Couple of month back in August, China based smartphone has announced the availability of beta version of its latest MIUI 7 for its smartphone’s and tablets which was available for download and install for users, now after testing couple of months back and working of user feedback’s, company has announced the availability of stable version of MIUI 7 for its smartphones and tablets.
Company has said that they had start rolling out for users outside of China. MIUI 7 is based on Android 5.1, and it will be available for Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Pad, Mi Note, Redmi 1S 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2/ Prime. Mi 4i will get the MIUI global stable build in the following weeks.
MIUI is a deeply optimised user interface that allows for extensive customisation. Xiaomi has refined MIUI over the past year to create MIUI 7, which has a colourful interface with better performance, battery-saving optimisations and an even wider variety of personalisation options. The MIUI 7 data saver feature is still in Beta phase and will be rolled out for MIUI 7 global stable version soon.
Here are some key features which you will find on MIUI 7 :-
System UIs: MIUI 7 comes with set of four new system UIs now available when you power up your phone. You can choose from luxurious pink UI inspired by high fashion (Rosé), a playful pastel pink UI (Pink Blush), a soft blue UI (Ocean Breeze), and a brown-gold UI for the sophisticated gentleman (High Life).
Daily Lockscreen: This feature will apply a new new image every day on your lock screen, you will get high-quality photographs, including many award-winning ones.
Baby Album: MIUI 7 makes use of face recognition technology to automatically identify babies and group their photos together, these photos can even be set as a slideshow on the lockscreen.
Auto DND: MIUI 7 makes Mi Band even more useful to manage your calls and notifications. When Mi Band detects that you are sleeping, it activates Do Not Disturb (DND) mode and silences your phone, making sure your sleep will not be interrupted by notifications. When you’re awake again, it turns off DND and you’re back to normal.
XXL Text: MIUI 7 now offers XXL Text, which is a complete rework of the UI to make sure larger text is formatted to fit the screen perfectly.
MIUI Data Saver: We all know most of the web browser now comes with data compression technology, but what for other apps which consume data as well, MIUI 7 support data compression which is powered by Opera Max compression technology, MIUI Data Saver will soon be available worldwide in the coming months, offering substantial data savings across all apps. By sending data such as images and videos to Opera’s cloud and compressing it before returning it to users’ phones, this feature can provide up to 50% data savings on mobile data connections.
Showtime: Whenever you get call from anyone, you just see name and number, or a static profile image, now Showtime lets MIUI account users set an animated video that will play on their friends’ Mi phones when calling them.
There are some features which are specially designed for India only :-
Visual IVR: To dramatically reduce the time required to navigate automated voice menus when you call a customer service hotline, Visual IVR shows the voice menu on the phone’s screen, so you can tap your selection quickly. Visual IVR in MIUI 7 has been further improved with support for more than 50 companies’ customer support numbers.
Smart SMS Filter: To make sure you see what’s important in your SMS inbox, a new SMS feature intelligently filters service messages into a separate notification tab, resulting in a clutter-free inbox.
Quick OTP: Due to the rise of e-commerce and online banking transactions, the one-time password (OTP) has become a way of life. To make the process of entering an OTP much easier, the built-in OTP recognition feature lets users easily copy an OTP code, at the very moment when the notification pops up
Roohi is a student of Mass Comm. at GGSIPU, and has worked with some big media houses like Hindustan Times and Times Internet in past, she always loves to try new apps and at TechnoArea, she will be taking care of apps review section, her favorite apps of all time are WhatsApp, Walnut and yes Tinder as well ;).