Xiaomi stops MIUI development for nine smartphone models in November

In a couple of months, Xiaomi will stop developing the proprietary MIUI shell for nine smartphone models, including such bestsellers as the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi K20 lines. From November 27, the following smartphone models will receive EOL (End of Life) status:

  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9 (Mi 9 Lite)
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9 Meitu Edition
  • Redmi K20
  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Redmi Note 8
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro

From November 27, Xiaomi will stop releasing MIUI test builds for developers, internal and closed testing. Users of these smartphones will still receive updates for some time, but only the stable version of the software installed on smartphones. New features and capabilities in the fresh MIUI beta versions will no longer be released for them. 

Xiaomi Mi 9debuted in March 2019, Redmi K20 and K20 Pro in May, and Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro were presented in August of the same year. 

As a reminder, in May 2020, the international sales of  Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro exceeded 30 million smartphones. According to statistics from analytical company Canalys,  Redmi Note 8 became the world's best-selling Android smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2019.

October 1, 2021, at 02:52 PM Author: VerKo | Tags: MIUI, Xiaomi, Redmi, Poco 

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