Xiaomi gears up for MIUI 10; expected to focus on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The company has gone with MIUI 10 instead of the long rumoured MIUI X nomenclature.

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Highlights

    • The company announced the MIUI 10 ROM
    • Currently, no timeline has been set for the launch

Xiaomi’s Senior Vice President, Hong Feng at their 2017 summary meeting announced the successor to its MIUI 9, the MIUI 10, its custom ROM based on Google’s Android operating system. The company has gone with MIUI 10 instead of the long rumoured MIUI X nomenclature.

Not many details have been revealed about MIUI 10, but Feng did mention that the core-development team will be immediately swinging into action. According to a report by Weibo,  Xiaomi’s MIUI 10 will be centred around Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Xiaomi MIUI 10
Image Credits: Weibo

Xiaomi recently started the global roll-out for their MIUI 9.2 ROM for select devices. These devices include – Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A/Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi Note 5A Prime/Redmi Y1, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi 4 Prime, Mi 3, Mi 4 and Mi Note. MIUI 9.2 brings a lot of changes from its previous iterations like – Add to favourites icon adjustments, simplified design for virus scan result page and hiding free and incompatible themes from the list of the purchased items. With this update, Mi Mover now also supports data migration restarting, which helps restore data migration on a new smartphone, even in case of interruption.

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Xiaomi has also announced the availability of MIUI 9 software update for a total of 40 devices. The MIUI 9 update based on Android Nougat includes features like retooled notification pane, new image editor, 2x faster app load times, new Mi video app, split screen and much more. Some popular Xiaomi smartphones have already received the MIUI 9 update while the rest of them are expected to get it in coming weeks.