Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi may soon roll out the Android Oreo update on its bezel-less Mi Mix 2 smartphone. The company is currently looking for beta testers for its Android Oreo beta program for the Mi Mix 2. The Mi Mix 2 users from all the regions can apply for the program before January 8.
Xiaomi has posted on its official forum about the recruitment of beta testers. If Mi Mix 2 users want to test the Android Oreo beta on their phone, they can enroll in the program by downloading Mi Forum app. After the best testing completes, the stable update will be rolled out for the phone.
How to enrol in the Mi Mix 2 Android Oreo Beta Program
First of all, you need to download MIUI Global Forum app from the Google Play Store. On the homepage, select Recruitment and fill out the required information. Then, select your country/region and time range of using your smartphone and tap on submit.
After submitting, download the latest MIUI ROM file and flash it on your phone. Before flashing, make sure you have backed up all the data on your phone. Also, you should note that this is a Beta ROM, so expect bugs with it and enroll for it at your own risk. After that, you can report the bugs to the developer team.
To recall, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is the company’s 2017 bezel-less flagship which comes with a ceramic and aluminium build, and an 18:9 display. The phone comes with features likes 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 processor and 12MP rear camera and 5MP front camera.
The phone was launched back in September running on Android Nougat. Xiaomi now plans to release the much-anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Mi Mix 2, after releasing it for the Mi A1 recently. The Mi Mix 2 has got a price cut in India and is now available for Rs. 32,999.