Xiaomi Releases MIUI 7 Update

As promised before, Xiaomi has started rolling out the global stable MIUI 7 update. The update is gradually rolling out over-the-air and is available for Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Pad, Mi Note, Redmi 1S 3G, Redmi Note 4G and Redmi 2/ Prime, while the Mi 4i has yet to receive the update.

The rest of the phones will get the update as soon as possible. The MIUI 7 is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and brings various new improvements and features. Some of the changes include up to 10% better battery life, optimized system response time by up to 30%, Built-In Data Saver, DND Mode and much more. Here is the changelog:

MIUI 7 changelog

System
Optimization - System response speed increased by 30%, battery life improved by 10% (08-24)
Optimization - Optimized clearing background apps mechanism with low RAM (08-27)

Contacts
New - Personal profile upgraded to cloud namecard (10-19)

Messaging
New - Quick OTP (08-24)
New - Smart SMS Filter (08-24)

Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
New - Added notification page fold/unfold animated effects (08-07)
New - Block notifications in notification shade by one press (08-18)
New - Lockscreen magazine (08-24)

Home screen
New - Added Parental controls mode (08-10)
New - Child mode (08-24)

Themes
New - Four new system UIs (08-24)

Gallery
New - Baby album: Group all baby images in one place, supports sending all images as a package and set the album as daily lockscreen (08-24)

File Explorer
New - Added real time search function (08-27)

Virus Scan
New - Supports choosing from different virus definitions (08-26)