As promised, Xiaomi announced the MIUI 12 update at an event in China. Xiaomi also revealed the MIUI 11 successor was a new 5G handset called Mi 10 Youth Edition. It is the new entry model in the Mi 10 series.
In the event, they talked about the beginners, the devices that are eligible to try the MIUI 12 beta version before the stable rollout.
The invitations in the beta testing program are still going on, so the users can check the list to know if their device is eligible or not. By the timeframe that Xiaomi revealed at the event, the beta rollout should have started now.
Xiaomi also set the stable MIUI 12 update that will be ready by the end of June. When the MIUI 12 left the closed beta channel, then the Mi 6, Redmi Note 5, Mi 6X, Mi Note 3, and Mi MIX 2 will also be dropped from the future MIUI beta updates.
As the earlier MIUI updates, the update to MIUI 12 will be released in phases. Xiaomi said that the first phase comes at the end of June that will have the entire Mi 10 series, Mi 9 series, Redmi K30 series, and Redmi K20 series of devices.
After this, the devices which will get the update are Mi MIX 3, Mi MIX 2S, Mi CC9 Pro, Mi CC9, Mi CC9 Meitu Edition, Mi 9 SE, Mi 8 UD, Mi 8 Transparent Edition, Mi 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro, and Redmi Note 7. No date is released for this batch.
Similarly, there is no release date for the third batch; it has the Mi CC9e, Mi Note 3, Mi Max 3, Mi 8 Lite, Mi 8 SE, Mi MIX 2, Mi 6X, Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A, Redmi 7, Redmi 7A, Redmi 6 & 6 Pro, Redmi 6A, Redmi Note 5, and Redmi S2.
The MIUI 12 stable update schedule is for the Chinese market, so the eligible devices like the Poco F1, Poco X2, Mi 9T, and Mi 9T Pro are not on the list. These devices are sold in China with different names.
Xiaomi rejected the MIUI 11 weekly beta updates in March. Now, it said that the first MIUI 12 weekly beta update would be released on 8th May. The devices which are in the beta program are below:
Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Redmi K30 Pro, Mi 9, Mi 9 Transparent Edition, Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30, Redmi K20, Mi CC9 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Mi 9 SE, Mi CC9 Meitu Edtion, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7, Mi 8, Mi 8 UD, Mi MIX 3, Mi 8 Transparent Edition, Mi MIX 2S, Mi Note 3, Mi Max 3, Mi 8 Lite, Mi MIX 2, Redmi Note 5, Mi 6X, Mi 8 SE, and Mi 6.
Xiaomi said that the global ROM has no release date till yet, but it will not take time after the Chinese ROM gets a stable update.
Xiaomi provided the full changelog which is below:
– MIUI 12. Yours alone.
– New: All-new, physically-based animation engines with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
– New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
– Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
– Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make the content structure clear.
– New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
– New: Reset your device ID and control how it’s used based on virtual ID technology.
– New: Grant permissions that will be used only while you’re using an app.
– New: You can also grant permissions just once, and decide again next time permission is required.
– New: Restrict access to telephony to third party apps.
– New: Return blank messages to the apps that require personal information.
– New: Receive notifications whenever apps record audio, use the camera, or access your location.
– New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
– New: Get comprehensive stats on how apps use permissions in-app behavior history.
– New: Visit privacy.miui.com to learn how MIUI protects your privacy.
– Optimization: Apps aren’t allowed to launch other apps in the background now.
AI Call Assistant
– New: Mi AI can answer your calls now!
– New: You can record a customized greeting that will be played to the other person during AI calls.
– New: Customized greetings are also supported for outgoing calls.
– New: All-new Xiaomi Health gives you more options and makes your health stats more accurate.
– New: Put your device next to you before falling asleep to analyze your sleep cycle and record talking and snoring.
– New: You can sync data with supported wearable and smart home devices.
– New: Xiaomi Health can remind you to stand up and move when it detects that you’ve been sitting down for too long.
– New: The app also analyzes your stats and gives you simple health advice.
– New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open the Control center.
– New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
– New: Mi Ditto combines dictation and speech output, making mobile devices more convenient for people who have difficulties using conventionally designed smartphones.
– New: Traffic and suggested routes to airports and train stations.
– New: You can track your previous trips now.
– New: Checklists for trips.
– New: Alarms for train arrivals.
– Mi Carrier Services
– New: View your SIM balance and mobile data usage stats.
– New: Save frequently used phone numbers to top up balance and buy mobile data later.
– New: Buy SIM cards and services.
– New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.
Status bar, Notification shade
– New: All-new design.
– New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
– New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
– New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features upfront.
– New: Use the floating shortcut to filter and sort items, as well as switch view.
– New: New layout tailored for landscape orientation is available now.
– New: We added lots of fresh animations that will accompany your actions.
– New: Calendar cards will remind you about important events and anniversaries.
– New: You can create folders with notes now.
– New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
– New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
– New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
– New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
– New: Keep your home safe with smart home device alerts.
– New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
– New: Shared family storage plan is available now.