tech2 News StaffOct 27, 2015 09:41:26 IST
The newest flavour of Xiaomi's mobile OS – MIUI 7 – will be made available to users starting today. It was announced in India this August and the company has been beta testing it with select handsets.
The final build is out and will be rolling out to select devices starting today. The list of devices to receive the new update includes Mi 4i, Mi 3, Redmi 2, Redmi Note Pro and Redmi 1S. The announcement comes via company's dedicated page. The page reads, "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."
Xiaomi has put out a list of devices that will receive the MIUI 7 update. According to the list, the devices are as follows:
Mi 2/2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4c, Mi 4i, Mi Note/Pro, Mi Pad, Redmi 1S W, Redmi Note 4G Single SIM, Redmi Note 4G Dual SIM, Redmi 2, Redmi Note 2.
The page further adds, 'Redmi 1, Redmi Note 3G users please be patient and stay tuned for further info. Devs are working very hard to bring the ROM to your device as soon as possible.'
The Xiaomi page states some users will receiving the update Tuesday onwards. It will be an over-the-air (OTA) update via the Updater app. Those who cannot wait, can download the ROM package here.
The MIUI 7 is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and comes with several improvements such as new themes and performance enhancements. One of the highlight is the ability to record a short video loop that can replace your contact photo using the feature called Showtime. Take a look at what's new in the MIUI 7.
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