As for MIUI 12, the custom OS from Xiaomi is based on Android 10 and carries a lot of features from stock Android and presents them in a better way.
MIUI is an android based operating system for smartphones and tablets computers established by Xiaomi. Xiaomi devices usually get one Android version updated, but gets MIUI updates for four years. Xiaomi also offers MIUI to be flashed on other smartphone brands including Samsung, Sony, HTC, BLU, One plus, Google Nexus, and Google Pixel. MIUI ROM had over 160 million users worldwide and 678 handset models till 2016.
Xiaomi confirms that MIUI 12 will come to a variety of devices from the end of June. Beta testing will be available adding that you can apply via MI community forum on social media. The Chinese and global MIUI 12 skins are pretty much identical featured with dark mode 2.0, super wallpaper, floating app window, app drawer, improved health traders, and a variety of privacy features. Ultra power saving mode which offers basic functions like calls, alarms, etc. Xiaomi says this feature is able to make a phone 5% last up to five hours as compared to the earlier ones.
Special Features of XIAOMI MIUI 12-
The new dark mode on the MIUI 12 brings wallpaper dimming to Xiaomi phones that will work in tandem with the time of the day. In the new skin, the phone will automatically adjust the weight and contrast of the font to reduce glare in dark mode.
SENSORY VISUAL DESIGN
This new feature will show you the system information in the form of graphs and visual diagrams, making it easier to understand.MIUI 12 has visualized the core system information, allowing you to see the status of the system at a glance. In addition Xiaomi has called this the new “sensory Visual Design”.
NEW WALLPAPER, SUPER WALLPAPER
Xiaomi has introduced “Super Wallpapers” in the new MIUI 12 that include animated 3D models of Mars and Earth based on the data available. Super wallpaper will be available for both locked and unlocked phone screens.MIUI 12 will also make changes in wallpaper automatically according to day and night mode to ensure visual experience.
The new skin brings new animations for screen rotation, opening and closing apps, charging, uninstalling an app, and more. It will bring realistic animation and real-time changes displayed in the form of al time-lapse movie on your screen.The animation of applications gets a refresh app icon and will now generate real-time feedback based on gestures. Changes in gesture direction and speed will cause icons to react differently. When you delete an app, the ripple animation will also affect the surrounding app icons.
MIUI 12 will also bring new multitasking features. MIUI 12 also adds new gestures to the phone that enables accessing the application from the notification panel without having to leave what you are doing.Users will be able to swipe down on the notification panel to interact with a notification without facing any disturbance.
Similar to Google’s Call Screening feature introduced with the Pixel 3, Xiaomi is introducing AI phone assistant to a feature called “AI calling”. The company has been training its AI assistant Xiaomi AI to answer calls for users since last year. Users will be able to customize the language in which they want their calls to be answered. Users will be able to switch between automatic or manual call answering.
Xiaomi also brings some privacy features to the MIUI 12 where you can choose to grant permission to apps only once or only while you are using them. Permission will be revoked once done using an app. For apps that don’t clarify the user’s permission on your phone “Always Allow” options will not be provided. The new skin will also let you keep track of app behavior and receive notifications on the top of your phone screen for sensitive permission, such as your location being used by an app.
There’s also a new Ultra Battery Saver mode that brings a minimalist home screen with just the essential apps. This mode activates only when the battery drops below five percent.
MIUI 12: Supported devices
Xiaomi released the list of devices that will support the MIUI 12 on its official Weibo page. As per the announcement, Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 10 Youth Edition, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9 Transparent Edition, Mi 9, Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30, Redmi K20 Pro, and Redmi K20 will receive the MIUI 12 update in the first batch.
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The second batch includes phones like Mi MIX 3, Mi MIX 2S, Mi CC9 series, Mi 9 SE, Mi 8 series, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro, and Redmi Note 7. The third batch includes the Mi CC9e, Mi MIX 2, Redmi Note 8, and Redmi 8 among others. Xiaomi has yet to announce the month in which the second and third batch will be receiving the update.
The MIUI 12 update will start rolling out to users from the end of June.
- MIUI 12 stresses on privacy and security, and is certified by TUV Rheinland.
- Super Wallpapers, new multitasking features, and update UI are some highlights on MIUI 12.
- It now remains to be seen how soon does Xiaomi India bring the MIUI 12 update to the Indian models.
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