POCO X3 MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 rolling out in India]


POCO launched the POCO X3 smartphone in India back in September running MIUI 12.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. MIUI 12 comes with an all-new design and animations along with new features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode, and more. Check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features in detail.

This post will help our Indian readers in keeping track of MIUI updates for POCO X3 (codename ‘surya_in’),  also check out our POCO X3 content,

Note that POCO follows staged roll-out, so the updates are randomly pushed to a limited number of users and a broader roll-out usually takes a few days after the company makes sure there are no critical bugs.

MIUI updates rolled out for POCO X3 so far:

POCO X3 MIUI 12.5 Updates

    • [Aug 30, 2021]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.5 for POCO X3 users finally.  This comes has 12.5.2.0.RJGINXM and still has July 2021 Android security patch. The update weighs 704MB in size and is rolling out. [Download Link]
      System
      New: Response to gestures is now instant.
      New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen.
      New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
      Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to July 2021. Increased system security.
      Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
      Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to July 2021. Increased system security.
      Notes
      New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps.
      New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
      New: Compose mind maps with complex structures.
      New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
      New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically.
      New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
      All-new Notes.
      

POCO X3 MIUI 12 Updates

    • [July  27, 2021]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.2.0.RJGINXM Android 11  stable update for the phone along with July 2021 Android security patch after the MIUI 12.0.1.0 update was rolled back. The update weighs 2.3GB in size and is rolling out. [Download Link]
      System
      Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to July 2021. Increased system security.
      Stable MIUI based on Android 11
      Control center
      New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
      New: When Notification shade is open, swipe down from the upper right corner to open Control center
      Optimization: MIUI 11 custom toggle order is preserved after updating to MIUI 12
      Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
      Status bar, Notification shade
      New: Screen lights up with an animation now
      New: Status bar color gradient animation
      Optimization: Readjusted sensitive areas for the dots in the unlock pattern
      Optimization: GPS icon in the status bar
      Optimization: The UI for renaming fingerprints
      GPS toggle renames as "Location"
      
    • [June 15, 2021]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.1.0.QJGINXM for testers that brings Android 11 update for the phone along with May 2021 Android security patch. The update weighs 2.3GB in size and is gradually rolling out.
      System
      Stable MIUI based on Android 11
      Updated Android Security Patch to May 2021. Increased system security.
      Status bar, Notification shade
      GPS toggle renames as "Location"
    • [Apr 23, 2021]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.10.0.QJGINXM that brings April 2021 Android security patch and some visual changes. The update weighs 676MB in size. [Download Link]
      [System]
      Updated Android Security Patch to April 2021. Increased system security.
    • [Mar 9, 2021]: POCO X3 NFC has started receiving Android 11 based MIUI 12 update in the European region, so there are chances that POCO X3 devices in other regions will also get the update in the coming weeks.
    • [Feb 18, 2021]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.9.0.QJGINXM with November Android security patch. The update weighs 91MB in size. [Download Link]
      System
      Updated Android Security Patch to January 2021. Increased system security.
    • [Dec 24, 2020]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.8.0.QJGINXM with November Android security patch. The update weighs 319MB in size and also adds support for call recording. [Download Link]
      System Optimization: Update Android Security Patch to November 2020. Increased system security
    • [Nov 3, 2020]: POCO has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.5.0.QJGINXM with October Android security patch. The update weighs just 232MB in size and also adds support for call recording. [Download Link]
      Optimized system performance
      Improved system security and stability

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