The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi had announced its new OS MIUI last week in China and today, it showcased the MIUI 7 in India. It is based on the Android 5.1. With this update, Xiaomi has provided some new features while also sorting out bugs found in the previous version. The beta version of the update will be pushed by OTA, starting August 24. The update will be pushed to Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G.
“MIUI 7 is a fresh new take on our immensely popular operating system, well-loved by over 150 million users. With so many exciting new enhancements, you will able to feel the difference the moment you power on your phone running MIUI 7. With more system UIs to choose from, customized profile video calls using Showtime and a variety of personalization options, MIUI 7 is truly ‘Yours by Design’,” said Hugo Barra, Global VP, Xiaomi.
On the release date of the stable version, he said “We are hoping to complete the beta testing within two months and roll out the stable version.”
Here are some interesting features of the new OS
With the new MIUI, you will get four different system UIs which you can choose when you first set up your phone. All four of them will vary the look of the OS. The four UIs are Rose, Pink Blush, Ocean Breeze and High Life.
The gallery app is now updated with a new face recognition feature. The feature will help users automatically sort one specific person’s photos in one place. These photos can then also be set as slideshow on the lockscreen.
Now MIUI will feature the Kids mode. The feature will allow the users to select users, what the kids can and can’t do while using the device in Kids mode.
We all know that IVRs are boring and time-consuming. But MIUI 7 will feature visual IVR which will display all the IVR’s menu on screen and let you easily navigate. Currently, it incorporates numbers of 50 companies only.
Smart SMS Filter
This will help you clear all the promotional messages from your inbox.
If you have Mi Band, the phone will automatically know when you are sleeping and then it will put the phone on DND mode.
Apart from these, there are various under the hood performance tweaks.
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