Xiaomi has finally launched the MIUI 13 – the next big software update to its custom Android skin in India. The latest version of its custom interface for Android will this time run on Android 12, and as always, include a number of customizations to help make the interface stand out. MIUI has often been touted as one of the most notable and well-heeled custom UIs for Android out on the market. Here’s everything to know about it.
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MIUI 13 Update India Release Date
Xiaomi has announced its latest Android 12 skin – MIUI 13 today in India. The company had globally announced MIUI 13 based on Android 12 along with the Xiaomi 12 series, back in December. The company plans to roll out MIUI 13 for its Global Mi users starting the first quarter of 2022. Naturally, the Mi flagships will be the first to receive the update, followed by the Redmi Note 10 series.
MIUI 13 Top Features
The Android 12-based MIUI 13 comes with a revamped interface, a host of privacy features and more. Below are some of the big changes you will see in the MIUI 13 –
Wallpapers and Widgets
Xiaomi has once again added big changes in the UI with the introduction of MIUI 13. One of them is the iOS 14-like widgets on the home screen. There is a widget panel where you will find a ton of widgets to choose from. You can change the size of the widgets and how they look, similar to iOS 14. The control panel in MIUI 13 has been changed and picks up elements from iOS 14. Besides this, the new Android 12-based MIUI 12 comes with several new live wallpapers which were recorded using a polarization microscope to show the changes in the crystal formation on the wallpapers. There is also a new flat and minimal system font called MiSans.
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Big Performance Improvements
Xiaomi has promised that the MIUI 13 will be much faster and offer better app fluency than the previous versions. According to the company, there is a 15% fewer frame drops in 3rd-party apps and 23% fewer frame drops when it comes to native apps. Apart from that, Xiaomi has also improved multitasking capabilities on the latest update. The company claims you can have 14 apps running in the background on a flagship device without any performance drop.
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Advanced Privacy Options
Xiaomi has announced a bunch of privacy features that will be part of MIUI 13 including face verification protection, privacy watermark and fraud protection. With the new advanced face unlock system, the phone will scan the upper body as well, other than the face for better security. Meanwhile, the privacy watermark will enable the user to add a watermark to images in order to prevent misuse.
Although there has been no official announcement, the Android 12-based MIUI 13 global update will likely include privacy features from Android 12 such as the privacy dashboard, privacy indicators and more.
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MIUI 13: List of Compatible Xiaomi Mi, Redmi and POCO Mobiles
Being one of the most anticipated custom OEM interfaces for Android, MIUI 13 is expected to be seen in a large number of phones across the Xiaomi family of Mi, Redmi and Poco phones. The company has already revealed the first list of devices that will be getting the MIUI 13 update in India in Q1 of 2022. These include:
List of Xiaomi Phones Getting MIUI 13 in India in Q1 of 2022:
- Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
- Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
- Xiaomi Mi 11X
- Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
- Xiaomi 11T Pro
- Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
- Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime
Below is the list of Xiaomi devices eligible for the MIUI 13 update –
List of Xiaomi Phones
- Mi 11 series: Mi 11i, 11i HyperCharge, 11 Lite
- Mi 10 series: Mi 10T Pro, Mi 10T, Mi 10i, Mi 10 5G, Mi 10 Pro 5G
List of Redmi Phones
- Redmi Note 10 series: Redmi Note 10 Lite, Redmi Note 10S
- Redmi Note 9 series: Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9S, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
- Redmi 9 series: Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi 9i Sport, Redmi 9 Activ, Redmi 9A Sport, Redmi 9i, Redmi 9, Redmi 9A
List of POCO Phones
- Poco X series: Poco X3, Poco X3 Pro, Poco X2
- Poco M series: Poco M3, POCO M3 Pro 5G, Poco M2 Pro, Poco M2, Poco M2 Reloaded
- Poco C3, Poco C31
- POCO F3 GT
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MIUI 13 Latest News
POCO M3 Pro 5G and Redmi Note 10T 5G Gets Android 12 Based MIUI 13 Update in India (August 26, 2022)
Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO has started rolling out a new update in India. The brand has rolled out the stable MIUI 13 update to Redmi Note 10T 5G and POCO M3 Pro 5G in the country. The new update comes with version number V188.8.131.52.SKSINXM and weighs 4.2GB in size.
