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Check when your Xiaomi, Redmi and Poco phone get MIUI 12

MIUI 12 update based on Android 11 OS has been confirmed for 22 Mi, Redmi and Poco devices. Here's the list.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 19, 2020 7:26:30 am
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MIUI 12 update based on Android 11 OS has been confirmed for 22 Mi, Redmi and Poco devices. The update of the new OS is being rolled out in phases since its launch in August. The first device to receive the update was Mi’s flagship device Mi 10. The Chinese smartphone company announced that most Xiaomi devices in India will be receiving the new update and the rollout schedule information will be given on its social media handles.

Phones that will get MIUI 12

Mi Note 10
Mi Note 10 Pro
Mi 8 Lite
POCO F2 Pro
Poco F1
Redmi Note 9
Redmi Note 9 Pro
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 8
Redmi Note 7
Redmi Note 6 Pro
Redmi Note 5
Redmi 9
Redmi 8
Redmi 8A
Redmi 8A Pro
Redmi 7
Redmi 7A
Redmi 6A
Redmi 6
Redmi 6 Pro
Redmi S2

MIUI 12 details

Even though the MIUI 12 update is available for a long list of phones, there is a catch. The Super Wallpapers will only be available for Mi 10 and Poco F2 Pro out of 22 devices. The rest of the smartphones will get static wallpapers. Super Wallpapers are inspired by the space and are images of actual surfaces of Mars and Earth taken by NASA. The images showing the planets zoom in when the phone is unlocked to show the surface of the planet. The Super Wallpapers also change with time showing day, night and evening on these celestial objects.

The new animation icons will be available on only four devices including Mi 10, Poco F2 Pro, Poco F1 and Redmi Note 8 Pro. Also, the floating windows option will be available on 12 devices. The older smartphones are unlikely to get it. The new Floating Windows feature allows users to keep at their work while at the same time performing other tasks also. The multitasking window instead of snapping at the bottom or closing the other app opens inside of a window, which consists of all data and can be dragged around to any part of the screen.

The phones next in line to receive the MIUI 12 update are Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7S. The update for Redmi Note 8 devices is expected to be available by the end of September.

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