Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 12.5 Update for the Mi 9 Pro 5G


Back in 2019, Xiaomi had launched the Mi 9 Pro 5G in China. The device was part of Xiaomi’s flagship Mi 9 line-up. The brand launched the device with MIUI 12. Since then it has received the MIUI 12 update last year in June. The company has now started rolling out the MIUI 12.5 update to Mi 9 Pro 5G in China. The MIUI 12.5 update for Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G comes as firmware version V12.5.1.0.RFXCNXM. To recall, Xiaomi has already started pushing MIUI 12.5 to various devices such as Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite, Redmi K30 4G, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, and so on.

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What’s New?

With MIUI 12.5, Xiaomi has focused on improving performance and power savings. Xiaomi has also reduced the number of uninstallable bloatware apps that come pre-loaded. You can find more details about the MIUI 12.5 update here. The V12.5.1.0.RFXCNXM update for Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G brings various additions to the Notes Application such as the ability to compose mind maps. With MIUI 12.5 update, Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G’s security patch is updated to May 2021.


  • System
    • New: Response to gestures is now instant.
    • New: With 20x more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on screen.
    • New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
    • New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
    • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
    • Android security patches updated in May 2021. System security increased.
    • Stable MIUI based on Android 11
  • Note
    • New – Dynamic layouts take typography in Notes to a new level.
    • New – Compose mind maps with complex structures.
    • New – New tools for scribbling and drawing.
    • New – Press and hold a sketch to automatically adjust strokes.
    • New – A gesture shortcut now lets you create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
    • New – Excerpts save text, URLs, and images in Notes with just a few taps.
  • Xiaomi Cloud
    • New – Location info can be now reported automatically before the device is powered off

This update is based on Android 11. It is being rolled out in batches in China. However, users who know how to manually flash the update can do by downloading the recovery ROM from here. Others can manually check for the update by navigating to Settings > About Phone > System Updates.

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