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE Get Android 12-Based MIUI 13 Update in India (August 12, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out a stable MIUI 13 update to its Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE smartphones in India. The latest update comes with version number V184.108.40.206.SKOINXM and brings all the features of Android 12 operating system. The update is around 3.4GB in size.
Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge Get Android 12 Based MIUI 13 Update in India (July 22, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 13 update to its two smartphones in India. The brand rolled out MIUI 13 updates to Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge phones in the country. The latest update brings a host of interesting features based on the Android 12 operating system.
Redmi 10 Get Android 12 Based MIUI 13 Update (July 15, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out a new update to its budget-centric Redmi 10 smartphone. The company has rolled out MIUI 13 update to Redmi 10 and Redmi 10 2022 units. The new update comes with version number V220.127.116.11.SKUEUXM and weighs around 5.4GB in size.
Redmi Note 10S Get MIUI 13 Stable Update in India (July 08, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out a stable MIUI 13 update in India for its Redmi Note 10S units. The latest update comes with version number V18.104.22.168.SKLINXM and weighs around 3.1GB in size. The update also brings June 2022 security patch to the Redmi Note 10S units.
POCO C31 Gets a New Update in India (28, 2022)
Poco has started rolling out a new update to its budget-centric smartphone, the POCO C31 in India. The new update comes with version number V22.214.171.124.QCRINRF and weighs around 2.5GB in size. The update brings March 2022 security patch and other upgrades.
Redmi Note 11S 5G Get Stable MIUI 13 Update (June 13, 2022)
Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has started rolling out a stable update. The newest update brings MIUI 13 and is currently rolling out in Taiwan. The update comes with version number V126.96.36.199.RGLTWXM and weighs 4.2GB in size.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G Stable MIUI 13 Update Begins to Roll Out (May 24, 2022)
Xiaomi’s sub-brand has started rolling out a new stable MIUI 13 update to its popular Note series. The company has revealed that the Redmi Note 9 5G is getting the latest MIUI 13 update. However, the update is currently rolled out in China. The update comes with version number V188.8.131.52.SJECNXM and weighs around 3.4GB.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G Gets MIUI 13 Stable Update (May 16, 2022)
Xiaomi’s sub-brand Remi has started rolling out a new stable beta version of the MIUI 13 for its Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G. The latest beta update from the brand comes with version number V184.108.40.206.SKTMIXM and it weighs around 3.2GB. The update also comes loaded with April 2022 security patch.
Xiaomi Mi 10i MIUI 13 Update Goes Live in India (May 04, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 13 update to its Xiaomi Mi 10i users in India. The update comes with version number V220.127.116.11.SJSINXM is based on the Android 12 operating system. The newest update weighs around 3.2GB in size and brings March 2022 security patch.
Redmi Note 10 Gets Stable MIUI 13 Update in India Based on Android 12 (April 18, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable version of the MIUI 13, which is based on Android 12, to its Redmi Note 10 smartphone. The update is currently rolling out in India and comes with a build number V13.01.0SKGINXM. The update brings some fixes to bugs and improvements. The update adds March 2022 security patch to the Redmi Note 10 and brings all the elements of MIUI 13 to the table.
MIUI 13 Beta Update Brings Optimisation to Display, Small Window Pages, and More (April 11, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 13 Beta update to its range of smartphones and tablets. The latest beta version is now available for Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, Redmi K50G, Redmi K50 Pro, Redmi K50, and Redmi K40S. Moreover, the update is also available for Mi Pad Pro 5G and Mi Pad Pro 4G. The beta update is currently available to a limited set of users and not for everyone. The changelog, as shared by RM Update, reveals that the beta update brings new optimisation to the display and interactive experience of small window pages. The latter can now adapt to different windows sizes.
Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max Get Android 12 Based MIUI 13 Update in India (March 30, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable version of the MIUI 13 update in India for its Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max smartphones. The update comes with version number MIUI 18.104.22.168.SKFINXM and it is around 3GB in size. Users can go to Settings > Software to download the latest MIUI 13 update in the country.
POCO X3 Pro gets Android 12 Based MIUI 13 Update in India (March 23, 2022)
Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO has started rolling out the stable version of Android 12 to its POCO X3 Pro smartphone in India. As per a report, the new update comes with version number 22.214.171.124.SJUINXM and the update is around 3.1GB in size. The update also brings February 2022 security patch.
Xiaomi Mi 11x Pro gets Android 12-based MIUI 13 Update in India (March 07, 2022)
Xiaomi has started rolling out the Android 12-based MIUI 13 update to its Mi 11x Pro smartphone in India. As per a report by Xiaomiui, the update from the company comes with version number V126.96.36.199.SKKINXM and is around 3.1GB in size. The update brings the stable version of MIUI 13 along with the February 2022 security patch. The update also brings all the new features for MIUI 13 along with improved system stability and more.
Xiaomi Rolls out Mi Tester Recruitment Programme for POCO Global Stable ROM (February 17, 2022)
Xiaomi has officially revealed that it has started the Mi Tester Recruitment programme for POCO Global Stable ROM based on MIUI 13. The company is currently looking for beta testers for POCO Global Stable ROM. The brand has also revealed the list of POCO devices that are eligible for this programme:
- Poco F2 Pro
- Poco X2
- Poco M2 Pro
- Poco X3 NFC
- Poco X3
- Poco M2
- Poco C3
- Poco M3
- Poco F3
- Poco X3 Pro
- Poco M3 Pro 5G
- Poco F3 GT
- Poco X3 GT
- Poco M4 Pro 5G
Xiaomi to Soon Roll Out MIUI 13 update to Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (January 27, 2022)
Xiaomi is reportedly working to roll out the MIUI 13 update to its latest Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE smartphone. The company is also ready to roll out the MIUI 13 update to Redmi Note 8, Redmi 10, and Redmi Note 10 JE smartphones. The update will be rolled out pretty soon, as per a report by Xiaomiui.
Xiaomi Rolls out MIUI 13 Stable Update for Mi 11 series, Redmi K40 series, and MIX 4 in China
Xiaomi has started rolling out the latest MIUI 13 update to its flagship smartphones. The company has rolled out the latest MIUI 13 version to its range of smartphones, including the Xiaomi Mi 11 series, Redmi K40 series, and Xiaomi Mi MIX 4. As per a report by GizmoChina, the brand had rolled out the update to Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro and Mi 11 Ultra, Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ smartphones.
Xiaomi Unveils the stable MIUI 13 Update Roadmap (December 30, 2021)
Xiaomi has revealed the roadmap for its latest MIUI 13 update. The company has announced a stable update in China alongside the Xiaomi 12 series. The new update brings a host of interesting features, including enhanced security, new privacy controls, wallpapers, new Mi Sans font, and more. The brand has also revealed the full list of devices that will receive the MIUI 13 stable update starting from Q1 of 2022. The list includes:
- Xiaomi Mi 11
- Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
- Xiaomi Mi 11i
- Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
- Xiaomi Mi 11X
- Xiaomi 11T Pro
- Xiaomi 11T
- Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
- Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G
- Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
- Xiaomi 11 Lite NE
- Xiaomi Pad 5
- Redmi 10
- Redmi 10 Prime
- Redmi Note 8 (2021)
- Redmi Note 10 Pro
- Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
- Redmi Note 10
- Redmi Note 10 JE
MIUI 13 Update with Redesigned UI, Privacy Features to Go live on December 28th (December 28, 2021)
Xiaomi has revealed that it will be unveiling the next generation of its user interface, the MIUI 13, on December 28th alongside Xiaomi 12 series. The company is expected to reveal all the new features along with a list of devices that will get the latest MIUI 13 update. The upcoming MIUI 13 is expected to feature a new design layout along with some enhanced privacy features, new themes, a better dark mode, and more.
