For years, MIUI has been the face of Xiaomi’s Android devices. At an event in China, the company recently announced the launch of the Mi Mix Alpha along with the next version of their custom skinned UI.
Its been quite a while since the closed beta of the new version of MIUI was made available to users. The open beta program for MIUI 11 will commence on September 27, so stay alert in case you want to try out Xiaomi’s latest android features.
With MIUI 10 bringing us the widely acclaimed recent menu, MIUI 11 improves on the already robust operating system by bringing in much-requested community features. The company claims it has worked on removing most of the clutter and making the experience clean. One of the most requested features users have been looking forward to a while now includes a Dark Mode, which is now the default mode. Till now, MIUI has been really white and it is quite a pain not being able to darken the System UI when viewing in darkness.
Another notable addition includes the new Always On Display, similar to what Samsung has done with its flagship S lineup. MIUI 11, backed by its robust theme engine, now features various attractive watch faces, with options to go completely analogue. You can also choose to display a static text on the always-on display.
Xiaomi is also showcasing its new dynamic font selection system, which has been awarded the Reddot design award. The new system lets users dynamically adjust the thickness of fonts by simply scrolling.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also improved things on the audio front. New sound effects inspired by nature are now added to the already expanse collection of sound effects.
Coming to productivity, Xiaomi has integrated two new apps to its already vast collection of Android apps. Mi Work lets you share files, transfer large files, along with screencasting and wireless printing functionalities. On the other hand, Mi-Go will help you converse battery and maximize the amount the battery will last. The company claims that if you turn on the extreme power saving mode, the phone will last another 24hours on just 5% battery.
If Xiaomi is to be believed, MIUI 11 will be the first-ever update which will be rolled out the fastest in the history of MIUI.
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