20 Million Users Got MIUI8 Update In A Week

We have learned back to months ago Xiaomi will push MIUI8 OTA update for a list of its smartphones. But as usual, this process takes some time. First, it should be beta tested, and when it’s over the manufacturer has to test it at alpha users. Only after this, the update can become available for masses. The MIUI8 Global stable ROM was released a week ago and it’s interesting to hear feedbacks from Xiaomi fans.


Earlier we have come with a helpful article providing how you can install MIUI8 update and what enhancements it brings. Though it’s been known there are tons of new features like the fingerprint payment, this was not the only change coming with it. Among those changes we can find virtual bus cards (China), system-level intelligent menu, Sogou Baidu professional custom, new power-saving mode and many more. Not to deep into the details you can get acquainted with the changes in comparison to the MIUI7 here.

As for the phones list this update is available for, it’s not long for the moment, but it will enlarge in coming days. As you remember the update is available for the Redmi 1S, Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G. at the moment, and it’s promised to include the Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S/Prime, Mi 2/2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 5, Mi Note, Mi Max 32GB in this list as well. But even taking into account all these factors, we have to state there are more than 20 million users updated their handsets to MIUI8. The overall impression is great and many Xiaomi users report performance enhancement, speed boost and many more. This number for a week availability is great, though we have to state almost all the users update their handsets during the first week. Well, let’s wait for the next bunch of Xiaomi handsets and see how many handset will get updated then.



Argam Artashyan

Back in 2010, he was dismissed from his position as a lecturer at the university. This made him get another job at his friend’s digital marketing company as a blog writer. After a few years, when he was thinking the article writing is his mission, Google pushed the Panda update and affected the company and websites he was working at. (Un)fortunately and surprisingly, he got an offer to head a large knitting factory. In 2016, he got his Ph.D. and resumed teaching at the University … and writing tech-related articles following his passion.

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