A new rumor suggests Xiaomi is looking to launch a new sub-brand to counter the dominance of OPPO and Vivo in offline sales this month. The new sub-brand will be mainly focusing on offline sales and differ from Mi and Redmi series. MIUI's Product Manager recently confirmed that MIUI 9 to launch before August 16 too. Therefore, a reliable source has claimed that Xiaomi is hosting a launch event announcing the new sub-brand along with MIUI 9 by the end of July!
Alpha ROM > Developer ROM > Stable ROM. MIUI Alpha ROMS are the earliest builds and the most unstable version but comes with latest features. In fact, developers have started to implement some features of MIUI 9 in MIUI 8 Alpha ROM as beta testing. Remember the new design of lock screen shortcut we previewed yesterday? The screenshot was actually obtained from MIUI 8 Alpha ROM. MIUI 8 Alpha ROM to receive a new animation update in this week as well.
MIUI 9 is to have a lighter ROM, as promised by MIUI developers earlier this year. Source also mentioned that MIUI will simplify the current yellow pages and removed these features to make MIUI 9 a "more stable, fluent, and power saving" system.
1.The above information is for MIUI China ROM.
2. MIUI official hasn't confirmed any assumptions made above.
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