Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, the ambitious phone made by Xiaomi with technical specifications of excellent level, has just started to receive the highly anticipated software update to Android 9.0 Pie, although in the form of a beta Android P.
The latest version of the green robot launched by Google last month arrives on Mi Mix 2S with the beta version 8.9.7 of the MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM. The last two numbers indicate the start date of the update, ie September 7: however, according to what was reported recently, it seems that the update started the distribution on September 5. The update file size is about 2 GB, although it may vary depending on the user.
Xiaomi has officially announced the update on the MIUI Forum, warning users that it is a beta update and that almost certainly will come with some bugs. The Beijing house has also made available the restore ROM and Fastboot ROM links for those wishing to run the sideload or flash.
Meanwhile, on the GizChina website, it emerged that users who have already been upgraded are reporting improved performance and smoother user interface. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S receives an AnTuTu score of 275.937.
In August, Xiaomi announced that the Mi Mix 2S would be the first smartphone of the Chinese manufacturer to get the Android Pie update. He later invited beta testers to try out Android 9.0 on Mi Mix 2S. Android Pie offers some unique features for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, including gesture-based navigation, Digital Wellbeing, security enhancement, and better text selection.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is a dual-SIM that sports a full-HD + (1080 × 2160 pixels) 5.99-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18: 9 and a pixel density of 403ppi. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 6 GB / 8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB of integrated memory.
As for the photo sector, the smartphone comes with a dual rear camera, featuring two 12-megapixel sensors. On the front side, the Mi Mix 2S has a single 5-megapixel camera with HDR and Face Unlock functionality.