Xiaomi releases MIUI 8 Beta Powered By Android Marshmallow

As they already promised, MIUI 8 beta builds are live now. The Chinese based rapidly growing smartphone vendor Xiaomi already announced that they will release the first beta build of MIUI 8 on today. As announced, now it is live with the advantages of latest Android Marshmallow.

The update is now live for people who are registered to receive the update. Also the supported devices are Mi 2, Mi 2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 5, Mi Note, and Mi Max. If you have already registered for receiving beta, you can download it right now. MIUI 8 comes with new animations, a brand new font, and a palette of new colors. Other notable features include: the ability to capture more than what you see on the screen area in one screenshot; the dual account system that provides users full control over their data, address book, and call history; and the Gallery app has picked up some more photo editing capabilities. MIUI 8 also comes with a built-in scanning feature that can read QR codes and business cards. Lastly, there’s a power saving mode that freezes background app activity to prolong your phone’s battery life.

The company is planned to release the official developer ROM on June 17. So we can hope that we will receive the OTA soon.

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