MIUI 13 Global First Builds and List of Devices Reportedly Revealed (December 22, 2021)
Xiaomi has reportedly revealed the MIUI 13 Global build along with the first batch of devices that will get the update in different regions. As per a report by Xiaomiui, the company will roll out the MIUI 13 Global builds in India, Europe, Japan, and more. Here’s the complete list of MIUI 13 Builds along with the first batch of devices getting it.
MIUI 13 India Builds
- Mi 11: V188.8.131.52.SKBINXM
- Mi 11X: V184.108.40.206.SKHINXM
- Mi 11X Pro: V220.127.116.11.SKKINXM
- Mi 10T / Pro : V18.104.22.168.SJDINXM
- POCO F3 GT: V22.214.171.124.SKJINXM
- POCO X3 Pro: V126.96.36.199.SJUINXM
MIUI 13 Global Builds
- Mi 11 Ultra: V188.8.131.52.SKAMIXM
- Mi 11: V184.108.40.206.SKBMIXM
- Mi 11i: V220.127.116.11.SKKMIXM
- Mi 11 Lite 5G: V18.104.22.168.SKIMIXM
- Mi 11 Lite 4G: V22.214.171.124.SKQMIXM
- Mi 10: V126.96.36.199.SJBMIXM
- Mi 10T / Pro : V188.8.131.52.SJDMIXM
- Xiaomi 11T: V184.108.40.206.SKWMIXM
- Xiaomi 11T Pro: V220.127.116.11.SKDMIXM
- POCO F2 Pro: V18.104.22.168.SJKMIXM
- POCO F3: V22.214.171.124.SKHMIXM
- POCO X3 GT: V126.96.36.199.SKPMIXM
- POCO X3 Pro: V188.8.131.52.SJUMIXM
- Redmi Note 10 Pro: V184.108.40.206.SKFMIXM
- Redmi Note 10 4G: V220.127.116.11.SKGMIXM
MIUI 13 EEA Builds
- Mi 11 Ultra: V18.104.22.168.SKAEUXM
- Mi 11: V22.214.171.124.SKBEUXM
- Mi 11X Pro: V126.96.36.199.SKKEUXM
- Mi 11 Lite 5G: V188.8.131.52.SKIEUXM
- Mi 11 Lite 4G: V184.108.40.206.SKQEUXM
- Mi 10T / Pro : V220.127.116.11.SJDEUXM
- POCO F3: V18.104.22.168.SKHEUXM
- Xiaomi 11T: V22.214.171.124.SKWEUXM
- Xiaomi 11T Pro: V126.96.36.199.SKDEUXM
- Redmi Note 10 Pro: V188.8.131.52.SKFEUXM
- Redmi Note 10 4G: V184.108.40.206.SKGEUXM
MIUI 13 Japan Builds
- Redmi Note 10 5G JE: V220.127.116.11.SKRJPKD
Xiaomi Ends MIUI 12.5 Development, Hinting an Imminent Launch of MIUI 13 (December 13, 2021)
Xiaomi has confirmed that it will be launching the MIUI 13 update pretty soon. The company has recently spotted the testing of MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Edition. As per a report by Xiamiui, the latest MIUI 12.5 Closed beta update changelog has revealed that the company has stopped the testing of MIUI 12.5 for a period of time. This simply means that the company is now focusing on finalising the MIUI 13 and we might see the official launch this month.
Xiaomi Rolls out Android 12 Beta Update to its Range of Smartphones (December 6, 2021)
Xiaomi has started rolling out Android 12 beta updates to its range of smartphones in China. As per a report, the company has started rolling out the beta update from the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Redmi K30 Pro, and Redmi K30S Ultra smartphones. However, it is important to note that all the above-mentioned devices got the Android 12 beta update with MIUI 12.5 and not MIUI 13.
MIUI 13 to come with a new Health Application, Might Replace Mi Wear and Mi Health App
Xiaomi is reportedly planning to bring a new and redesigned Health application that will integrate different features of the Mi Wear and Mi Health application. As per reports, the new Health application will come with redesigned visuals. The application will also to manage wearable devices, view health data and more.
