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Xiaomi has announced the development of MIUI 10, its upcoming firmware based on Android. Hong Feng, vice president of Xiaomi, is said to have announced the MIUI 10 at an assembly meeting in China. At the annual event, the company discusses and reveals key developments of their MIUI milestones every year. Meanwhile, Xiaomi has already started to roll out the MIUI 9.2 update for some smartphones that are on MIUI 9 already. Also, recently Xiaomi had listed the 40 smartphones that are eligible for the MIUI 9 update on Weibo.
According to a report in MyDrivers, Xiaomi has said major research and development efforts of the MIUI team will now be moved from MIUI 9 to MIUI 10. Additionally, Xiaomi also shared an image of the event on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo. It is clear from the reports, that the main focus for MIUI 10 developers will be artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Last year in July, Xiaomi had launched MIUI 9, the current version of its MIUI custom Android ROM. The MIUI 9 was launched with the Xiaomi Mi 5X. Some of the new features of MIUI 9 included faster app load times, new design elements, lock screen shortcuts, split-screen feature, and more. Xiaomi claims to have optimised the system to enable faster app loading and boost performance.
As we mentioned, MIUI 9.2 Global Stable Update is now rolling out for smartphones like Xiaomi Redmi 5A, Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi Y1, Mi Mix 2, Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi 4 Prime, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Note. The MIUI 9.2 has brought several changes like Add to favorites icon adjustments, simplified design for virus scan result page, and hiding free and incompatible themes in the list of the purchased items. Additionally, Mi Mover now supports data migration restarting, which helps restore data migration on a new smartphone, even in case of interruption.
Notably, there is no information from Xiaomi on the timelines for MIUI 10 coming to smartphones from the company's bandwagon.