MIUI 12.5 Global launch will be on 8 February, Xiaomi confirmed this on social media. The MIUI 12.5 update will be released to 27 select devices via the OTA update. MIUI 12.5 has been claimed to be a better version of MIUI. The MIUI 12.5 update provides a set of new features with improved security and performance upgrades. The new operating system is described as superior to previous MIUI versions.
The MIUI 12.5 version will essentially be a base update before the MIUI 13 release.
Xiaomi is already developing MIUI 12.5, and the Mi 11 series will be the first to run on the latest UI platform. Upcoming changes and adaptations will be the foundation for the next MIUI 13.
MIUI 12.5 Device List: MIUI 12.5 Update Download, Availability
Xiaomi initially announced a list of 21 devices that will support MIUI 12.5. But the company has now announced the new MIUI 12.5 device list which will be released to these selected devices through OTA update. MIUI 12.5 will come first on devices sold in China, then in other countries including India.
The MIUI 12.5 global release will be in stages similar to the Chinese market.
MIUI 12.5 Beta for global units will be rolled out soon. MIUI 12.5 Device List (first stage) Qualified Xiaomi phone. here it is:
Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi Mi 10
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Mi CC9
Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G
Xiaomi Redmi K30S
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Racing
Xiaomi Redmi K30i 5G
Xiaomi Redmi K30
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi K20
Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G
Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
MIUI 12.5 Release Date in India: MIUI 12.5 Update Dates India?
After the 12.5 release date of MIUI in India, it will be available after the global release. Already rolled into China, MIUI 12.5 India’s availability will be confirmed at the global launch. MIUI 12.5 in India will be rolled out in phases from mid-February onwards, although Xiaomi will officially confirm the dates on the global launch.
Xiaomi has officially announced a list of 21 devices that will support the first MIUI 12.5 update, and the devices will get the first update from the list available in India.
MIUI 12.5 new features: additions, upgrades
MIUI 12.5 will offer optimized performance. MIUI 12.5 has been said to be more lightweight, faster and efficient than previous versions of MIUI.
Xiaomi has claimed that it will use 20 percent less cores than before, with 35 percent less background memory and 25 percent less power consumption.
UI is using MIUI Lite cone motion effect architecture as compared to Xiaomi MIUI 12.
The new MIUI 12.5 has a new set of super wallpapers: Snow Mountain from Mount Siguniang, Shipwreck Bay (Navagio Beach) in Greece and Blade’s Edge Mountain in Italy.
With MIUI 12.5, the company is also paying more attention to privacy. Clipboard security, file storage (sandbox mechanism), and browser.
The location (fuzzy positioning) now has special mention.
Xiaomi App Store with MIUI 12.5 has special instructions for privacy, including risk, avoiding malicious content and tampering with security.