Widgets and apps are displayed together on the desktop.
Long-pressing the desktop lets the user rearrange and add widgets, and organize their apps.
An app can simply be dragged to the top of the screen (where a rubbish bin will appear) to uninstall it.
There are 8 different screen transitions which can be applied at the touch of a button.
The T9 Smart-dialer can search for contacts by name, by phone number, and even lists results based on how often you call them.
By default, no apps installed from the Android market can monitor users' phone activity.
Currently, there are over 200,000 phone number codes known to MIUI. These are updated frequently.
A contact can be added at any time;
It is simple to send a message to an entire group;
Users can make use of websites, email addresses and phone numbers in a message simply by tapping them;
There are many pre-written messages for all occasions available to users.
Easy searching of contacts;
Simple to add a new contact;
Users can set large images (full photos) as a contact's display image.
5. Themes and Appearance
Super-fast applying of themes;
Themes can be applied as a whole, or the user can mix and match different parts from different themes;
There are many customizable components, including the ringtone, wallpaper, and fonts.
Opens fast so you don't miss that photo opportunity.
A myriad of new features including Continuous shooting, Timers, special effects, and ISO adjustment.
Sleek and smooth image browsing - much faster than normal Android;
Users can browse images either by album or in 'Folder-View'.
A huge online music resource is available at the tap of a button;
Lyrics, album art, and track ID3 information can be edited right from within the app;
Gestures and shaking are supported, allowing the user to change track without looking at the screen;
Sleep mode allows the music to be switched off after a set amount of time without any user action
All important controls (such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Brightness) are acessible from within the Notification bar. Just drag it down, tap the 'Controls' tab and you have access to twelve of the most commonly used settings.
10. MIUI apps
MIUI supports online backups and storage;
MIUI AppShare and MIUI Marketplace allow users to discover new apps and download them with a single tap;
MIUI AppShare will notify the user when installed apps have updated.