MIUI 12.5 Global official: news, dates and list of models that will be updated

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Together with the presentation of Xiaomi Mi 11, one of the protagonists of the event was the launch of the MIUI 12.5 Global. In recent weeks we have talked about it far and wide, after the first Beta ROMs began to appear in China with the announcement in China. But until now we didn't know when the western counterpart, that is the ROMs, would arrive Overseas hubs ed EEE. With today's keynote all the details known so far have been revealed, so let's review its news and see which models will be updated e when.

Xiaomi presents the new MIUI 12.5 Global, also in Europe: that's when it will arrive

All the news

The first aspect that Xiaomi developers worked on was optimize performance of MIUI 12.5. The UI has been refined from an aesthetic point of view, without distortions but with some precautions. In particular they have been improved animations and gestures and have been added new Super Wallpaper. In this regard, we remind you of our guide for install them on any smartphone. In order to manage everything better, the new UI takes advantage of the hardware in a better way, dedicating a CPU thread only to these tasks. This also allows you to reduce energy consumption by 15% and lower CPU usage by 22%.

If until a few years ago MIUI had many perennial apps, in 2021 we see a further step towards greater cleaning. Yes, because the pre-installed apps in MIUI 12.5 they are almost all uninstallable, except for the essential ones (camera, gallery, settings, phone, messages, clock and security).

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Xiaomi has improved the app Footnotes. In addition to adding new tools for drawing, it is easier to generate geometric shapes and create concept maps. Furthermore, from the home it is possible to quickly access it via gesture to take notes on the fly.

In reverse, these features will not be in MIUI 12.5 Global.

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Which models will be updated?

Unlike the Chinese version, this is what the official roadmap of MIUI 12.5 Global. The first batch of smartphones that will receive the update will be the following:

  • My 11, My 10, My 10 Pro, My 10T, My 10T Pro

This will be followed by a second batch (to which other models will be added that will be added in the future):

  • Mi 10 Lite 5G, Mi 10T Lite, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi Note 10 Lite
  • Redmi Note 9, Note 9T, Note 9S, Note 9 Pro, Note 8 Pro, Redmi 9
  • POCO F2 Pro, X3NFC

Subsequently, Xiaomi confirmed that the update will also arrive on the following models:

  • Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer, Mi MIX 3, Mi MIX 2S

When will MIUI 12.5 be released?

Let's start by saying that the release of the first MIUI 12.5 China will start from end of April. On the contrary, for the MIUI 12.5 Global we speak of a more generic "Q2 2021“, Therefore the period of April / May / June. During Q2 2021, the stable release for the aforementioned first batch of smartphones will start, which will be followed by subsequent models supported at the end of Q2 2021.

The program will start again shortly Global Beta (here you can register), but we don't know yet if it will concern MIUI 12.5 or not.

How can I try MIUI 12.5?

To date, MIUI 12.5 is only available in the form of Beta Testing in China. Technically it is limited to Asian users only, but you can follow our guide to install it on your smartphone.

How to install MIUI 12.5 Beta on Xiaomi and Redmi

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