Xiaomi has quietly released an update to the MIUI 8 which is the BETA version with number 7.6.8. This update has been released for most of the devices running MIUI 7 and the update is in BETA form so the company says that the update could come with some bugs. The update brings with it a couple of optimizations alongside a bunch of new themes. In fact, to be precise, you’ll get nearly 31 new themes, over a hundred new wallpapers, and 72 new ringtones. In addition, Indian users will get around 10 new fonts to play with. As for other changes, the company has reduced the number of steps required for discovering a Bluetooth device. Another optimization comes in the form of the appearance of new input method animation as soon as the search bar is tapped. The new update seems to fixed the talkback issues as well.

By now, you might be wondering whether your Xiaomi device running MIUI 7 will get the MIUI 8 update or not so we now have a list of all the devices for which MIUI 8 has been made available. According to the official list released by Xiaomi, the devices are as follows:

  • Redmi 2
  • Redmi 2 Prime
  • Mi 3
  • Mi 4
  • Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm
  • Redmi Note 3 Special Edition
  • Redmi Note 4 MTK
  • Mi 4i
  • Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi Note 4G
  • Redmi Note Prime
  • Mi Max 32GB
  • Mi 2/2S
  • Mi 5
  • Mi 5s Plus
  • Mi Note
  • Redmi 3/Prime
  • Redmi 3S/Prime
  • Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm/Redmi Note 4X
  • Mi Note 2
  • Mi 5s
  • Mi MIX
  • Redmi 4/4X
  • Redmi 4A

In case you are wondering how you can update your Xiaomi device manually to the MIUI 8, you can download the update from this link. Also, one thing to note is that the Nougat update is available only for Mi 5, Mi Max 32GB, Mi Max 64GB, Redmi Note 4X (Qualcomm) only as of now among all the devices listed above.


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