It has been two weeks since Xiaomi has started rolling out its brand new version of custom android skin -MIUI 9 stable. The top selling phone of the year Redmi Note 4 has already got the MIUI 9 OTA update with Nougat and split screen. However 2016 top seller phone Redmi Note 3 as well as the budget killer Redmi 4 usersĀ  has to wait a little longer to get their hands on MIUI 9.

Compared to previous releases of MIUI, newly launched MIUI 9 is coming with significant changes. MIUI 8 update was more concentrated on looks and skin changes, many users have complained about the performance of MIUI compared to stock android. With MIUI 9 Xiaomi claims a lot changed regarding performance.

UPDATE: Xiaomi has rolled out MIUI 9.2 update for Redmi Note 3. Here’s the first impressions of MIUI 9 on Redmi Note 3

Look at the update schedule for the MIUI 9 global stable ROM:

Batch 1 – starting from November first week : Devices are Redmi Note 4, Mi Max 2

Batch 2 – starting from mid November : Devices are Mi MIX 2, Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi 4, Mi 5, Mi Max

Batch 3 – starting from early DecemberĀ  : Devices are Redmi Note 3, Redmi 4 and other smartphones.

Will Redmi Note 3 get Android Nougat?

Everyone looks desperately to get the split screen feature that MIUI 9 provides, but the Redmi Note 3 users might get disappointed. The update coming to Redmi Note 3 will not be based on Nougat according to sources. Essentially, split screen feature requires a kernel update which is possible only through Nougat.

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Is MIUI 9 Really Faster?

C4Etech has came up with a test MIUI 9 Vs Stock android. The phones under testing were Mi A1 which runs on stock android and Mi 5X which runs on MIUI 9. Both devices has given a set of tasks like opening apps and doing some activities. Test started at same time for both the smartphones. Mi A1 finishes the round in a minute and 52 seconds where 5X which runs on MIUI 9 took 16 seconds more and finished the task in 2 minutes and 8 seconds.

In another test conducted to evaluate the speed of MIUI 8 Vs MIUI 9, they have used Mi 6 phone one running the MIUI 8 and other updated to MIUI9. Same set of tasks given to each phones, MIUI 9 completed the performance test 1 minute and 23 seconds, where MIUI 8 took 12 more seconds and finished in 1 minute and 35 seconds. Both phones had all the apps in memory which represents a good memory management.

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