May 21, 2020, Kathmandu
The latest version of Xiaomi’s Android user interface, MIUI 12 was officially announced on Tuesday, May 9. This unveiling was for the global market. Here, we discuss what MIUI 12 features are in store for MI users and whether their phones are getting the update.
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So let’s buckle up and see the MIUI 12 features below:
MIUI 12 Features
In a recent blog post by the company, they stated that privacy protection is the core of the MIUI 12. This means the Xiaomi users will have better control over the permissions that applications require to function.
Now, they have the option to allow certain access only while using that particular app. Hence, users get a good range of privacy protection.
Design and Animation
The highlight of the MIUI 12 is its ultimate privacy protection. However, the interesting MIUI 12 feature includes eye-catching designs and animations.
The system uses the Mi Render Engine that makes switching between apps smoother. Additionally, the company believes in using high visuals to make the mobile device more intuitive and efficient.
Further, MIUI 12 adopts a simpler interface and new navigation gestures.
MIUI 12 features floating window multitasking. Sounds like Xiaomi are really considering user’s behavior and making its system more compatible.
For example, if you receive a message on your device while you’re watching videos or doing something else, the text message can be opened with a floating window. This can help you reply to a message without pausing the video or without switching to the messaging app.
Xiaomi MIUI users are more familiar with the home screen without the presence of an app drawer. However, now in the MIUI 12, they feature an option to turn on the app drawer so that all the apps can stay in one place and cleaning the home screen.
Dark Mode 2.0
With the amazing features already in the MIUI 12, comes another smart feature, the Dark Mode 2.0. This feature dims the device’s wallpaper according to the time of day and the surrounding light. Also, this new feature can automatically increase or decrease boldness and contrast of text in various lighting conditions.
Seeing these amazing features, it makes us wonder what devices are getting these updates, right?
Well, let’s get some good news!
Here’s a list of supporting smartphones that have MIUI 12 features:
Xiaomi is dividing the mobile groups into 3 categories. The first batch includes:
- Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro
- Mi 10 Youth Edition, Mi 9 Pro 5G
- likewise, Mi 9 Transparent Edition, Mi 9
- Redmi K30 Pro Zoom, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 5G
- Redmi K30, Redmi K20 Pro Premium, Redmi K20 Pro, and Redmi K20
Similarly, the second batch includes:
- Mi Mix 3, Mi Mix 2s
- Mi Note 10, Mi CC9 Pro, Mi CC9
- likewise, 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
And finally, the third batch includes:
- 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
- after that, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6, Redmi 6A
- and, Redmi Note 5, and Redmi S2
MIUI 12 Release Date in Nepal
The good news keeps getting good for all the Xiaomi fans in Nepal as the MIUI 12 releases in Nepal from June 2020 onwards. That is to say, the first batch of smartphones will receive the update in June.
However, the second batch and third batch’s release date are not yet confirmed.