Days after Xiaomi launching the MIUI 10 Global ROM for a selected lot of devices, the company is now ready with the MIUI 10 Chinese Developer version. Much similar to the Global ROM, this Chinese Developer version of the MIUI 10 will also be rolled out only for selected phones. The compatible devices for this rollout are Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, Mi 6, Mi 5, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, Redmi S2 and the Redmi Note 5 AI. Previously, the company had decided that it would roll out the ROM for its newly launched Mi 6X, however, later the MIUI 10 update for this 2018 device was suspended. The company launched the Global Beta ROM for the MIUI 10 after it was done recruiting beta testers for a week.
This new announcement comes from the MIUI Forum post. The post on the website highlighted that Xiaomi has initiated the launch of the new MIUI 10 update which ships the version 8.6.19 to the users. Also, it was reported that although there are some notable developments and changes in the ROM, Xiaomi hasn’t yet updated the entire changelog. It is also notable that this one being a Chinese Developer ROM, there are bound to be some disparities between the Global version and the update which Xiaomi has released now.
To give our readers a hint of what they can expect in the latest ROM, it will be prudent to take a look at what Xiaomi is offering in the Global Beta build of MIUI 10. The MIUI 10 comes with an updated Mi Browser with an optimised start page, PWA (Progressive Web App) support, and better search functionality and App Vault with a World Cup card. The company has also added an update which fixes the Greek language localisation. Still, it will be safe to say that the features which the users will get to see in the Chinese developer version will be exclusive to China only, except for a few small details.
The Chinese tech giant has also informed that it would start recruiting beta testers for the second batch of devices very soon. For the other users, who own compatible devices, they can update to the Chinese Developers edition of the latest MIUI 10 ROM by heading over to Settings > About phone > System updates> Check for updates. Alternatively, users can also go to ‘Updater’ and check for updates. There is also the fastboot method of upgrading the phone for someone who is still on MIUI 6/ MIUI 7/ MIUI 8 stable ROM.
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