After having launched the Xiaomi Mi5 a the MWC 2016, the high flying Chinese company has now started rolling down an updated version of its custom ROM namely MIUI 7.2. While the first batch of update to a handful of devices have already rolled down during the first week of March, the roll out for the second batch has now been kick started.
The MIUI 7.2 version of the ROM however is the Chinese build with the company promising to roll out the Global Build too. Going by previous update roll out records of Xiaomi, it can be assumed that the Global ROM rollout may start as early as the end of March. So here's a list of all Xiaomi devices that is eligible to receive the MIUI 7.2 update in the both the rounds.
It's worth noting that the update is being rolled down in the form of OTA, however if you aren't ready to wait you can always download it from the official MIUI forum here and flash it manually.
This is the latest among the Xiaomi handsets. The much touted flagship with the all new Snapdragon 820 chip has drawn the attention of the global media thanks to launch that underwent at the MWC 2016. The flagship smartphone presently run on MIUI 7.1 built on top of Android Marshmallow (6.0).
Xiaomi Mi Note Pro
The Mi Note Pro was by far the most premium offering from Xiaomi's stable, until the Mi5 was launched. Sadly, though the smartphone failed to make its way to India. However Indian users who bought this smartphone from resellers in China will be receiving the MIUI 7.2 update in the country. It present run on Android KitKat 4.4.
The all new upper mid-range flagship smartphone from Xiaomi was launched silently at an event in China. Interestingly the Xiaomi Mi4S was launched on the same date as the Mi5, but in two different locations. Well the smartphone which is being touted as the updated version of the Mi4 with a Fingerprint Sensor on the rear runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 with MIUI 7.1 on top.
Xiaomi Mi Pad
The older gen Mi Pad is presently on sale in India at a price of Rs 10,999. The highly successful tablet from Xiaomi runs on a baked up version of MIUI specially built for providing users a tablet experience. The tablet presently runs on Android KitKat 4.4.4.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 powered Redmi Note 4G which was introduced in India closely after Supreme Court barred Xiaomi from selling the Mediatek powered 3G variant in India runs on Android KitKat. It was among the last few devices to receive the MIUI 7.1 update.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S
The Xiaomi Redmi 1S has been the most successful smartphone for Xiaomi so far. In fact, it was one of those handsets which helped Xiaomi establish a large fan following in India post launch in 2014. The smartphone runs Android KitKat with MIUI 7.1 on top.
Xiaomi Mi Note
The Mi Note is the smaller sibling of the Note Pro. It was launched alongside the Mi Note Pro in China and succeeded to make its way onto the hands of the buyers who were looking for a Mi4 like performance in a premium form factor. However, the Xiaomi Mi Note failed to make it to India and just like the Note Pro it run on Android KitKat.
The Xiaomi Mi4 is one of the most VFM (Value for Money) smartphone available in the India market. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC and runs on MIUI 7.1 on top of Android KitKat. Apparently the smartphone shares the share firmware with Mi3, Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro.
The Xiaomi Mi3 was the most popular flagship smartphone from the stables of the Chinese company. The polycarbonate unibody smartphone with a Snapdragon 800 chip created waves in the India market when the smartphone was launched at an aggressive price of Rs 13,999.
The Snapdragon 615 powered Mi4i may have been a centre to many controversies like being referred to as the ‘Flagship for India' as well as ‘Heating issues' triggered by the chip present under the hood. Apparently the smartphone was the first device from Xiaomi to be launched with Android Lollipop.
Towards the end of last year, Xiaomi changed the internals of the Mi4 by replacing the SD615 with a more powerful SD808 chip, despite keeping the external appearance intact. They renamed the smartphone as the Xiaomi Mi4c, where the letter ‘c' possibly comes from China. Nevertheless, the smartphone runs on MIUI 7.1 with Android Lollipop 5.1 on top.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 2
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 is the latest tablet from Xiaomi. While the 64GB edition of this tablet run on Windows 10, the 32GB is reserved for Android. The 7.9-inch tablet powered by an Intel Atom chip runs on Android Lollipop 5.1.
Xiaomi Redmi 3
The Redmi 3 is the budget smartphone for 2016 from Xiaomi. It is a marked upgrade over the Redmi 2, especially in the metal build and the improved SoC. It like other smartphone from Xiaomi's stable run on Android Lollipop.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
The Redmi Note 3 was recently launched in India at a competitive price of Rs 9,999 for the 2GB variant. There is also a 3GB variant in sale for a price of Rs 11,999. The budget phablet from Xiaomi run on Android Lollipop 5.1 with the latest iteration of MIUI 7.1 on top.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3G
This Mediatek powered Xiaomi smartphone was debarred from sale in India thanks to a patent issue with Ericcsson. However, the smartphone was fairly successful in India during its time in the country.
Xiaomi Redmi 2A
The Redmi 2A is the low cost Chinese variant of the Redmi 2 which is powered by a Leadcore chip. It runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 with MIUI 7 on top.
Xiaomi Redmi 2
The Redmi 2 powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SOC in the list to receive the MIIU 7.2 update. The budget smartphone presently run on Android KitKat 4.4.4 with MIUI 7.1 on top.
This is the oldest of the Xiaomi handsets launched way back in 2013. While it was launched with Android Jellybean 4.1 on top, Xiaomi was generous enough to update their flagship for 2013 to KitKat. It presently run on MIUI 7 based built of Android KitKat.