Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 8 on top of Android Marshmallow for supported devices. The stable ROM brings some innovative and handy features.

The eligible devices to get MIUI 8 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.

Here are the top ten features of MIUI 8:

1. Second Space

The Second Space enables the user to do the work of two smartphones on one. The user can create two separate space right on their phone and each space is completely separate from another one. The helps user to use personal and business account separately. Click here to see how to use Second Space. MIUI 8

2.Cloned Apps/Dual Apps

Dual Apps feature enables users to operate two instances of any app on a smartphone. For example two Viber or WhatsApp account on one smartphone.


3. Quick Ball

This feature is quite like “Apple Assistive Touch”. There will be a floating ball on the screen containing five shortcuts. The user can customize the shortcut on their own. This quick ball is also accessible from the lock screen.

4. Scrolling Screenshots

Scrolling screenshots feature is also known as long screenshots. With this features, you can capture an entire scrolling page no matter how big is. Click here to see how to use Scrolling Screenshots feature.


5. Redesigned Notes App

MIUI 8 notes app comes with redesigned color and style along new options including allows users to set a password or fingerprint access to a note.


6. Advanced Calculator

Calculator app got the major improvement over its previous version. Users now able to convert weight, currency, and temperature apart from doing the math.


7.Gallery and Photos

MIUI 8 Gallery brings some innovative features including mi cloud sync, keep low-resolution photo locally, video editor, photo editor and more.

8.Caller ID and Dialer

MIUI 8 comes with integrated caller ID to eliminate any third party app. It also comes with T9 Hindi dial pad.

9. Enhanced Messages

Partnered with MobiKwik in India MIUI 8 introduces some rich feature including recharge option, contact profile picture, movie ticket booking etc.

10. Ringtones and Themes

With association with several partners, Xiaomi will provide whole new HD wallpaper, Ringtones, and themes to the consumers.


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