Xiaomi Mi 5 will be the first Mi phone to receive the latest Android Nougat update with the company’s MIUI 8.2 firmware. There is a list of other phones slated to receive this update as well.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 will be the first of many Xiaomi phones to receive an Android Nougat update. It will have the MIUI 8.2 on it, and there are a lot of new features in store. Users will be able to enjoy a new User Interface with the MIUI 8.2. Along with this, there will be new ringtones available as well as a new assistant.

Release date and changelog

The update is currently only still available in China. However, it will not be long until the update is released to other parts of the world some time this year. This update will be 1.3GB and can be updated over the air, which means users will be able to download the update straight from a compatible mobile phone with a decent wi-fi connection.

The highlight features of the new firmware include new ringtones and sounds, a new Smart assistant, improved layout design and toggles as well as a Feedback app. There are other features included in the update. However, these can be explored by the user.

List of other Xiaomi phones

The Android 7.0 Nougat update with the MIUI 8.2 firmware layover will be released to other Xiaomi phones as well. Although there is no official list yet, there is a good chance that these phones will be included in the update: Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5s, Mi 4, Mi 4s, Mi 4c, Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 4, Redmi 4 Prime, Redmi 4A, Redmi 3, Redmi 3A, Redmi 3s, Redmi 3s Prime, Mi Note 2, Mi Max, Redmi Pro, Mi Note Pro, Mi Pad 2 and Mi 4i

It may be bad news for some Xiaomi owners though. This is due to speculation that some Mi devices may not be able to receive the update. According to PressKS, the list includes: the Mi3, Redmi Note, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 1s and Mi Note. However, nothing can be sure until official word from Xiaomi is given.

Android 7.0 Nougat is the latest Android OS version available, yet not all Android phones have received this update, according to GoAndroid. This is due to many reasons. With regard to Mi phones, the MIUI is a firmware used for Mi products, including smartphones and tablets based on the Android OS.