A couple of months back, Lei Jun's Xiaomi has rolled out the MIUI 8 ROM in the Chinese market with some enhancement and optimizations.
The company has also announced the roll out of MIUI 8 in the Indian market during the official announcement of Mi Max. However, Xiaomi has rolled out the public beta of the ROM as promised, it is the stable version roll out that got delayed.
Now the recent news is that the MIUI 8 Global stable ROM will be rolled out on August 23rd and will gradually release the MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM for public.
The supported devices are Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S/Prime, Mi 2/2S, Mi 3,Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi 5, Mi Note, Mi Max 32GB.
While the Redmi 1S, Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G will get OTA update on August 23rd, the other devices will receive the update gradually in the upcoming days.
The MIUI 8 will be an OTA update, otherwise, users can check the Updater' app as well. Talking about the features, the MIUI 8 comes with new colors in system app UI including Phone, Dialer, Calendar, Contacts. The company has changed the notification bar as well the drop down bar in the white background similar to iOS.
Also, the company has tied-up with 50 media partners to enhance the quality of the lock screen. Other features include -- quick sharing, dual apps, quick ball, scrolling screenshot, second space and an improved power saving mode.