Xiaomi has confirmed that the latest version of MIUI will get unveiled on August 16th in China. The news broke out via a post on their official forums where the company confirmed that they will be launching MIUI 9 on August 16.
MIUI 9 will be based on Android 7.0 nougat and might be coming with some features like split-screen mode, picture-in-picture mode, etc. MIUI 9 will be much more powerful and fluid than the previous versions of MIUI as mentioned by the company’s CEO Lei Jun.
MIUI’s product manager posted some screenshots of a new theme of MIUI on a Chinese website weibo which got misreported as a sneak peek of MIUI 9. Xiaomi clearly mentioned that the screenshots has been shared to collect the feedbacks from the users about the design of the upcoming MIUI 9.
The company also mentioned that the theme is just an ordinary theme and has nothing to do with MIUI 9.