At an event in China, Xiaomi unveiled its latest MIUI version 7 was launched. The latest OS runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 and offers new themes, features, and visual elements.
MUSE Theme Sets
The Chinese company has introduced 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.
Face detection for Gallery App
As the name suggest the feature in the app automatically recognizes the faces and are bundled into ‘People Tab’ in the Gallery app of MIUI 7. 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.
Set Videos for contacts
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.
Mi Roaming App
This is an interesting feature which is similar to a virtual SIM card. Users can simply buy a data plan from Xiaomi through this app and they can leave for a trip while retaining their SIM cards.
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 launched on August 19 at an event in New Delhi. 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.