Xiaomi has announced MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM is now available for all compatible handsets. Xiaomi VP and India MD Manu Kumar Jain made the announcement via Twitter saying the MIUI 9 is now available for all smartphones in India.
Jain, in his tweet, noted that the Xiaomi is updating even some of its oldest smartphones in its portfolio, including the four-year-old Redmi 1S and Mi 3. Jain points users to an MIUI forum link, where eligible handsets and their Fastboot, Recovery ROMs are listed.
These include the Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 4A, Redmi Note Prime, Mi 4i, Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note 3, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi 4, Mi 5, Mi MIX 2, Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 4.
As for how to upgrade, Stable ROM users of MIUI will receive an MIUI 9 update notification on their phone when the OTA update is ready for their handsets. Users can also refer to the Updater app to check for updates. Alternatively, they can go to Settings > About phone > System update, to manually look for an update.