Xiaomi added a new feature in the closed beta version of MIUI 10 for developers. It allows users to send SOS signals in case of an emergency. While the chip is not available on all smartphones, but this is a matter of time. More in this article.
To access the SOS signal, in the beta version of MIUI 10, press the power button 5 times in a row. Right after that, the necessary information will be sent to the pre-selected numbers. At the moment the chip is available on such smartphones as Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi Mix 2, Mi 6, Mi 5 and Redmi Note 4X. It is expected that the new feature will soon appear in Chinese beta versions of MIUI 10 for all smartphones of the company.
By the way, now Xiaomi is actively engaged in the distribution of stable versions of MIUI 10 to a variety of devices from its lineup. So, already now “Stable” is available for Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, Mi Mix 2S. Redmi Note 5, Mi Note 3 and Mi 5. But the devices listed below will receive an update with a stable MIUI a bit later: Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5s, Mi 4, Mi 3, Mi Note 2, Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix, Mi Max 3, Mi Max 2, Mi Max, Mi 6X, Mi 5X, Redmi Note 5 (for the Indian market), Redmi Note 5A, Redmi Note 5A Prime, Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 4X and Redmi Note 3, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi 5, Redmi 5A, Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Redmi 3S, Redmi Y2, Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi Y1 and Mi Pad 4.