Xiaomi launched MIUI 12 OS, upgrade for over 30 models to begin from June

Today Xiaomi has unveiled its MIUI 12 OS officially. Xiaomi has announced that the first device to receive the MIUI 12 OS will be Mi Lite 10, also called Mi 10 Youth Edition which was also unveiled today. As per the reports, the custom OS will hit many older Xiaomi phones too in phases. Xiaomi has not officially confirmed the list of smartphones receiving the final MiUi 12 Update, but it has already invited applications for beta testing of the MIUI 12 build for older devices.

With each update, MIUI 12 is going to improve the aesthetics of the interface with a flurry of new animations and redesigned elements introduced in each cycle. MIUI 12 implemented in Mi 10 Youth Edition comes with new a flatter and more seamless UI.

As reported by Gizmochina, Xiaomi seems to be releasing MIUI 12 initially to a batch of 30 devices, which seems to quite fascinating as it contains some of the devices that will soon phase out of the market due to age. Xiaomi confirmed on the list of its devices that are eligible for the MIUI 12 internal testing.

The list includes Mi models such as Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9, Mi 9 SE, MI 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition, Mi 8 Youth Edition, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Mi 8 SE, Mi 8, Mi 6, Mi 6X, Mi CC9 Pro, Mi CC9, Mi CC9 Meitu Custom Edition, Mi MIX 3, Mi MIX 2s, Mi MIX 2, Mi Note 3 and Mi Max 3. Also, the Mi 10 Youth Edition that will go official today will be also support it.

What is MIUI 12?

MIUI 12 is a custom skin based on the Android operating system for Mi and Redmi phones. In other words, MIUI 12 is a modified version of Android OS with infinite customizations options. It brings several exciting features including Dark Mode 2.0, Dynamic Always-on Display with over 1000+ custom animated styles, AI Calling, Navigation gestures and more.

Privacy features

Xiaomi revealed the MIUI 12 new privacy features called Flare, Barbed Wire, and Mask System. TÜV Rheinland’s “Android Enhanced Privacy Protection Test” has been successfully conducted and cleared by MIUI 12 OS privacy protection features.

While the internal beta program will kick-start in a few hours, Xiaomi has now revealed that the stable MIUI 12 update is planned to be released by the end of June.

List of phones confirmed to receive MIUI 12 update

  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition
  • Mi Mix 2s
  • Mi Max 3
  • Redmi K30 4G
  • Redmi K30 5G
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition
  • Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition
  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Redmi K20
  • Mi 8
  • Mi 8 SE
  • Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition
  • Mi 8 Explorer Edition
  • Mi 8 Youth Edition
  • Mi Mix 3
  • Mi Mix 2
  • Mi Note 3
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Redmi Note 8
  • Redmi Note 5
  • Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Redmi Note 7
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9e
  • Mi CC9 Meitu Custom Edition
  • Mi 6 (Beta Confirmed)
  • Mi 6X
  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
  • Redmi S2
  • Redmi 7A
  • Redmi 7
  • Redmi 8
  • Redmi 8A
  • Redmi 6
  • Redmi 6 Pro
  • Redmi 6A

As you might have noticed, popular devices like Redmi Note 9 Pro, Note 9 Pro Max, Mi A3, Poco F1, Poco X2 etc are missing from the list. The reason behind it is that the above list only applies to China. So, for global Xiaomi users, MIUI 12 supported devices list yet to be announced by the company. If you want to check whether your Xiaomi device will receive Android 11 or not, then find here.

These Xiaomi devices may also get the next MIUI Custom ROM

  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
  • Mi 9T Pro
  • Mi 9T
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9S
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Redmi Note 8T
  • Redmi Note 7S
  • Poco F1
  • Pocophone F1
  • Poco X2
  • Redmi 8A Dual
  • Redmi Note 5A
  • Redmi Note 5A Prime
  • Redmi Y1
  • Redmi Y2
  • Redmi Y3
  • Mi Max 2
  • Redmi Note 5 Plus
  • Redmi Note 5 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
  • Xiaomi MI A3
  • Xiaomi Mi A2
  • Xiaomi Mi A1
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
  • Mi 5X
  • Mi Play
  • Mi Note 10
  • Mi Note 10 Pro
  • Mi 8 Pro
  • Mi 8 Lite
  • Redmi 5
  • Redmi 5 Plus
  • Redmi 5A
  • Redmi Note 4
  • Redmi Note 4X

Above, we have added an unofficial list for both Global and Chinese users which shows expected phones that may support the MIUI 12 ROM. These devices were missing from the official list, but, we believe they might be eligible for the next generation MIUI. Once Xiaomi started rolling out stable build you will be able to download MIUI 12 Global ROM from the Community page. As of now, Indian and Global users can only sit back and wait for the official announcement.

Here is the list of features of MIUI 12

  • Super wallpapers & animated AOD
  • New system animations
  • Perfect dark mode 2.0
  • Improved privacy controls
  • Better multitasking
  • AI phone assistant
  • Classic themes in super quality
  • Health tracker

Now, let’s speak at length about how amazing the MIUI 12 is and its unique features


Nowadays, most of the smartphone users always want a phone with elegant OS and many features. Even some of the users compromise hardware for a better-looking UI. As we all know software is the soul in a smartphone. A bugless beautiful UI is all a user crave for. After the successful global spread of MIUI 11, Xiaomi has introduced its brand new MIUI 12 Android skin. Currently, Chinese users are getting the taste of the new UI. In India, we will have to wait for a few months to receive the update on our Xiaomi devices.

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