Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 sporting 18:9 display aspect ratio was launched in September this year. The phone was running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and users were anxious about Oreo update. Today Xiaomi announced Oreo Beta program, and a stable release is expected in few more months.
Note that this is a closed beta program and only few users will be able to participate. The Oreo build will be based on latest MiUi 9. There will be tonnes of bugs initially, so it’s advised to participate only if you have sufficient knowledge about handling bugs. You can also report these bugs on Mi forum. It’s recommended to backup your data in case of catastrophe.
Steps to participate for Oreo Beta program
- Open Mi Forum app
- Head towards Forum->closed Beta application
- Fill in the details
- While registering closed beta version choose “experience version” and the model selection as “millet MIX 2”
You will be eligible for closed beta program once the system accepts your request. For the application to be accepted, your reputation on Mi Forum must be good, else system will reject it. In case it takes more than 48 hours to process the application, it means your request has been denied.
Closed Oreo beta users will get weekly upgrade beta OTA package. Every Thursday there will be voting session to decide features to be added to next updates. For more info check Mi forum.
Let us know your experience about MiUi 9 based on Oreo.