Xiaomi Starts Testing Stable MIUI 13 Update on Few of its Devices (November 15, 2021)
Xiaomi has reportedly started testing out the stable MIUI 13 update on few of its devices. As per a report by Xiaomiui, the company has started testing the stable version of MIUI 13 on seven of its flagship devices. These include Xiaomi MIX 4, Xiaomi 11 Pro, Xiaomi 11 Ultra, Xiaomi 11, Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G, Xiaomi 10S, Redmi K40, and Redmi K40 Pro/Pro+.
MIUI 13 to Roll Out Before End of the Year (November 4, 2021)
Xiaomi’s founder Lei Jun has revealed that the company is planning to roll out MIUI 13 by the end of the year. He added that the new version of the software is on track and the Chinese version will come out first with the global version coming a few weeks later of the Chinese release.
MIUI 13 Might Bring a Lot of Changes, Closed Beta to Start at End of This Year (October 18, 2021)
A reliable tipster Digitial Chat Station has revealed some information about the MIUI 13 update. As per the tipster, the MIUI 13 will bring a lot of changes to the user interface. He says that the upcoming MIUI 13 will have a new UX for multiple system interfaces. Interestingly, the tipster also claims that the MIUI 13 will run on both Android 11 and Android 12 operating systems. This likely means that the new update is not ready yet for ANdroid 12 and the company is currently on it. The tipster furthermore confirms that the closed beta for MIUI 13 might start from the end of 2021.
Mi 11 and Redmi K40 Series Will Get Android 12-Based MIUI 13 First (October 5th, 2021)
Following the official launch of Android 12, Xiaomi has confirmed the first batch of devices that receive the Android 12 update. These are as follows: Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11, Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+. Xiaomi has already begun beta testing the latest MIUI upgrade on the Mi 11 lineup in China.
MIUI 13 Leaked Screenshots Reveal New Icons, Floating Widgets, and More (September 20, 2021)
Xiaomi’s upcoming MIUI 13 key features have been revealed via leaked screenshots. The leaked screenshots were posted by a leakster known as Equal Leaks and it shows that the MIUI 13 will come with an iOS 14-like widget system. There will be customised notification management that would be set for different scenarios. Furthermore, the leaked screenshots also reveal that the search will be placed at the bottom for easier access. The MIUI 13 screenshot further reveals that the OS version versions might come with new icons and floating widgets.
MIUI 13 Might Come with Memory Fusion Technology, Floating Game Windows, and More (July 21, 2021)
Key features of the upcoming MIUI 13 has been tipped online. As per a leaker on Weibo known as Bald Panda, the upcoming MIUI 13 will come with a new floating game window. This will allow the game to run in a small window mode. Apart from this, the MIUI 13 might also come with memory fusion technology, which could be similar to the Virtual RAM feature that is present in some OPPO and Vivo smartphones. Apart from this, one might get new animation fonts, new sound effects, and touch responses.
MIUI 13 Design Revealed in a New Leak (June 23, 2021)
As per multiple reports, the design of the upcoming MIUI 13 has been leaked online. The new MIUI File Manager design has been revealed which brings some new UI elements, animations, and redesigned Mi Drive page. That being said, there are no major changes between the old and new versions of MIUI File Manager application.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 4 Might Come With MIUI 13 (June 15, 2021)
Xiaomi is reportedly gearing up to launch a new smartphone in its Mi MIX series. The upcoming smartphone could be named Mi MIX 4 and the company is all set to bring the Mi MIX series. The leak further points out that the Mi MIX 4 might run on the latest MIUI 13 operating system. Furthermore, the phone might come with under-display camera technology as well.
MIUI 13 is Coming Soon, Hints MIUI Cleaner beta App (June 8, 2021)
Xiaomi is all set to unveil its next-generation of MIUI 13 operating system for the masses. A new beta version of the MIUI cleaner application with version number V21.05.26.beta was spotted with a strange version of the application in the changelog. The changelog mentions that the company has added support for MIUI 13 floating windows. This means that the upcoming UI is under development.