Xiaomi Mi 10S receives the stable MIUI 12.5 update

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Despite being the fact that Xiaomi Mi 10S was released this year in mid-march, the phone comes pre-installed with Android 11 based MIUI 12. However, soon after release, the phone is grabbing continual beta updates so far. Now finally, the smartphone is receiving the stable MIUI 12.5 update.

Xiaomi Mi 10S

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However, the latest skin is currently limited to China. It will soon make its way to other regions as well. Also, the changelog is quite lengthy but the most notable changes include performance improvements, enhanced privacy features, an updated Notes app, new animations, and some UI tweaks.

Moreover, do keep in note that the update log is only for the Chinese units of the smartphone. The global update may have something different to offer. Here’s what the new package includes:

Changelog

  • System
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • New: All accessibility features become more informative and intuitive with haptic feedback.
  • 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.
  • Super wallpapers
    • New: Mount Siguniang super wallpaper.
  • 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.
  • Screenshot
    • Optimized the response speed of cropping after screenshot
    • Fixed the probabilistic lagging issue of long screenshotting in adding world clock interface
    • 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.
  • Notes
    • 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.
      All-new Notes.
  • MIUI+
    • You can combine your phone and computer into a single working station.
    • You can view MIUI notifications and open phone apps on your computer.
    • Apps from your phone can be handed off to your computer.
    • The items copied on a phone can now be pasted on the computer and vice versa.
    • Photos and screenshots from a mobile device can be instantly used on a computer.
    • Web pages can be seamlessly handed over from one device to another.
    • You can transfer files to your mobile device using the “MIUI+” panel on your computer.
    • New “File Manager” and “Notes” for computers.
  • 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.
  • Xiaomi Cloud
    • New: Convert images to PDF.
    • New: Password manager allows you to store passwords in the cloud.
    • New: You can share device location with other people in your family sharing group.
    • New: Location information can be recorded automatically before the device powers off.
  • Mi Carrier Services
    • New: You can manage multiple SIM cards now.
  • IME
    • New: A more convenient way to move a cursor using the scrollbar.
    • New: Function buttons support switching between languages and keyboards.
    • New: You can press and hold the function buttons to access more features.
    • New: Custom themes for keyboards.
  • Themes
    • New: Font weight adjustment options for third-party fonts.
    • Optimization: Personalization features for system wallpapers, animations, and sounds.
  • Browser
    • New: Wallpaper customization in the lite mode.
    • Optimization: Redesigned Incognito mode.
    • Optimization: Pages load much faster now.

The latest stable update is rolling out to limited users at first. A border rollout will follow after ensuring there are no critical bugs left.

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