The launch of MIUI 12 was a major event for Xiaomi, Redmi, and Poco device owners. The new skin was released last year. Though the company is sending an upgrade over the skin, MIUI 12.5, it is still inculcating the previous version to some devices. The rollout started with Xiaomi Mi 9 and has now reached the Redmi 9T.
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The latest update for the Redmi 9T smartphone was released today for the global variants via the firmware version V126.96.36.199.RJQMIXM. The MIUI version is based on Android 11 as mentioned in the changelog. Apart from this, the update log does not mention any other introduction regarding the security patch. But, this skin itself carries a bundle of features, some of them are listed below.
- Stable MIUI based on Android 11.
The OTA update will be available for every unit in the upcoming week. Alternatively, you can track it manually via Settings > Software update > Check for update.
Features of MIUI 12
- Mi-Light Cone Animation framework – With the new Mi-Light Cone Animation framework, the company claims to have made the user experience much smoother. This new framework consists of three key features: Light Cone Rendering Engine, Light Cone Physics Engine, and an enhanced animation framework.
- Weather app and system UI apps – The new weather app allows users to see real-life weather conditions inside of the app. For example, if a storm is heading your way the weather app will showcase a storm in the background.
- New Control Centre and Notification Shade – With MIUI 12, Xiaomi has split the notification shade into two parts: a new Control Centre and a redesigned Notification Shade. The new Control Centre can be accessed by swiping down from the top right and it consists of all of the quick settings toggles and other setting options. Whereas, the notification shade can be accessed by swiping down from the top left.
- Super wallpapers – Super Wallpapers are inspired by space and are images of actual surfaces of Mars and Earth taken by NASA. The images showing the planets zoom in when the phone is unlocked to show the surface of the planet. Apart from zooming into various areas of the planets, the Super Wallpapers also change with time showing Night, Day Evening, and more.