Xiaomi announces MIUI 12.5

Xiaomi announces MIUI 12.5

Along with the launch of Xiaomi’s flagship smartphone Mi 11, the company also announced the latest version of its custom interface, the MIUI 12.5, during its event in Beijing, China.

The latest MIUI 12.5 comes with new highlights, including optimized app handling, enhanced security updates, and improved privacy features.

Xiaomi has clarified that although the name may suggest that this might be a minor thing, this would be a major step ahead to power its phones in 2021. “Although it is .5, its system research and development is no less than a full version of previous years, is a full version disguised as DLC,” General Manager of Xiaomi’s Software and Experience Department, Jin Fan stated.

It also now comes with fewer pre-installed apps compared to its previous versions. According to Xiaomi, MIUI 12.5 comes lighter, faster, and more efficient than its previous versions. Xiaomi claims it uses 20% fewer cores than before with 35% less background memory and 25% less power consumption.


The latest MIUI 12.5 also has new Super Wallpapers, including the Snow Mountain taken from Mount Siguniang, Shipwreck Bay in Greece(Navagio Beach), and Blade’s Edge Mountain in Italy. Also, it adds new notification sounds from the South American Rainforest, Australia, East African grassland, and the Arctic Circle. The UI also gets new sounds of natural elements, such as Wood, Sand, and Water.

Furthermore, added privacy features include Clipboard Protection, File Storage(Sandbox Mechanism), Browser, and Location(Fuzzy Positioning) getting special mentions. Moreover, Xiaomi App Store from MIUI 12.5 will have special privacy instructions, including risks, security tampering, and avoiding malicious content.

Meanwhile, Xiaomi has announced that the list of these devices will be few for now, and it will be under the closed beta stage to be available in China. The company has revealed a list of 21 supported devices. Xiaomi also announces that the Public Beta will start to roll out from mid-January of 2021. These are the following smartphones compatible with the latest MIUI 12.5:

• Xiaomi Mi 10
• Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
• Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
• Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition
• Redmi K30
• Redmi K30 5G
• Redmi K30 Pro 5G
• Redmi K30i 5G
• Redmi K30S Ultra
• Redmi K30 Ultra
• Xiaomi Mi 9
• Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
• Xiaomi Mi CC9e
• Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro
• Redmi K20
• Redmi K20 Pro
• Redmi 10X 5G
• Redmi 10X Pro 5G
• Redmi Note 9 5G
• Redmi Note 7
• Redmi Note 7 Pro.

via GSMArena

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1 Response

  1. Elsd says:

    What about poco x3 nfc ? Waiting for it

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