So, the open beta testing of MIUI 12.5 will start in early January, while the developers will quickly collect user feedback and release weekly firmware updates with fixes and new features. As for the stable global version of the firmware, it should be released only in March next year.
According to Jin Fan, MIUI 12.5 is a complete new version of the user interface. He added that MIUI development team has recently undergone a reorganization and is significantly stronger.
According to reports, MIUI 12.5 may bring a new mode of collaboration between smartphones and computers, further improve animation and enhance the security of personal data.
Despite the release of MIUI 12.5, the company also plans to release MIUI 13 user interface next year, which will in particular be optimized for smartphones with folding screens.
Xiaomi MIUI 13 is coming soon but not before MIUI 12.5
Xiaomi has been quite consistent with its desire to release the latest update for its devices. As of now, many eligible Xiaomi devices already have the MIUI 12 update. In fact, many of its smartphones are currently getting the MIUI 12 on top of Android 11 update. According to a recent report, before MIUI 13 officially arrives next year, MIUI will have a major version update. The Xiaomi community yesterday released the MIUI development version internal beta update instructions – 12.8.
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According to the company, there will be a final MIUI 12.5 version before the arrival of MIUI 13. The company asks Xiaomi fans to always believe that something beautiful is about to happen. However, there will be a suspension of this update for a couple of models. Reports claim that due to project engineering needs, Redmi 10X, Redmi 10X Pro, Redmi K30 Extreme Commemorative Edition will be postponed until December 18th.
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- Fix the problem of abnormalities when clearing quick app data on some models
- Fix the problem that some quick apps occasionally crash before loading
In order to improve the user experience, some apps of the MIUI system are decoupled and can be upgraded in the app store as part of the MIUI system. In the continuous iteration of the development version, some of the repairs may sometimes be incomplete. They will be displayed in the announcement log of the day.
First leak video of MIUI 13 appears online
Despite the fact that not all Xiaomi and Redmi smartphones have received MIUI 12 firmware, the company is already working hard on MIUI 13. According to rumors (and in general in accordance with the usual schedule), it will be released in mid-2021. But the first video of the MIUI 13 interface has already appeared on the web.
The leak demonstrates how the new shutdown menu works. About a week ago, this function was shown in the screenshots, and now you can see how it looks in the video. At the moment, this is the first video of the MIUI 13 interface, but more should appear soon. Xiaomi will officially announce the firmware either at the end of this year or at the beginning of the next.
Furthermore, there are unconfirmed reports that some really old Xiaomi/Redmi devices will get the MIUI 13 update. The likes of Redmi 4 and Redmi Note 4 but for some reason, there are no smartphones from the Redmi 9 series.