MIUI 12.5 Global Features, MIUI 12.5 Device Update List Globally, Testing Program
Xiaomi unveiled MIUI 12.5 globally, an upgrade over MIUI 12. The new MIUI 12.5 will offer faster and smoother performance over the predecessor. Mi 11 is the first device run on the MIUI 12.5 update. Redmi handsets as Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro will receive MIUI 12.5 global update. The revamped UI offers enhanced performance with improvements to CPU and power consumption.
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.
MIUI 12.5 Device List: MIUI 12.5 Update Download, Availability
The company announced the new MIUI 12.5 device list which will be released to these select devices via OTA update. The MIUI 12.5 global release will happen in phases like the Chinese market.
First Phase (Q2, 2021)
Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10
Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10T
Second Phase (Late Q2, 2021)
Mi 10 Lite 5G
Mi 10T Lite
Mi Note 10 Pro
Mi Note 10
Mi Note 10 Lite
Redmi Note 9T
Redmi Note 9 Pro
Redmi Note 9S
Redmi Note 9
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Applications for MIUI 12.5 Global Testing Program will be accepted until March 1, 2021 for the following smartphone models.
Xiaomi Mi 10T / 10T Pro
Xiaomi Mi 9T
Xiaomi Mi Note 10
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Redmi Note 9T
Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite
Xiaomi Mi 10i
Redmi Note 9 Pro
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Poco M2 Pro
Redmi note 9
Redmi 9C NFC
Redmi Note 8
Redmi Note 8T
MIUI 12.5 Release Date In India, MIUI 12.5 India Update
Coming to MIUI 12.5 release date in India, it’s yet to be confirmed. Already rolled out globally, the MIUI 12.5 India availability is expected to be confirmed soon. MIUI 12.5 release date in India could happen from end-February, though Xiaomi will officially confirm the dates in a few days.
Xiaomi has officially announced a list of 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 Global 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.
- Newly uninstallable System Apps include Mi Calculator, Notes App, Weather, Compass, Scanner, Mi Recorder.
- You can hide these system apps not uninstall them: Mi Music, Themes, Mi Video, Downloads and Mi File Manager.
- 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.