Chinese budget smartphone-maker Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 7.1 stable firmware update for global users, which is based on Android Lollipop. Many Xiaomi smartphones will be getting this official software update soon.
The select qualified phones and tablets include Xiaomi Mi2, Mi 2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi Note, Redmi 1S, Redmi Prime, Redmi 2, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi Note 2, Mi Pad, Mi Pad 2, and Redmi Note 3G.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi’s MIUI 7.1 (V126.96.36.199.LXAMICK) global stable build for Mi2 and Mi 2S is already available for download. Either you can download from the link here (for Mi2/2S only), or try to get it via OTA (About Device > Software Update).
MIUI 7 has been rolled out in 2015 with many new performance enhancements and bug fixes. Xiaomi had also unveiled a set of new user interface on the firmware such as a playful pastel pink UI, soft blue UI, pink UI, and a brown-gold UI, which are named as Pink Blush, Ocean Breeze, Rose and High Life, respectively.
The new MIUI 7.1’s changelog includes – reduced status bar RAM usage, enhanced homescreen smoothness, unified third-party app launch animation, support for Mi Piston earbud color edition, support backing up to Mi WiFi Router, new voice recorder quality option, new data saver function, Mi Drop for faster file transfer, and many more tweaks along with the bug fixes and optimizations.