Xiaomi is one of the most popular smartphone makers in the market with the company and its sub-brands particularly enjoying a strong presence in the lower and mid-segments of the market.

Towards the end of last month, the company announced its latest operating system, MIUI 12.5 to improve the performance of its various devices and also add some new features to them. Xiaomi had previously announced that this Android 11-based operating system (OS) will be available as a closed beta and only to users in the company’s home country, China. And now, the company has also released a full list of devices that will get the update initially during the closed beta phase.

As an update, MIUI 12.5 is touted to be more advanced than MIUI versions before it. There are a number of big upgrades, but it looks like the company has held back a little to ensure there are a few features left for the next MIUI 13 update that’s expected to be released in a few months. Here is the list of devices getting the update for now.

  • 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 CC9e
  • 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

As per the information shared by Xiaomi, MIUI 12.5 is lighter, faster, and more efficient than MIUI version before it. Xiaomi claims MIUI 12.5 uses 20 per cent less processing power for the same tasks and also consumes 35 per cent less background memory. And all this while taking in 25 per cent less power for the same tasks.

Xiaomi has revealed that the improvement in performance is partly down to a superior “MIUI Light Cone Motion Effect Architecture” when compared to the one found on the MIUI 12. The company claims that MIUI 12.5 also brings in a much more powerful rendering engine and also improves UI animations.


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