Today, for: Mi Max / Mi Max Prime / Mi 4i / Mi 3 / Mi 4 / Mi Note / Redmi 1S / Redmi Note 4G, and also these devices starting Feb 20: Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 4 MTK, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note Prime, Mi 2/2S, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Redmi 3/Prime, Redmi 3S/Prime, Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm
MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM Update Highlights
– New improved layout for toggles in the Notification shade
– Get full control over automated tasks
– Brand new system sounds and ringtones
MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM Full Changelog
Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
New – Swipe to delete Lockscreen notifications (11-18)
New – UI adjustments for toggles(12-15)
New – Battery saver toggle can be added to the Notification shade (12-15)
Optimization – Lock screen PINlayout (11-15)
Optimization – Changed icons forUSB charging and switching keyboards (12-01)
Optimization – Floating notifications won’t appear in DND mode (12-13)
Fix – Notification shade issues during incoming call floating notifications (10-25)
Fix – Wi-Fi page made the device freeze when it was opened for the first time (11-07)
Fix – Notification shade issues(11-15)
Fix – Issues with opacity after using third party themes (11-15)
Fix – The first notification couldn’t be removed by a swipe (11-29)
Fix – Landscape mode issues with third party themes (12-06)
New – Home screen settings added to the Settings (11-22)
Fix – Part of UI for deleting apps wasn’t visible on light backgrounds (10-11)
Fix – Minor adjustments for animations in the Launcher (11-14)
New – Antivirus scans for the apps installed not from Google Play (11-02)
For info on China Stable, check the details out here.
That’s right, MIUI fans! Next time you update your MIUI, you may have Android 7.0 under the hood. Then again, does that really matter since MIUI is still so heavy that the only recognizable thing from Android N will be its OS version in “About” section…?
Great summary of the top 12 features in MIUI 8. Thanks, Ash!
Mi Max launched in China, here are the announced specs:
- Comes in Silver, Grey and Gold
- 7,5mm thick
- 6,44″ 1080p Screen
- 4850 mAh monster battery
- Snapdragon 650 or 652, depending on variant
- 16MP PDAF Camera
- 5MP Front camera with 85 degrees wide angle
- Up to 4GB of RAM
- Up to 128 GB of storage
- 3-choose-2 hybird SIM tray (microSD support)
- Dual Sim, dual standby
- IR Blaster
- Fingerprint sensor on the back
- 4G+ Support
Prices: 1499 RMB (Snapdragon 650/32GB/3GB RAM), 1699 RMB (Snapdragon 652/64GB/3GB RAM), 1999 RMB (Snapdragon 652/128GB/4GB RAM). That is $300 for the top end model.
MIUI 8 Details and features:
- New MIUI Gallery app up to 90% more space efficient +stickers, doodles, and more photo editing options
- Wallpaper carousel for daily lock screens
- Power Saving mode which suspends all background activity, updates and syncing
- Multi-window management
- Chain startup prevention which blocks apps from starting up for no reason
- Fraud and scam messages filter
- Quick share controls for content
- Passcode and Fingerprint security for Notes
- Templates for notes, and various design choices in app
- Barcode scanner integration for easier purchasing
- Camera picture search for similar items online
- Advanced calculator app with conversions
- Enhanced video editing tools
- MIUI Fonts redesigned
- MIUI Colors redesigned
- To roll out on Mi 2/2S/3/4/4C/4S/5/Max and all Redmi and Mi Note devices
- Release date: 17 June for China Dev version, no stable/global version release date yet
- There are now over 200,000,000 users of MIUI worldwide
Official Mi Max Wallpapers are here as well for download in their full resolution glory:
Bonus teaser: Xiaomi Mi Band 2. Unfortunately, no release date or further details.
Full album of the announcement slides can be found here.
Another short MIUI 8 feature video.
In case you missed it, Notes were featured, too!
As posted by Xiaomi on their forums, it is official now that they will be rolling out Mi Band 2 as well with the rest of the lineup (Max and MIUI 8). They additionally went in depth with the MIUI 8 Notification Shade. It is obviously an improvement in comparison to the MIUI 7 shade.
Now let’s see if those “leaks” were true of the Mi Band 2.
Xiaomi just published MIUI 8 feature video, focusing in a few seconds on the new notification shade. Looking good, can’t wait to see more.