Xiaomi has introduced MIUI 7 version of its custom ROM with the launch of Redmi Note 2 back in August. Global beta ROMs for developers till now were made available over-the-air (OTA) for eligible Redmi, Mi Phones and the last download was the version 5.9.25. Today the Chinese manufacturer has announced that the final global stable build of MIUI7 will be rolled out starting from October 27, 2015. Public version of MIUI 7will also be released from the Chinese version of the hardware same date.
What the MIUI blog post on Wednesday satates:
“We are really excited to announce MIUI 7 global stable build for MIUI fans all around the world. With two months of testing and optimization, MIUI 7 global stable version is to roll out from Oct. 27, 2015. Yours by design! Get ready for upgrade!” Users would be receiving the OTA update via the Update app. Compatible smartphones include Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Redmi Note, and Redmi Note 4G.
For those who can’t wait like me, can manually download MIUI 7 and Install the ROM package from the company’s dedicated page.
Highlights of the new MIUI 7 ROM includes for default themes (Rose, Pink Blush, Ocean Breeze, and High Life) to turn from: new themes have a complete game on the lock screen, a daily lock screen inclusion that changes the screen wallpaper every day, a new copyrighted images exclusively for MIUI, which has upto 30% better response time when compared to the current MIUI v6. You will find a reduction in overall modern power consumption with background restrictions apps to save up to 10% of battery life. A new XXL font size, a Baby album feature that recognises baby faces and creates albums, a new Child mode in the MIUI 7 allows users to choose apps accessible to child and also let them set or add passwords, and a mute notifications features etc.
Top feature requests it received for MIUI 7 were for battery life and better performance, and stressed that the new ROM also optimises system app startup time and also accelerates the CPU is also added inside the new MIUI custom ROM based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Point to be noted and that is the selection of HD wallpapers in MIUI 7, with 10 pre-sets available on the ‘daily lock screen’ rotation, are currently only available in India. The “Made for India” features include Visual IVR, which is an attempt to reduce the time required to navigate automated voice menus when calling a customer service hotline, which will show the voice menu on the phone’s screen, so users can tap on the selection quickly.
Xiaomi MIUI 7 has been further improved with support for more than 50 companies’ customer support numbers. A new Smart SMS Filter has been also added to MIUI 7 which is said to intelligently filter service messages into a separate notification tab, and lastly, a Quick OTP feature has been integrated that is built-in and helps in entry of the OTP codes during online and mobile transactions.
The MIUI 7 integration with Mi Band has also been upgraded and will no switch the Mi phones to “Do Not Disurb” (DND) mode when it detects that the users is asleep. Addion of Showtime is also present on the MIUI 7 version, will allow users to record a short video loop on phone and exchange contact card with friends, means that every time a friend calls you, the Showtime video will run in loop. People is another features added to the list of MIUI 7 features, which lets user select their photos to their friends contacts easily.
Xiaomi for MIUI 7 download has partnered with Opera Max to provide Data Saver, which compresses browser and in-app media, letting users save up to 50 percent data usage. Size of the OTA update might vary depending on your model.
You can download MIUI 7 ROM directly from the MIUI Downoads page next Tuesday, once released officially.
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