MIUI 12.5 Global Launch On Feb 8: Eligible Devices List, MIUI 12.5 India Rollout
MIUI 12.5 global launch will happen on February 8, Xiaomi confirmed on social media. MIUI 12.5 update will be released to 27 select devices via OTA update. MIUI 12.5 has been claimed to be a better version of MIUI. The MIUI 12.5 update offers a set of new features with better security and performance upgrades. The new operating system is said to be better than the previous MIUI versions.
MIUI 12.5 version will essentially be the base update before MIUI 13 releases.
Xiaomi is already developing MIUI 12.5, and Mi 11 series will be the first to run on the latest UI platform. The upcoming changes and optimizations will be the foundation for the next MIUI 13.
MIUI 12.5 Device List: MIUI 12.5 Update Download, Availability
Xiaomi initially announced a list of 21 devices which will support MIUI 12.5. But the company now announced the new MIUI 12.5 device list which will be released to these select devices via OTA update. MIUI 12.5 will first arrive on devices sold in China, then the ones in other countries including India.
The MIUI 12.5 global release will happen in phases like the Chinese market.
MIUI 12.5 beta for global units will soon be rolled out as well. MIUI 12.5 device list (first phase) of eligible Xiaomi phones. Here it is:
Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi Mi 10
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Mi CC9
Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G
Xiaomi Redmi K30S
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Racing
Xiaomi Redmi K30i 5G
Xiaomi Redmi K30
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi K20
Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G
Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
MIUI 12.5 Release Date In India: MIUI 12.5 Update Dates India?
Coming to MIUI 12.5 release date in India, it will be available post the global release. Already rolled out in China, the MIUI 12.5 India availability will be confirmed at the global launch. MIUI 12.5 in India will be rolled out in phases from mid-February, though Xiaomi will officially confirm the dates at the global launch.
Xiaomi has officially announced a list of 21 devices which will support the MIUI 12.5 update first, and the devices from the list available in India will get the update earlier.
MIUI 12.5 New Features: Additions, Upgrades
MIUI 12.5 will offer optimized performance. The MIUI 12.5 is said to be more light, faster and efficient than previous versions of MIUI.
- Xiaomi has claimed it will be using 20 percent fewer cores than before with 35 percent less background memory and 25 percent less power consumption.
- Xiaomi is using ‘MIUI Light Cone Motion Effect Architecture’ compared to MIUI 12.
- The new MIUI 12.5 has a new set of Super Wallpapers: Snow Mountain from Mount Siguniang, Shipwreck Bay in Greece (Navagio Beach) and Blade’s Edge Mountain in Italy.
- With MIUI 12.5, the company is also focusing more on privacy. There’s Clipboard Protection, File Storage (Sandbox Mechanism), and Browser.
- Location (Fuzzy Positioning) now has special mentions.
- Xiaomi App Store from MIUI 12.5 has special instructions for privacy including risks, avoiding malicious contents and security tampering.