There have been reports about the Mi Max and Mi Band 2 coming in May, but a new and revamped OS update, MIUI 8, is soon to join the upcoming devices. All the three Xiaomi products will be unveiled on May 10 at a launch event.
Considering the fact that many users have updated to the latest version of MIUI 7, the new developer ROM is expected to reach out to millions of users. Expect a new design, new features and new experience with the ROM, as promised by Xiaomi on Weibo.
In a single-option poll conducted by the Xiaomi Tech company, MIUI 8 operating system received 96.53% votes in striking contrast to MIUI 7’s 3.47% votes, notes, the company website. Only time will say how the new MIUI 8 version fares.
Appearing briefly in a teaser on the MIUI YouTube channel, the latest ROM version shows new features for the notification bar that offer a dynamic experience with hidden functions and better performance. There is a new cloud music applications that bring a host of other features.
Right now, speculations are running wild that MIUI 8 will share similar traits like the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It should, however, be noted that the new ROM version is definitely not built atop Marshmallow foundations. While we can only speculate the features and specifications as of now, Xiaomi will promise the best of the upcoming ROM, notes Phone Arena.
The imminent launch, the Mi Max is a 6.4-inch phablet will see the light of the day at Beijing’s National Convention Centre on May 10. It will be powered by Xiaomi’s own Rifle SoC and MIUI 8 OS that will allegedly pack in a newer version of Android.
Other leaked reports suggest that the device will share a few similarities with the Mi 5, including a metal back cover instead of 3D glass. As for the rest of the components, the camera placement will be the same just like the Mi 5, states FirstPost.
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