At the official launch conference of the Xiaomi Mi 11, the company also officially released the MIUI 12.5 system. According to Xiaomi, MIUI 12.5 is lighter, faster, and more economical. The System UI is rewritten, and the memory usage of core scenes is reduced by 20%. This system optimizes system apps one by one and reduced the background memory usage by 35% on average. It also significantly decreases the system application power consumption by an average of 25%. In addition, through a comprehensive uninstallable special item, apps that cannot uninstall desktop icons are minimized.
MIUI 12.5 motion effect
In addition, MIUI 12.5 motion effect is one of the core technology in this system. The MIUI light cone motion effect architecture is at a higher level. It has a dedicated thread for gestures, prioritizes the scheduling of gesture operations, and responds quickly. The computing power of the light cone architecture is much higher now. According to Xiaomi, it is 20 times the rendering power. The system also optimizes the effects classification and this will make the performance of different models smoother.
Phone to laptop collaboration
The MIUI 12.5 also brings an MIUI – MIUI cross border network. This means that MIUI can now be active on laptops. You can view mobile notifications on your computer, copy the text on your mobile phone and paste it directly on your computer. You can also take a screenshot of your mobile phone directly from your computer. In fact, users can view the active webpage on their phones directly on the laptop.
The MIUI 12.5 also brings a new super wallpaper – Snow Mountain, taken from the main peak of Siguniang Mountain in Sichuan. It has a real-time rendering of 24 hours of light, shadow, and cloud changes. Each time you unlock the device, you can see the different beauty of Siguniang Mountain. In addition, it adds new landing locations for Super Wallpaper Earth: Shipwreck Bay in Greece and Blade’s Edge Mountain in Italy. Furthermore, a series of super wallpapers will be launched in the first half of next year.
This new Xiaomi system also adds a natural notification sound which was co-created with global sound artists. The sound brings the four major habitats of the South American rainforest, Australia, East African grassland, and the Arctic Circle. There are more than 120 sounds of global creatures for you to match. It also adds a new system sound effect derived from natural elements.
Xiaomi claims that MIUI 12.5 brings a natural touch and presents a real touch on the phone. It refines the feedback characteristics in reality and presents a natural touch with a fine vibration. In addition, the new natural touch × barrier-free function allows visually impaired people to touch information through tactile design. This feature will be available online on December 30, 2020.
This system adds privacy protection to the clipboard. It exposes applications that attempt to read the behavior of the clipboard. The system records the access records in detail and this record will be available to the user. Furthermore, Xiaomi says that this is the first Android system to fully enable the sandbox mechanism. The MIUI 12.5 enables the sandbox mechanism and isolates albums independently. If there is a need to collect sensitive information, the application needs to apply for additional access and permission. This also applies to browsers. The system will also automatically intercept web pages that try to obtain sensitive information, intercepts malicious downloads of web pages, and adds internet anti-tracking. In addition, Xiaomi also stated that each App in the Xiaomi App Store will have its own privacy instructions.
MIUI 12.5 upgrades the sticky notes to MIUI notes. It also adds mind notes and generates brain maps with one click. The graffiti function is optimized for finger painting, automatically regularize graphics, and connect lines. Users can open a new shorthand window and enjoy the global “excerpt”. Texts, links, pictures, articles, brainstorming ideas, are automatically extracted into the notes. The new typesetting system uses innovative dynamic grids to build the beauty of text order.