Xiaomi as promised started rolling MIUI 8 Global Stable build for various supportive devices. The update is rolling out via OTA and the Redmi 1S, Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G users are the first to experience the all new MIUI 8 ROM. The same update will be pushed to other Mi & Redmi phones in the coming days. Users can also manually flash the ROM by downloading the MIUI 8 Recovery/Fastboot ROM package.
Those Xiaomi devices (Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G) running MIUI 8 based on Android 4.4 will not support ‘Second space’ and ‘Dual apps’ due to the limitation of hardware platform.
MIUI 8 features:
- Create scrolling screenshots – an amazing way to share information
- Calculate and convert almost anything with the redesigned Calculator
- Quick ball – the ultimate one-handed control tool
- Personalize your notes with beautiful templates
- Get your photos sorted for you with all-new Gallery
- Dual Apps – create and sign into dual accounts for any app, including WhatsApp, Facebook and more.
- Second space – perfect for times when you need a clear separation in your life
- Video Editing -spice up your videos with filters, text and background music
- Caller ID – automatically identify incoming numbers or find popular numbers when dialing out (India only)
- Hindi T9 – find contacts easily with T9 dialer search (India only)
Download MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM
Redmi Note 3G – Recovery ROM
How to upgrade: If you’re on MIUI Global stable ROM, then use the ‘Updater’ app to download the ROM. You can also check our detailed guide on how to install MIUI 8 ROM on any Xiaomi smartphone.
Apart from the above device, the Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 (SD650), Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S/Prime, Mi3, Mi4, Mi5, Mi Note and Mi Max 32Gb are the other lucky Xiaomi users to get MIUI 8 update in the near future.
Stay tuned as we’ll include more devices in the above list once the update is rolled out. Don’t forget to share the post with your friends on Facebook and Twitter and let them enjoy the colourful MIUI 8.