Mi 10, Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 8 Pro and more phones to get MIUI 12 update in August

Xiaomi hasn't revealed the exact rollout timelines for each model.

Highlights
  • Mi 9, Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro and Redmi K20/Mi 9T were among the first to receive MIUI 12 update globally
  • Xiaomi is yet to reveal the update roadmap for its phones in India

MIUI 12 is Xiaomi’s latest software version and is slowly yet gradually rolling out. Now, according to the Indonesian MIUI 12 website, the update will be rolled to a total of 23 smartphones in August. These phones include Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Mi 10, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi 8 Lite, Redmi Note 8, POCO F2 Pro, POCO F1, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Redmi 9, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A, Redmi 8A Pro, Redmi 7, Redmi 7A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 5, and Redmi S2. However, the exact rollout timelines for each model isn’t detailed and the “release plan may change at any time.”

MIUI 12

Mi 9, Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro and Redmi K20/Mi 9T were among the first to receive the MIUI 12 update globally. Xiaomi had kicked off the MIUI 12 pilot program for Redmi Note 7S, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 8 Pro in India but is yet to reveal the update roadmap for its phones in the country.

MIUI 12 features

MIUI 12 brings a new visual design with a graphical design that surfaces important data such as storage, battery capacity, and other stats in new graphs and visual diagrams form. There is a new Dark Mode 2.0 that dims the wallpaper and adjusts the brightness of font and an improved Ultra battery saver mode. There are new Super Wallpapers, which are high-resolution 3D landscapes of Earth and Mars. Xiaomi says the launching/closing, switching between apps, and Recents menu animations are now more life-like. The physics engine renders these animations with 3D trajectories utilising G2 curvature. There’s also a new Control centre that has quick setting shortcuts in the grid.