Xiaomi has announced that it will start rolling out stable version of MIUI 7 in India to its existing devices on October 27. If you have a look at the MIUI 7 compatibility list, you can see that the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is currently supporting all its smartphones and tablets that were launched in India till now.
MIUI 7 Update Compatible Devices
- Xiaomi Redmi 1S
- Xiaomi Redmi 2
- Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
- Xiaomi Redmi Note (update will come later)
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G
- Xiaomi Mi 3
- Xiaomi Mi 4
- Xiaomi Mi 4i (update will come later)
- Xiaomi Mi Pad
Apart from improving the user interface and existing features, MIUI 7 brings some completely new features such as Baby Album, Child Mode, XXL Text, Lockscreen Animations, and Showtime. Xiaomi has added four brand new themes – High Life, Pink Blush, Ocean Breeze, and Rose – that will also change a lot of things such as icons, animated lockscreens, and unlocking effects.
The company showcased a lot of new themes that are built using the company’s MUSE theme development tool. There are themes for Cricket, Football, and Stocks that will change the lockscreens with relevant information such as sport scores and stock prices. along with an ability to download third-party themes.
There’s a Daily Lockscreen Mode that changes the lockscreen wallpaper to a new one every day. Other features include a data saver mode, Auto DND, SMart SMS Filter, and Quick OTP. Xiaomi claims that MIUI 7 is 30 percent faster and 10 percent more battery efficient when compared to MIUI 6.
There are some other Xiaomi devices that were not released in India, but will receive the update. Those devices are the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, the Xiaomi Mi 2, the Redmi Note 2, the Mi Note, the Redmi 2A, the Redmi 2S, the Mi 4c, and the Redmi 1S 4G.
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