Xiaomi showcased MIUI 8, the company’s latest MIUI ROM during the launch of Xiaomi Mi Max Smartphone at an event in Beijing. Several new features and a new design including new fonts have been added. Lei Jun, CEO, Xiaomi said at the event that there are over 200 million MIUI users around the globe.
Latest features of MIUI 8
The MIUI 8 comes with a new colors feature that changes as the weather changes. It boasts a new Mi Lanting Chinese font that provides an improved reading experience. You will also be able to select images from over 12 categories besides the option to send beautiful images to your lockscreen. The gallery in MIUI 8 is packed with options to captions, music, filters, video editing with cropping and doodle on drawings.
The latest notes in the MIUI 8 ROM provides an additional layer of security with fingerprint and passcode and also has exciting templates in order to provide a better view. The Scanner in the ROM can be used to solve Math problems, snap and shop on Taobao and create Alipay/Wechat QR codes. The calculator provides an advanced conversions and calculations. The messaging app identifies the fraudulent and scam messages.
The ROM also adds a power saving mode using which the background activities can be frozen by suspending background tasks, updates and syncs.
Mi Note Series, Mi 5, Mi 4C, Mi 4, Mi 3, 2S and Mi 2 can avail the MIUI 8 Developer ROM from June 17 in China. More devices are expected to be very soon. There is no word yet on whether when the ROM will be available globally.