MIUI 14 Announced: Here Are All the Xiaomi and Redmi Phones That Will Get the New Update

MIUI 14 goes official and here's everything you need to know about it.

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Xiaomi unveiled the MIUI 14 along with its Xiaomi 13 series and Watch S2 at the launch event yesterday. The next iteration of the MIUI is based on Android 13 operating system. The latest Android skin from Xiaomi focuses more on better optimisation and faster operations. The company says that it has decreased the number of pre-installed apps and more of them can be uninstalled easily.

MIUI 14 offers new widgets, customisable folders, avatars, smoothness, and much more. Xiaomi has revealed the timeline of the MIUI 14 update and the list of the devices that will receive it in the upcoming days. Here’s everything you need to know about the Android 13-based MIUI 14 skin.

MIUI 14: What’s new?

Xiaomi has announced all the features that users will get to see in the MIUI 14. Let’s check them out.

Uninstall More System Apps

Xiaomi says that they want users to have a clean UI experience which is why they will roll out the MIUI 14 with less bloatware. Not just that, but users will be able to uninstall more apps that come pre-installed on smartphones. Except eight apps, any other app can be uninstalled from a Xiaomi or Redmi phone that will ship with MIUI 14. You can check out the icons of all eight apps from the above image.

Large and changeable icons

MIUI 14 makes the interface more colourful. To make the visual experience more appealing, Xiaomi has increased the size of its app. Each app icon will have four sizes available. Users will be able to customise the icons as per their likes. The company says that these small changes make a big difference. On the desktop, there will be a pet on the home screen which will do some actions. 

Photon Engine

With MIUI 14, Xiaomi has used an improved Photon Engine that has gone into deep optimisation with third party apps. It goes deep into the Linux kernel for optimisation, and is jointly debugged with the mainstream third-party app one by one. The company claims that the Photon Engine in MIUI 14 increases Fluency by 88% and decreases power consumption by 16%.

Family Service Functions

MIUI 14 offers new family service functions. It now allows up to 9 people from the same family to share services with their loved ones. It has shared cloud space in which Gold and the above members can share cloud space with independent data. It also has a shared photo album which brings together family memories and can be set as a screensaver.

Other MIUI 14 Features:

  • New Interconnection Experience
  • Application Cleaning
  • Notification Management
  • Better Security and Privacy
  • Real-time Bilingual Subtitles 
  • MIUI Interconnection
  • Cross-device Control
  • Mijia (Home Control)

MIUI 14 Update timeline

As of now, Xiaomi has only revealed the timeline for the devices that will receive the update in the first phase. The phones mentioned below will receive the MIUI update from January 2023. On the other hand, Xiaomi tablets will start receiving the MIUI 14 update from April 2023. The updated timeline for India is still unknown at the moment. 

MIUI 14 Update: All Xiaomi and Redmi phones that will get the new update

Xiaomi has revealed the list of devices that will receive the MIUI 14 update, here’s the full list.

  • Xiaomi 12S Ultra
  • Xiaomi 12S Pro
  • Xiaomi 12S
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition
  • Xiaomi 12
  • Xiaomi MIX Fold 2
  • Redmi K50 Pro
  • Redmi K50
  • Redmi K50 Extreme Edition
  • Redmi K50 Gaming Edition

The company is yet to announce the full list of devices that will receive the latest version update. A list of Poco phones is expected to be announced soon as well.

Here’s a list of tablets that will receive the MIUI 14 update.

  • Mi Pad 5 Pro 12.4
  • Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G
  • Mi Pad 5 Pro
  • Mi Pad 5
  • Redmi Pad