Xiaomi announced the launch of MIUI 12 a few months back. The global launch rollout was however supposed to be sometime this month. Finally, the company decided to launch the new OS for all its users starting today. With the sale and production of new smartphones impacted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Xiaomi is focusing on rolling out the new interface to new smartphones on priority.
A new report states Xiaomi smartphones have already started to receive a stable update to MIUI 12 which includes the Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30 Pro Zoom, Mi 9, Mi 9 Pro 5G and Mi 10 Youth. The report claims that the updates started rolling out from June 28 for more phones including the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Mi 9 Explorer Edition, Redmi K20 Pro, and the Redmi K20.
— MIUI (@miuirom) June 28, 2020
MIUI 12 brings out cool new features
The new Physics Engine and an animation rendering engine, which makes UI elements appear a lot better and more consistent across the software. The new interface of MIUI 12 also introduces floating windows to Xiaomi smartphones that can be used for quick replies to messages, or even a game to run minimized. MIUI 12 also supports universal casting to TVs and displays that support Miracast.
— MIUI (@miuirom) June 29, 2020
Then there are Super Wallpapers which let you tour planets from your phone screen. There are also a host of privacy improvements including a better notification management feature. MIUI 12 will highlight the critical components like the camera or microphone used by an app in the background. But it looks like the updates are not yet ready to roll out for India. The rollout of the updates will also depend a lot on the COVID-19 pandemic that’s presently raging across the globe.
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