Xiaomi’s Global MIUI ROM official account has announced via a Facebook post that the company will unveil the MIUI 12.5 on February 8, 2021. The event will be streamed on the said social media account. This strongly hints that the Global launch of Xiaomi Mi 11 could be on the same date.
If we recall, the company announced the first Snapdragon 888 smartphone on December 28 in China. The device, despite running old MIUI 12 out of the box, had the new MIUI 12.5 announced alongside the event. Hence, the same could happen globally but let’s wait for official news.
Either way, the launch is here and users can finally enjoy the new visual changes, privacy, and features like MIUI+. Having canceled the MIUI Global Beta Program in July 2019, we can only expect Xiaomi to release a schedule prior to the subsequent stable update rollout.
As for availability, the Chinese models like the Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 10 series, Redmi K20 and K30 series, Redmi Note 7, 9 series were among the prominent ones to get into the support list. For Global, we can expect more region-specific devices to make the cut.
Xiaomi’s MIUI 12.5 in China uses 35% less background memory and 25% less power consumption. It has up to 9 uninstallable system apps. It also has revamped animations, system sounds & notifications from animals and natural elements, refined haptics( of lock, Tap, Gesture actions).
Other prominent improvements include updated Privacy with clipboard protection, Sandbox Mechanism on File storage, new MIUI Notes, and MIUI+ for connecting with computers. Let’s see how many features make it to the Global version.
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