Xiaomi has announced their latest User Interface for their smartphones, the MIUI 8. Xiaomi has made changes in the Color and styling segment mentioning that the colors of the MIUI 8 will change according to weather which is pretty impressive. The company has announced their new MIUI 8 wallpaper Corousel which come with high-quality daily lock screens having 12 categories to choose from.
The Gallery App has been revamped which now gets filters, stickers, crop and you can even do Video editing or make a music video which can be shared instantly using the Quick share feature. Coming to the functionality changes, a Power saving Mode has been added which freezes background app activity limiting chain start-ups.
The List of Xiaomi Devices to get MIUI 8 update:
The company has mentioned that the whole Redmi range of device including the Note series will be supporting MIUI Developer ROM. The list of devices which immediately support the MIUI 8 update are listed below.
- Xiaomi Mi 2
- Xiaomi Mi 2s
- Xiaomi Mi 3
- Xiaomi Mi 4
- Xiaomi Mi 4c
- Xiaomi Mi 4s
- Xiaomi Mi 5
- Xiaomi Redmi Note
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
- Xiami Mi Max
When will MIUI 8 be released and available?
The MIUI 8 ROM (China) will be available for beta registrations starting May 16 while testing of the beta build will start from June 1. The company has announced that the first Developer ROM will be available starting June 17.
In the album App you can create GIF images. In Voice recording you can know about the change of tone which is depicted by the color change in the interface of recorder app. Cloud Storage actively helps in uploading the actual picture to cloud and keeps it synced with only high quality thumbnails available in the album. This saves almost 90% of the album space. Video Editing gets new features as well with added filters, cropping, effects and you can now change background music by adding music of your choice.
Long Screen capture feature lets you select the amount of page to be captured giving the scroll effect and in the background you can view the big image to choose where to end the capture. There is a new Suspend button or the Suspension Ball which is seen earlier in other devices as well, you will be getting a list of functions which are transparent from the side of the display as shortcuts.