Posted on: August 4, 2020 Posted by: Hameed Comments: 1

MIUI 12 is the newest big release for Xiaomi / Redmi / Poco smartphones with more new features that even surpasses the Android 10 features. The first batch of devices to receive the MIUI stable update included the Xiaomi Mi 9, Redmi K20 Pro/ Mi 9T Pro, Redmi K20/ Mi 9T. Xiaomi’s first phase of MIUI 12 rollout is complete, as many more devices have been added since the initial rollout.

I received MIUI on my Redmi K20 Pro/ Mi 9T & Here are the new features & updates!

  • System animations
  • System visuals
  • Super wallpapers
  • Privacy protection
  • Floating windows
  • Control center
  • Dark mode
  • Casting
  • Always-on display
  • Lock screen
  • Camera
  • Weather
  • Settings
  • Notes
  • Security


System animations

All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look. Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level. New animations feel natural and refreshing.

System visuals

Brand new visuals design works for all types of content and languages. Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.

Super wallpapers

Super wallpapers break phisical boundaries and keep inspiring you with every touch. With two Super wallpapers which has cool animations and transitions when opening the phone and locking the phone.

Privacy protection

MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing. You can use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along shared items.

Floating windows

Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn into a floating window. Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things. You can minimize a floating window using a full screen gesture. Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.

Control center

A big new feature that can be enabled by swiping down from the upper right corner of your screen. This opens the cool new Control center which look like IOS control center, but feels more better. Also with some animated icons which are a joy to look at!

Dark mode

Dark mode support is also provided for third-party apps now. Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes. Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.


You can hide private items while casting and minimize the window to multitask.

Always-on display

Lock screen items were shown on the Always-on display.

Lock screen

Lock screen and Always-on display issues in second space has been removed. Fixed fingerprint unlock issues on Always-on display. Now the face unlock feel more faster than before.


New Pro mode features and descriptions, Vlog feature for videos, Optimization for pro mode parameter naming.


New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.


Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.


The notes app totally feels new and you can create folders with notes now. New dynamic backgrounds look great. Tasks are completed with a satisfying animations now. Checklists of sub-tasks make managing your agenda much simpler.

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