Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 starts receiving Android Nougat

Xiaomi's best-selling mid-ranger, the Redmi Note 4 released in India back in January this year running MIUI 8 based Android Marshmallow out of the box. However, today it is getting the much-awaited Nougat treatment in the form of MIUI

The update is sized at 1.3GB and is rolling out over-the-air in phases, so not all users will get it immediately. To check for the update go to Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update.

Along with a slew of new features, the update brings performance improvement and the July Android security patch with it. Here's some of the new features included with this update:
  • Support for exFAT SD cards
  • Separate App locks for Dual apps
  • Option for hiding the content of notifications on Lock screen New – Verification SMS are shown on the Lock screen only after the Lock screen password is entered
  • Slide to browse wallpapers
  • Renaming albums
  • Custom groups for albums with people
  • Pausing ongoing backups
  • Redesigned the Music app
  • Personal hotspot is now mutually recognizable by iOS devices
  • Separate updates for the system apps
  • Switches for common settings in search results
  • Introducing Screen recorder
  • Export birthday reminders from Contacts
  • Added official holidays for Indonesia, Malaysia, and Russia
  • Countdowns for exams, repayments, vacations, etc.
  • Anniversary reminders for important events
  • Calculating discounts
  • Manage to autostart for multiple system apps
To recap, the Redmi Note 4 features 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, Snapdragon 625 chip, 13MP/5MP cameras, 4G VoLTE and 4100mAh battery. It is offered three variants 2GB RAM/32GB storage for Rs. 9,999; 3GB RAM/32GB storage at Rs. 10,999; and 4GB RAM/64GB storage at Rs. 12,999.

The Redmi Note 4 will also get MIUI 9 update also based on Android Nougat soon. MIUI 9 boasts more dynamic resource allocation for a fluid experience, faster app launch times, and bring multi-window support, smart-assistant, universal image search and more. Some of these features will be limited to China.


Kaiser Bey
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 starts receiving Android Nougat Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 starts receiving Android Nougat Reviewed by Kaiser on 8/10/2017 06:47:00 PM
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