Xiaomi sends Android 11 based MIUI 12.5 update to Redmi Note 8 Pro

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Xiaomi uneviled the Redmi Note 8 Pro two years back with Android 9.0 (Pie). The company later released Android 10 and MIUI 12 to the device. However, it faced several lags in grabbing Android 11 update. But the case is now changed, as the Redmi Note 8 Pro is receiving the latest stable channel along with MIUI 12.5 skin on top.

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The latest Android 11 MIUI 12.5 build for the Redmi Note 8 Pro arrives on firmware version 12.5.1.0.RGGCNXM in China. Thw global users of the device will also bag the stable build sooner or later.

Talking about changes, the package brings new features and optimizations across several apps. Moreover, it carries performance improvements, UI tweaks, enhanced privacy, and new animations. This further is tossed with the May 2021 security patch. Here’s the entire changelog.

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.
    • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
    • Updated Android security Patch to May 2021. Increased system security.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Xiaomi Heath
    • New: You can measure your heart rate using the camera now.
    • New: Start recording running, walking, and cycling workouts manually, and enjoy lots of online workout classes.
    • Optimization: Automatic workout recognition is much more accurate now.
  • 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.
  • Themes
    • New: Font weight adjustment options for third-party fonts.
    • Optimization: Personalization features for system wallpapers, animations, and sounds.

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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