Xiaomi is occupied placing its latest custom Android skin, MIUI 12.5 to its smartphones. So far, a handful of devices like Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have bagged the iteration. According to the roadmap, the next set of devices to get the MIUI 12.5 stable update are Redmi K20 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 10T, and Mi 10T Pro.
Make sure to see: MIUI 12.5 Update: List of eligible Xiaomi, Poco, and Redmi devices
A week ago, the Chinese giant issued a list of the most eligible Xiaomi, Redmi, and Poco devices to receive the MIUI 12.5 skin. The catalog mentioned a stable beta testing phase, but according to the updated timeline, the above-mentioned devices along with several smartphones have been added on to the list to grab the stable MIUI 12.5 update.
Keep in note, that the build is currently only limited to China. Whereas, the global units will probably grab the update after a month or later.
The MIUI 12.5 Android skin is a bridge between the MIUI 12 and MIUI 13. However, the company did not reveal much about the skin. But it surely brings improved performance, UI tweaks, new animations and system sounds, a bunch of privacy features, an updated Notes app, and a lot more. To know more, have a look below.
◊ New: Response to gestures is now instant.
◊ New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen.
◊ New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
◊ Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
- System animations
◊ New: A new animation framework renders movement more realistically.
◊ New: New UI design is focused on visualization and making your interaction with the device more lifelike.
◊ Haptic feedback
◊ New: Haptic feedback brings a new dimension to familiar actions.
- System sounds
◊ New: Nature mix is a new exciting way of creating your own notification sound system.
◊ New: Hundreds of system sounds that represent animals from all around the world.
◊ New: Stereo system sounds.
- Privacy protection
◊ New: Now you can see what apps access your clipboard and control access.
◊ New: Using approximate location adds up points to privacy protection.
◊ New: You can now manage sensitive permissions and related app behavior independently.
◊ New: The behavior of web pages is also tracked now, which helps you to block unwanted and malicious actions.
◊ New: Now it’s up to you who and when can track your online behavior.
◊ New: All apps now come with a security statement from GetApps.
◊ New: Privacy risk scanner.
◊ New: Control which apps access and delete items from your Gallery.
◊ New: A comprehensive overview of all sensitive permissions.
◊New: You’ll be notified whenever high-risk permissions are used and will be able to block the corresponding actions.
◊ Optimization: An all-new privacy protection page.
◊ New: Compose mind maps with complex structures.
◊ New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
◊ New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically.
◊ New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
◊ New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps.
◊ New: Dynamic layouts make bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
- Floating windows
◊ New: Instant messengers now support floating windows.
◊ New: Floating windows can be quickly replaced with fullscreen versions of the apps.
◊ New: App flashcards Show key info when apps are displayed as floating windows.
- Home screen
◊ New: “Ripples” animation for downloading apps.
◊ New: “Burst” animation for uninstalling apps.
◊ New: New design for app folders.
◊ New: A vertical layout for Recents.
◊ New: Font weight adjustment options for third-party fonts.
◊ Optimization: Personalization features for system wallpapers, animations, and sounds.