Redmi 5 To Be Launched In India As An Amazon Exclusive

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Redmi 5 To Be Launched In India As An Amazon Exclusive

Manu Kumar Jain, VP, India head of Xiaomi made an announcement on Twitter about the same. It was last week that the company rolled out the global developer version of the MIUI 9, followed up by all Xiaomi devices receive the stable version now.

For India, Xiaomi engineers at Bengaluru R&D have created custom-made features in MIUI 9 Global ROM such as Hindu festival cards, Panchang calendar, stickers and many more. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your devices depending upon the location.

With this global roll out, the company covers even the most dated smartphones from the company- Redmi 1S and Mi 3.

Xiaomi had revealed that all the phones launched in 2017 will get the MIUI 9 update first. However, it is advisable to capture a backup of all your data before proceeding to download the update. On the software front, the Redmi 5 runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with MIUI 9 layered atop.

In addition to the usual Nougat features, Xiaomi has incorporated its own in-house developed custom options such as Universal search (a powerful search engine that can differentiate your image by typing in keywords, including your conversations), Smart assistance (to locate the anything from apps to information), two steps for all the vital information, people just need to copy and paste the keyword and get the information on that topic. "MIUI 9 available for all devices", writes the company on Twitter. The aim is to provide customers with a stable update instead of an update with bugs. "That's why we're even updating the phones that were launched nearly 4 years ago - Mi 3 and Redmi 1S", reads Jain's tweet. MOrover, the update also offers iPhone X-centric full-screen support.

Xiaomi MIUI 9 global stable ROM has been rolled out for all of the company's smartphones, including the ones that were launched four years ago.

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi had launched Redmi 5A in India a year ago with a price tag of Rs. 5,999 for its base variant (2GB RAM and 16GB ROM). The devices will get the update only in batches. You can also download the update directly from the Mi downloads page.

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