Xiaomi launch MIUI 12 on August 12 in a live streaming events in India . The event highlighted the new features that will be available for Mi and Redmi users including an improved user interface with dark mode on system apps and third-party apps as well.
If Xiaomi’s developers’ claims are to be believed, the MIUI 12 will be their best firmware in the last decade. Some have even gone on comparing it with Apple’s ios
Xiaomi MIUI 12 Features:
“With MIUI 12, our pursuit to improve and enhance user experience and continues to Equipped with an optimised interface, refreshed UI design and class leading features such as Magic Clone, Super Wallpaper etc. we are confident that this software version will elevate the overall user experience,” Muralikrishnan said during the live-streamed event.
The MIUI 12 will have New Weather app animations showing real-life weather conditions. it also claims that they have created an enhanced animation framework that will make the user interface smoother. This has been done with the help of LCAF rendering engine, LCAF physics engine and upgraded animations engine.
The control center and notification shade on the home screen has been redesigned as well. This upgrade aims at providing more information to the user at one glance. Xiaomi has also introduced ‘super wallpapers’ which will be animated wallpapers showing the actual surface of Mars, Moon and the Earth using NASA images.
The MIUI 12 has New Camera UI which is more intuitive and more powerful than ever. The Magic Clone feature offered is the most unique in MIUI 12 update as it allows users to take images and videos of themselves alongside their clone.
MIUI 12 users also have control over meta data of image and video sharing now user can set which meta data they want to share with family and friends.
Xioami MIUI 12 eligible phone and Rollout timeline.
As per MIUI’s rollout schedule, these Mi and Redmi devices will receive the new update first in August:
# Mi 10
# Redmi Note 9/ Redmi Note 9 Pro
# Redmi Note 8/ Redmi Note 8 Pro
# Redmi Note 7/ Redmi Note 7 Pro
For other Mi and Redmi device users, Xiaomi has asked its community to stay tuned to their social media channels to know about the rollout for their smartphones. However, the Chief Operating Officer of Xiaomi India, Muralikrishnan B said that the update will eventually be available for most Xiaomi devices.
In the MIUI 12 launch event, there was no mention of the Mi 10 Ultra, Redmi K30 Ultra and MiTV Lux transparent edition which were unveiled on August 11 in China marking the 10th anniversary of the company.