Xiaomi on Monday announced that it will start rolling out the global stable build of its MIUI 7.1 custom Android ROM from Tuesday, which is based on Android KitKat. The MIUI 7.1 rollout arrives over two months since the MIUI 7 global stable build was released on 27th Oct 2015.
The Chinese tech firm has also confirmed about the devices will be receiving the update. As per Xiaomi the MIUI 7.1 will be arriving on Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Note, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2 / Prime, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3G, and Mi Pad/Mi Pad 2.
The MIUI 7.1 build with ROM V126.96.36.199.LXAMICK has been already released for the Mi 2/2S and can be downloaded from the MIUI forum thread. The complete changelog and download links will be posted soon. MIUI 7.1 China stable build for China will also start rolling out on Tuesday.
Some of the highlights of MIUI 7 include four default themes (Rose, Pink Blush, Ocean Breeze, and High Life) to choose from; new themes that have a complete game on the lock screen; a daily lock screen feature that changes the lock screen wallpaper every day; new copyrighted images exclusively for MIUI; up to 30 percent better response time than MIUI 6; a reduction in overall modem power consumption alongside background restrictions apps to save up to 10 percent battery life; a XXL font size; a Baby album feature that recognises baby faces and creates albums; a new Child mode in MIUI 7 allows users to choose apps accessible to child and also allows to add passwords, and a mute notifications feature.
The changelog of Global ROM of MIUI 188.8.131.52 KHJMICK can be seen here for Redmi 2 and Redmi 2Prime devices.