Xiaomi is scheduled to roll out a number of Android Marshmallow updates in the coming weeks. This time however, it was the company’s Mi 4 flagship device and its Mi Note smartphone’s turns. Moreover, the Mi 4 is said to receive an Android 6.0.1 as an bonus updates.

The latest software version for the Mi 4 is a MMB29M build number, which compares to an older MMA58K version which appears on the Mi Note and also appears to be the same for the Mi 4, as listed on Xiaomi’s forum. Considering that Xiaomi’s MIUI 7 brings its own range of additional features, the new Android 6.0.1 upgrade will probably add a little difference. The update is said to weigh at least 100MB.

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In terms of what’s new, you can check Xiaomi’s forum thread to get a summary of all the features loaded on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update meant for Xiaomi Mi 4. These will include things such as a featured global support for all apps by the alluring status bar, a simplified file management user interface, as well as added controls to select the USB connection mode types you need whenever you mount your device to a computer.

The camera app also features a few enhancements. There is faster saving of photos and videos and the color reproduction also has a few tweaks. In addition, the phone no longer heats up like it used to when charging and the battery has also been optimized. Aside from that, the major software features that were revealed at the release of MIUI 7 and 7.1, remain unchanged.

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