta to Xiaomi Mi 6 and Mi MIX 2 sometime last year. Today, we got official confirmation that the MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 has been released to Xiaomi Mi 6 and Mi MIX 2. This upgrade comes with a number of additional features. See the full changelog below

Gallery
  • Local storage was optimized to create more space

System (Full display devices)

  • Back gesture animation on full-screen devices was optimized.
  • Full-screen gestures as an alternative for screen buttons.
  • A separate guide for full screen gestures. 
  • Fixes improper functioning of full-screen gesture after reboot

Battery

  • Incorrect battery level on status bar fixed. 
  • Swift draining of battery in idle mode fixed

Camera

  • Incorrect display of camera interface when the language is set to Arabic fixed

Settings

  • Fixes two Security in Accessibility settings 

Line

  • Fix – Line ANR when using Bluetooth headphone for Line calls

It is worth mentioning that the current Android version 8.0 MIUI9 is an open beta/developer version thus we have to wait for sometime before the stable version arrives. If you have any of these smartphones, you can download this current MIUI 9 version from the source link.

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