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Xiaomi launches MIUI 12 in India: Here's what you need to know

MIUI 12 drawer
MIUI 12 drawer (Image credit: Harish Jonnalagadda / Android Central)

What you need to know

  • Xiaomi has unveiled its latest MIUI 12 skin for users in India.
  • The latest version of Xiaomi's custom skin brings an all-new UI design, a built-in app drawer, improved productivity features, and more.
  • Xiaomi says the MIUI 12 update will begin rolling out to devices in India starting later this month.

Back in May, Xiaomi introduced MIUI 12 with an all-new UI design and a bunch of useful new features. The company today formally unveiled MIUI 12 in India and confirmed the list of devices eligible for the update.

MIUI 12 comes with an all-new visual design with "intuitive visuals" and clever animations across the interface. Xiaomi has also switched to a new system font and updated the Dark Mode with a scheduling option. Another major highlight is the addition of an app drawer. You also get a new Camera UI, Super Wallpaper that are similar to live wallpapers available in Google's Wallpapers app (opens in new tab), new floating window, a revamped Control Center, an Ultra Battery Saver mode, and some significant privacy improvements.

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Xiaomi says the MIUI 12 update will begin rolling out to devices in India starting later this month. The first batch of devices that will receive the update includes the flagship Mi 10, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7, Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20, and the POCO X2. Older Xiaomi phones such as the Redmi Note 6 series, Redmi 8 series, Redmi 7 series, Redmi Note 5 series, Redmi Y3, Redmi Y2, and the POCO F1 are also expected to start receiving the MIUI 12 update sometime later this year.

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Babu Mohan
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