MIUI 13 Update Tracker: India Release Date, Top Features, List of Compatible Xiaomi Mi, Redmi and POCO Mobiles

MIUI 13 is slated to be unveiled in the coming month, and will offer the latest Android experience from Xiaomi, based on Android 12.


Xiaomi has finally launched the MIUI 13 – the next big software update to its custom Android skin. 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 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 drop in 3rd-party apps and 23% fewer frame drop 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 a 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. Xiaomi is currently beta testing the Android-12 based MIUI 13 on the Xiaomi Pad 5, Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 and Mi 11i.

On the other hand, the company has confirmed that Xiaomi devices will begin receiving MIUI 13 updates starting January 2022. Below is the MIUI 13 rollout schedule for Xiaomi global devices –

First batch (Q1 2022)

  1. Mi 11
  2. Mi 11 Ultra
  3. Mi 11i
  4. Mi 11X Pro
  5. Mi 11X
  6. Xiaomi 11T Pro
  7. Xiaomi 11T
  8. Mi 11 Lite
  9. Mi 11 Lite 5G
  10. Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
  11. Xiaomi 11 Lite NE
  12. Xiaomi Pad 5
  13. Redmi 10
  14. Redmi 10 Prime
  15. Redmi Note 8 (2021)
  16. Redmi Note 10 Pro
  17. Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  18. Redmi Note 10
  19. Redmi Note 10 JE

Below is the list of Xiaomi devices eligible for the MIUI 13 update –

List of Xiaomi Phones

  • Mi 11 series: Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11X, Mi 11X Pro, Mi 11 Lite
  • Mi 10 series: Mi 10T Pro, Mi 10T, Mi 10T Lite, Mi 10 5G, Mi 10 Ultra, Mi 10 Youth 5G, Mi 10 Lite 5G, Mi 10 Pro 5G
  • Mi Note 10 series: Mi Note 10 Lite, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro
  • Mi 9 series: Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9 Pro, Mi 9 Explorer Edition
  • Mi CC9 Pro
  • Mi Mix Alpha

List of Redmi Phones

  • Redmi K40 series: Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, Redmi K40 Pro+, Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Edition
  • Redmi K30 series: Redmi K30 Ultra, Redmi K30i 5G, Redmi K30 5G Racing, Redmi K30 Pro Zoom, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30, Redmi K30 5G
  • 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, Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, Redmi 9C, Redmi 9
  • Redmi 10X series: Redmi 10X Pro 5G, Redmi 10X 5G, Redmi 10X 4G
  • Redmi K20 series: Redmi K20 Pro Premium, Redmi K20 Pro

List of POCO Phones

  • Poco X series: Poco X3 NFC, Poco X3, Poco X3 Pro, Poco X2 Pro (or F2 Pro), Poco X2
  • Poco M series: Poco M3, Poco M2 Pro, Poco M2
  • Poco C3

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MIUI 13 Latest News

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: V13.0.0.1.SKBINXM
  • Mi 11X: V13.0.0.1.SKHINXM
  • Mi 11X Pro: V13.0.0.3.SKKINXM
  • Mi 10T / Pro : V13.0.0.1.SJDINXM
  • POCO F3 GT: V13.0.0.1.SKJINXM
  • POCO X3 Pro: V13.0.0.2.SJUINXM

MIUI 13 Global Builds

  • Mi 11 Ultra: V13.0.0.5.SKAMIXM
  • Mi 11: V13.0.0.7.SKBMIXM
  • Mi 11i: V13.0.0.5.SKKMIXM
  • Mi 11 Lite 5G: V13.0.0.5.SKIMIXM
  • Mi 11 Lite 4G: V13.0.0.9.SKQMIXM
  • Mi 10: V13.0.0.1.SJBMIXM
  • Mi 10T / Pro : V13.0.0.1.SJDMIXM
  • Xiaomi 11T: V13.0.0.1.SKWMIXM
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro: V13.0.0.3.SKDMIXM
  • POCO F2 Pro: V13.0.0.1.SJKMIXM
  • POCO F3: V13.0.0.1.SKHMIXM
  • POCO X3 GT: V13.0.0.1.SKPMIXM
  • POCO X3 Pro: V13.0.0.3.SJUMIXM
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro: V13.0.0.6.SKFMIXM
  • Redmi Note 10 4G: V13.0.0.2.SKGMIXM

MIUI 13 EEA Builds

  • Mi 11 Ultra: V13.0.0.3.SKAEUXM
  • Mi 11: V13.0.0.1.SKBEUXM
  • Mi 11X Pro: V13.0.0.3.SKKEUXM
  • Mi 11 Lite 5G: V13.0.0.5.SKIEUXM
  • Mi 11 Lite 4G: V13.0.0.1.SKQEUXM
  • Mi 10T / Pro : V13.0.0.1.SJDEUXM
  • POCO F3: V13.0.0.1.SKHEUXM
  • Xiaomi 11T: V13.0.0.1.SKWEUXM
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro: V13.0.0.4.SKDEUXM
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro: V13.0.0.4.SKFEUXM
  • Redmi Note 10 4G: V13.0.0.1.SKGEUXM

MIUI 13 Japan Builds

  • Redmi Note 10 5G JE: V13.0.0.1.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.

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