Xiaomi rolls out MIUI update based on Android 7.0 Nougat to Redmi Note 4 in India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has finally rolled out the Nougat update for its Redmi Note 4 handset in India. The MIUI version is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and notably, this MIUI is a beta version for the testing, and its stable version is expected to be rolled out soon after the testing is complete.


The company official forum also mentions that the update will be through OTA only and will be with/without Changelog. On the other hand, the site also states that, if the sharing of ROM link and changelog is leaked by any user, then it will consider a violation and users can get banned for that. Moreover, the update size is around 1.3GB and must be downloaded on the stable network connection.

Nonetheless, this latest update does not opt for split screen feature, However its come with numerous new features which are as follows:

  • Separate App locks for Dual apps.
  •  Support for exFAT SD cards.
  • Separate updates for the system apps.
  • Separate App locks for Dual apps.
  • Slide to browse wallpapers.
  • Renaming albums.
  • Custom groups for albums with people.
  • Pausing ongoing backups.
  • Custom groups for albums with people.
  • Export birthday reminders from Contacts.
  • Anniversary reminders for important events.
  • Manage to autostart for multiple system apps.

Further, the update also allows users to hide notification content on lock screen with Lock Screen password facility. To recall, Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 4 handset earlier this year with a price tag of INR 9999 and it featured with  Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system with MIUI 8 on the top.


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