Xiaomi is finally going to roll out the latest version of its custom operating system, MIUI 8. Xiaomi unveiled MIUI 8 on June 30 in an event happened in New Delhi and promised a release date. Although they were not able to meet the promised release date but today, Xiaomi has started rolling out the Global Stable ROM of the MIUI 8. Xiaomi will be rolling out the Stable ROM update to eligible devices globally although Xiaomi has already rolled out the beta update for many Xiaomi devices out there.
Xiaomi announced the name of the devices eligible for the global update on the MIUI forum. The device list includes Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 Pro, Redmi Note 3 (Special Edition), Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime, Mi 2, Mi 2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi 5, Mi Note, and Mi Max.
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Regarding the update, people already running on MIUI 7.5 will directly receive a notification for the MIUI 8 OTA update when it is available or they can also check the updater app to check the available update. Redmi 1s, Redmi 2/2S, Note 3G, Note 4G, Mi4i should have already got the update and Redmi Note 2 and Redmi 2 will be able to receive the OTA update on August 23rd onwards. The update will be open to everyone on August 25th.
MIUI 8 Features
- Create scrolling screenshots – an amazing way to share information
- Calculate and convert almost anything with the redesigned Calculator
- Quick ball – the ultimate one-handed control tool
- Personalize your notes with beautiful templates
- Get your photos sorted for you with all-new Gallery
- Dual Apps – create and sign into dual accounts for any app, including WhatsApp, Facebook and more.
- Second space – perfect for times when you need a clear separation in your life
- Video Editing -spice up your videos with filters, text and background music
- Caller ID – automatically identify incoming numbers or find popular numbers when dialing out (India only)
- Hindi T9 – find contacts easily with T9 dialer search (India only)
- Enhanced SMS – SMS accounts of popular businesses now display logos and company name (India only).