The latest Android Marshmallow OS for Xiaomi smartphone will be available in the form of MIUI 8 – the latest noted release from the Chinese OEM. The company has earlier promised that the open ROM will be available for download in the first week of June and as promised, it is now available. It’s worth noting that it is not the stable version of the OS, so you can download the Open ROM here, and test it yourself on your Xiaomi device.

The MIUI 8 ROM is now only available for the Mi 2, Mi 2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 5, Mi Note and Mi Max. The list will grow after June 17 adding more devices, after releasing the stable version of the OS.

Mi lanting

The new MIUI 8 brings a lot of changes, especially the UI has been vastly revamped, adding a lot of colors across all default apps and a whole new notification and quick toggle shade with beautiful weather animations. Fonts are also a lot more refined thanks to Mi Lanting – the company’s effort to bring about a better reading experience. New features have been added to many of the apps with a lot of improvements. It is now more colorful that ever. Give a try, if you’ve any of the aforementioned phones.


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