Redmi Note 10 Pro and Note 10 Pro Max MIUI 12.5 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI V12.5.8.0 with August 2021 security patch]


Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max smartphones in India earlier this month. Both these smartphones boot Android 11 with the company’s proprietary skin – MIUI 12 on top. MIUI 12 comes with an all-new design and animations along with new features such as Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode, and more to eligible devices, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features.

Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in a month. This post will help our readers in keeping track of MIUI updates for Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max (codename ‘sweetin’), also check out our Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max content.

Note that Xiaomi follows a staged rollout and the updates are randomly pushed to a limited number of users and a broader rollout usually takes a few days after the company makes sure there are no critical bugs.

MIUI Updates rolled out for Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max so far:

      • [Aug 24, 2021]: Xiaomi has rolled MIUI V12.5.8.0.RKFINXM stable update for users in India. It is 721MB in size and brings August 2021 security patch for the users. [Download Link]
        System 
        Optimization: Updated Android security patch to August 2021. Increased system stability.
      • [June 2, 2021]: Xiaomi has rolled MIUI V12.5.2.0.RKFINXM stable update for users in India after the old update was suspended due to bugs. Those who have already updated are getting 125MB update when others are getting 743MB update. The changelog remains the same. [Download Link]
      • [May 17, 2021]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI V12.5.1.0.RKFINXM stable update for users in India. The update is 732MB in size and the changelog is the same as pilot release. This should be the interim MIUI 12.5 build like the Note 10S since it doesn’t have option to uninstall apps yet. [Download Link]
      • [May 11, 2021]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI V12.5.1.0.RKFINXM update for pilot testers in India. The update is 732MB in size. Since it is a pilot release, you can’t flash it using the file. Check out the complete changelog below.
    Highlights
    MIUI 12.5. Yours alone.
    
    System
    New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
    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.
    Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
    
    Notes
    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.
    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.
    All-new Notes.
    
    Xiaomi Cloud
    New: Location info can be now reported automatically before the device is powered off
    
    Camera
    New modes for recording video and time-lapse photography, as well as a new set of filters (BBP, Mystery, Lime, Tango, Fantasy, Slumber, Carmen, Summer)
    
    • [Apr 22, 2021]: Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 12.0.10.0 update that fixes the 120Hz low brightness flickering issue that was reported earlier this month. [Download Link] Check out the complete changelog below.
System
Optimization: Full screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page

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: An option that allows you to restrict opening Control center while on the Lock screen

Status bar, Notification shade
New: An option to switch between connected devices in the notification about media playback
Fix: Call time bubble overlapped with notification icons

Camera
New: Animations for the automatic Night mode

Other improvements and optimization
Optimization: Screen brightness wasn't stable at 120 Hz refresh rate in some cases

  • [Apr 8, 2021]: Xiaomi has rolled out MIUI 12.0.8.0 update with March 2021 Android security patch and Animations for automatic night mode. [Download Link]
  • [Mar 17, 2021]: Xiaomi has rolled out MIUI 12.0.6.0 update with camera performance improvements and boosts app stability. It still has February Android security patch.
  • [Mar 9, 2021]: Xiaomi has released Android 11 based kernel source codes for Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max soon after the launch.

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