Xiaomi Android 12: Everything you need to know – Eligible devices, features, release date, and latest news

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On December 28, 2020, Xiaomi has officially announced the latest version of the MIUI, MIUI 12.5. The new version of the MIUI is based on Android 11, which comes with a lot of new features and optimizations.


After the announcement, the company started to roll out the MIUI 12.5 update to its eligible devices. Currently, there’re a set of devices that already received the update and other devices are under testing.

Back in October, Google released its twelfth major OS, Android 12 for the Pixel devices, which comes with a bunch of new features. Following this, Xiaomi has also started releasing Android 12 updates for its devices.

In this article, we’ll put all the information related to the Android 12 update that you need to know and will also give you the fastest insights of the Xiaomi Android 12 eligible devices, and the latest news.

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Xiaomi Android 12 Eligible Devices

Xiaomi Mi Android 12 device list: RPRNA

  • Xiaomi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi 11T
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
  • Xiaomi Mix 4
  • Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
  • Xiaomi Pad 5
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11i
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 10S

Note: Above devices are confirmed to receive the next major update, while the below devices are unconfirmed.

  • Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha


Xiaomi Redmi Android 12 device list: RPRNA

  • Redmi 10 Prime
  • Redmi 10
  • Redmi Note 10T 5G
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro
  • Redmi Note 8 2021
  • Redmi K40 Gaming
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro
  • Redmi Note 10 5G
  • Redmi Note 10s
  • Redmi Note 10
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  • Redmi K40 Pro+
  • Redmi K40 Pro
  • Redmi K40
  • Redmi K30S

Note: Above devices are confirmed to receive the next major update, while the below devices are unconfirmed.

  • Redmi Note 9T
  • Redmi 9T
  • Redmi 9 Power
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G
  • Redmi Note 9 5G
  • Redmi Note 9 4G
  • Redmi 10 Pro 5G
  • Redmi 10X 5G
  • Redmi 10X 4G
  • Redmi K30i 5G
  • Redmi K30 5G Racing
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9
  • Redmi K30 Pro Zoom
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9S
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max


Xiaomi Poco Android 12 device list: RPRNA

  • Poco X3 GT
  • Poco F3 GT
  • Poco M3 Pro 5G
  • Poco X3 Pro
  • Poco F3

Note: Above devices are confirmed to receive the next major update, while the below devices are unconfirmed.

  • Poco M2 Reloaded
  • Poco M3
  • Poco M2
  • Poco X3
  • Poco X3 NFC


Xiaomi Black Shark Android 12 device list: RPRNA

  • Black Shark 4 Pro
  • Black Shark 4
  • Black Shark 3S
  • Black Shark 3 Pro
  • Black Shark 3

Xiaomi Android 12 Features:

Google provides some useful features on Android 12. The Android 12 OS will have Wi-Fi password sharing through a fully revised user interface, new gamepad vibration settings, restricted network mode, nearby sharing, application hibernation, and more.

Below, you can check the new features and changes that come with Android 12 for developers.

New Accent Color:

The user interface of Android 12 has a bluish tint that is visible in both light and dark themes. As exposed in the leaked screenshots of Android 12, the developer preview confirms the UI changes in the background with custom colors. The light blue accent can be seen in the System UI within system apps, including Settings.


Google has switched the transparent background to an opaque light beige background. The separation between the “conversations” section and the rest of the notifications looks unchanged, while the rounded corners of each notification are now more pronounced.

Quick Settings:

The default order of the Quick Settings tiles is now changed. The Android 12 adds the DND and Battery Saver toggles to the first card by moving the mobile data toggle to the second card. Furthermore, the inactive Quick Settings tiles now show a light blue color instead of gray.

Lock Screen:

With the Android 12, the lock screen equips a transparent layer in the background which looks similar to the Notifications shade. Moreover, the pattern lock’s unlock animation now performs slightly bouncier.

AVIF image support:

Android 12 introduces platform support for AV1 Image File Format (AVIF) that gives a higher image quality with more efficient compression. The AVIF takes advantage of the intra-frame encoded content from video compression, just like the other image formats.

Foreground service optimizations:

With this version of Android, Google will be blocking the foreground service starts from the background for apps that are targeting the new platform to ensure a better experience for users.

Rich content insertion:

To easily insert and move images, videos, and other expressive content in apps, Google bringing a new unified API that lets you accept content from any source: clipboard, keyboard, or drag and drop.

Haptic-coupled audio effect:

With Android 12, applications can provide audio-coupled haptic feedback by the phone’s vibrator. The vibration frequency and strength are derived from an audio session that allows developers to create a more immersive game and audio experience.

Immersive mode API improvements for gesture nav:

Google has simplified the immersive mode so that gesture navigation is easier and more consistent while watching a video, reading a book, or playing a game. In addition, the company still protecting apps from accidental gestures when in full-screen experiences related to gaming.


Xiaomi Android 12 Release Date:

In October this year, Google officially launched Android 12, the twelfth generation of Android. It brings major changes to the user interface along with many new features and new customization options.

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Note: We will update this article as soon as we hear anything new about the upcoming software.

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