MIUI 12.5 is the version of MIUI that is currently in closed beta at the moment of publishing and released gradually on supported devices. This MIUI version offers some enhancements and new features.
MIUI is a custom Android ROM made by Xiaomi for its smartphones and tablets. MIUI has two versions according to the region: China ROM is for the devices that are marketed in China, and global ROM is for the devices that are marketed worldwide.
According to the MIUI webpage, MIUI 12.5 optimizes the system by lessening the CPU usage by 22% and reduced power consumption by 15%. This optimization is expected to improve the device’s performance and reliability. Other than the performance and power improvements, the full-screen gesture is also optimized by creating a dedicated thread to render gestures. Improved full-screen gesture expected to smoothen the navigation.
MIUI 12.5 comes with new features, such as an enhanced note-taking feature with an addition of quick access for note-taking, the ability to structure and organize a note, the ability to create a mind map, automated shape correction, and four different drawing tools for illustrating.
Here’s the list of devices that receive the first batch of MIUI 12.5 update:
- Mi 11
- Mi 10
- Mi 10 Pro
- Mi 10T
- Mi 10T Pro
Devices that receive the update in the second batch:
- Mi 10T-Lite
- Mi 10 Lite
- Mi Note 10
- Mi Note 10 Pro
- Mi Note 10 Lite
- Redmi Note 9
- Redmi Note 9 Pro
- Redmi Note 9S
- Redmi Note 8 Pro
- POCO F2 Pro
- POCO X3 NFC
- Redmi 9
- Redmi Note 9T
The remaining devices will be upgraded later or receive no update.
Upgrading to MIUI 12.5 might be recommended on newer devices, but if you have an older device, you have to think twice to upgrade to MIUI 12.5 because it probably makes your device slower and unstable due to older hardware. Make sure to find out the information about how MIUI 12.5 runs on your device.
Some features and services in this version may vary depending on the system version, device model, and region.
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