Followed by the launch of MIUI 7 in China, the global version of the OS is launched at an event in New Delhi, India. MIUI 7 is the latest version of MIUI and the new version is based on Android Lollipop 5.1.
The new OS includes 4 new system UI designs: Rose, Pink Blush, Ocean Breeze, and High Life. Users can choose their designs as per their choice. Furthermore, MIUI 7 also features XXL Text that gives you larger sized fonts. It is available for messaging and a lot of other apps as well. The OS also includes Child Mode that limits the access of your kids and keeps your important apps like emails and messages away from them.
A MUSE theme set feature has been introduced that allows the users to create their own theme without any need of any complex coding. The theme sets also incorporate five new themes to MUSE theme sets, and one of the themes is ‘Goddess’, as the name suggests it is meant for women. Apart from this, there are many other paid themes that can make your phone look unique.
While in the gallery app, the face detection app has been infused that automatically recognizes the faces and are bundled into ‘People Tab’. The feature also enables the users to create and edit profiles on the phones or having a quick overview of all the photos in which a specific person is present. Interestingly, the gallery app has Baby album group that automatically groups all the baby photos available on your phone.
Similar to the face detection feature in the Gallery app, the new feature of Setting videos for contacts enables the users to set videos for all the contacts on the phone, and whenever the person calls the videos plays instead of a ringtone.
Xiaomi has initiated new International Wallpaper Market that gives a wide variety of HD wallpapers along with 10 preset wallpapers that are available for daily lock screen rotation. The feature is available exclusively in India. Another brilliant feature of Mi Band has been introduced with MIUI 7 that whenever the band detects the user is sleeping, the phone will automatically switch to Do Not Disturb (DND) mode.
The Chinese company claims that the new MIUI 7 ROM is 30% faster and consumes 25% less battery as compared to MIUI 6. They further mentioned that the rollout of MIUI 7 will start from today in china and, the following devices will get the update: Mi 2, Mi 2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note, Mi Note / Mi Note Pro, Mi 4i, Redmi 2 and Redmi Note 2. Besides MIUI 7, Xiaomi also launched Redmi Note 2 and Note Prime.
According to Xiaomi India, the Global version of MIUI 7 will be rolled out on August 24. At the moment, these were the all known features of the Chinese version of MIUI 7, and we will be updating the list as more details will come in.