Xiaomi won’t be that much late this time when it comes to software updates. It’s the start of 2018 and Xiaomi has already started to move on to Android 8.0 Oreo. After Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Xiaomi heads to providing Android 8.0 for Xiaomi Mi 6. You can easily install Xiaomi Mi 6 Android 8.0 update. But you should note that till now Xiaomi Mi 6 Android 8.0 is only available on Global Beta ROM.
Step-by-Step Guide to Get Xiaomi Mi 6 Android 8.0 Update
First, Mi 6 users should move to MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.1 if they are on MIUI 9 Global Stable version. You can successfully switch from Stable to Global via the Fastboot method.
Go to the OTA updates after installing MIUI 9 Global Beta on your phone.
Update to Android O.
What’s New in MIUI 9 Android 8.0?
Faster Boot Time and App Loading Speed
Android Oreo Theme, Wallpapers, and Ringtones
Android Instant Apps
60 new emojis
With the combination of the simplest UI and fastest Android platform, MIUI 9 based on Android 8.0 is the best Android platform till date. No doubt, we can expect some lightning quick performance and even Xiaomi Mi 6 might be the one with fastest OS till date.
However, after Xiaomi Mi 6 Android 8.0 update has arrived, we don’t know for sure that when Xiaomi will provide the Android Oreo update to the other flagships as well. Furthermore, will Xiaomi will provide the update to the old flagships as well such as Redmi Note 3, Mi 2, Mi 3, and Mi 4? Well, we will find out soon!