MIUI 8, a new big update of Mi phones operating system has launched today. along with MIUI 8, Xiaomi has announced Mi Max, Mi Band 2 on stage at Beijing.
Xiaomi stated that it has over 200 million users worldwide, up from 170 million which they said in Feb 2016.
They redesigned many frequently used apps like Camera, Notes, Phone, Calculator, and others. It has tremendous changes in colours and styling. MIUI 8’s colour will change according to the weather.
Exciting right..!! Let’s discuss little details:
Gallery app which will allow users to add filters, stickers, crop, or even create a music video.
1. New editing tools
2. space utilization
3. ability to change filters with single tap
4. video editing tools
ahh..! it can minimise dependency on other apps to edit pictures.
It has an advanced calculator.
1. real time exchange rates along with tax and mortgage calculations
2. unit conversions
No need to struggle for searching in google for them, just a finger tip away from you.
1. lets you take scrolling screenshots
till now we are taking more than one screen shot for a web page by scrolling, we can get rid of this hurdle by this new feature.
this allows the user to save an entire web page in a single image.
1. app has been tweaked and has a better layout
2. new Notes app which allows users to set password and fingerprint to secure private notes
User interface became so easy by this kind of simple swipes
Simply swipe down to quickly create a new one.
Double swipe up to delete it as a paper shredder.
New Power saving mode
Power Saving Mode that freezes background app activity, and limits chain start-ups.
New Notification Shade
Now the notification shade will offer a much more dynamic experience
They used white color as background to replace the Gaussian blur effect in MIUI 7
Your can now access your favourite settings such as WIFI, Torchlight, Bluetooth, GPS even quicker as it is shown in the notification shade.
When you scroll up the notification panel, the settings you always use would be automatically hidden, and we’ve a really cool and cute animation.
According to Xiaomi, the MIUI 8 China ROM will be available for beta registrations starting May 16 while testing of the beta build kicks off June 1. The company has announced that the first Developer ROM will be available starting June 17. The MIUI 8 Developer ROM supported devices included Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4c, Mi 4S, Mi 5, and Mi Max. The company says that the entire Redmi range and Mi Note series will be supported by MIUI 8 Developer ROM.
– Kalyani Pandamaneni