Xiaomi has just rolled out the Global Beta version 8.7.5 of the upcoming update of its Android-based mobile operating system, MIUI 10. The company added a new post on its official MIUI forums to announce the rollout of this new version along with additional details about the update. The new version will roll out in batches and the first batch includes devices such as the Xiaomi Mi 6, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Mi MIX 2S, Mi 5, Mi Note 2, and the original Mi MIX.
According to the blog post, the new update brings LDAC functionality for Bluetooth. This means that users can users can get better audio quality on their wireless headphones or earphones in comparison to what Qualcomm’s aptX HD technology by Qualcomm. For comparison, Xiaomi claims that LDAC provides about 3 times the Bluetooth codec bit-rate at 990kbps in comparison to the 352kbps by aptX and almost double from aptX HD which provides 576kbps. More bit-rate means more detailed sound with high-quality. the new update also allows users to turn off this feature on supported devices if users want to conserve the battery life.
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The new update has also added Trending music videos section in the Mi Music app which is limited to the Indian market. It is worth noting that this version is still in beta so it is possible that the software may contain bugs. Though, the company noted in the blog post that this Beta version has scored a 95 percent recommendation in an internal poll that the company conducted with moderators, MIUI Alpha and Beta team members, Porting team, resource team members, news team members, Fansite members, design team members, MIUI device team, bug hunter team, and photography ream.
If you don’t know what you are doing then don’t try it install this version. If you still want to go ahead, better to this on a spare smartphone if it is eligible for this version instead of installing the beta software on your primary device. Xiaomi has cautioned the users to take a backup of all the important data that they have on the device before attempting to upgrade the operating system of their device.