Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO MIUI 13 Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 13 Global Released for Redmi Note 10 Japan Edition]

Xiaomi announced the current iteration of its proprietary Android skin – MIUI on December 28. To those unaware, MIUI versions are independent of the Android versions that means the devices (Xiaomi, Redmi, and POCO)  that aren’t eligible to get Android 12 update might at least get MIUI 13 update. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of MIUI 13 related news, rollout schedule, and rollout status.

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MIUI 13 China Beta Update Brings Material You UI

Last month, Xiaomi unveiled the latest iteration of its proprietary Android fork – MIUI 13 alongside the Xiaomi 12 series in China. A couple of weeks back, we tried MIUI 13 China Beta, based on Android 12, on our Mi 11X Pro, but we found Android 12’s ‘Material You’ UI missing from MIUI 13.

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Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO Android 12 Update Tracker [Update: Android 12 Released for Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Mi 11 Lite Pilot Testers]

Xiaomi Redmi POCO Android 12

Google introduced the latest version of its mobile operating system – Android 12 back in October. Similar to every other Android OEM, Xiaomi will roll out Android 12 for a host of devices. However, the brand hasn’t announced the list of smartphones eligible to receive the Android 12 update. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 12 Update for Xiaomi, Mi, Redmi, and POCO devices.

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POCO X3 Pro MIUI 12.5 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5.6.0 Stable Update with December Security Patch rolling out in India]

POCO India launched the POCO X3 Pro back in Marck 2021 in India. POCO X3 Pro boots Android 11 with the company’s proprietary skin – MIUI 12 on top. MIUI 12 brings with it an all-new design and animations along with features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode, and more to the devices, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features.

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POCO M3 Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Update Rolling out in India

POCO India launched the POCO M3 smartphone back in February 2021. The handset came preloaded with Android 10 based MIUI 12. Andorid 11 update for the smartphone has been long pending. Finally, POCO has started rolling out Android 11 update for the POCO M3 in India. The update also brings MIUI 12.5 Enhanced features along with.

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MIUI 13 Features and First Look on Mi 11X Pro (Android 12)

MIUI 13

Xiaomi, a few days back, announced the latest iteration of its proprietary Android skin – MIUI 13. The MIUI 13 comes with new widgets, new dynamic wallpapers, face verification protection, document watermarking, telecommunication fraud protection, Mi Sans font, and more.

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Get Android 12 on POCO M2 Pro, Redmi Note 9 Pro and Note 9 Pro Max with AwakenOS 2.1

POCO M2 Pro AwakenOS

POCO launched the POCO M2 Pro handset last year in India. The POCO M2 Pro shares a lot in common with the Redmi Note 9S, Redmi Note 9 Pro, and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. All these devices came preloaded with Android 10, and have already been updated to Android 11 based MIUI 12. It’s not clear if Xiaomi and POCO have plans to upgrade these devices to Android 12 based MIUI.

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POCO F3 GT MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5.7.0 Rolling Out for Pilot Testers]

POCO launched the POCO F3 GT handset back in July 2021 in India. The POCO F3 GT is the second POCO F-series handset to launch in India. The handset is a rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition that launched a few months back in China. POCO F3 GT boots the company’s proprietary MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11.

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Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, Redmi 9 Prime and POCO M2 MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Stable Update Rolling Out

Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Update for the Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, and Redmi 9 Prime in India. Redmi 9 Prime’s POCO counterpart POCO M2 is also receiving the same update in India. MIUI 12.5 Enhanced update also brings November 2021 Android security patch to Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, Redmi 9 Prime, and POCO M2. MIUI 12.5 Enhanced comes with features like Focused Algorithm, Atomized Memory, Liquid Storage, Smart Balance, and also lets users Uninstall most of the system apps.

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POCO X3 MIUI 12.5 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5.4.0 with November security patch and 3GB Memory Expansion]

POCO launched the POCO X3 smartphone in India back in September 2020 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.

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POCO F1 MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 / 12.5 Enhanced not coming]

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1 smartphone in India back in August 2018 running MIUI 9.6 Global Stable on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo). POCO F1 currently runs Android 10 based MIUI 11, and is confirmed to get MIUI 12 in the coming months. 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 20-40 days. Continue reading “POCO F1 MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 / 12.5 Enhanced not coming]”

POCO M2 Pro MIUI 12.5 Software Update Tracker [MIUI 12.5 Enhanced with Virtual RAM rolling out widely in India]

POCO launched the POCO M2 Pro smartphone in India recently running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. POCO M2 Pro shares a lot in common with Redmi Note 9 Pro series devices, which were launched in India back in March.

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POCO F3 gets a new Moonlight Silver colour variant

POCO announced POCO F3 smartphone in the F series back in March this year in Arctic White, Night Black and Deep Ocean Blue colour variants. At the POCO M4 Pro 5G launch event, POCO introduced the Moonlight Silver color variant of the POCO F3. Continue reading “POCO F3 gets a new Moonlight Silver colour variant”

POCO M4 Pro 5G with 6.6-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 810, 50MP dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced

POCO just introduced the POCO M4 Pro 5G, successor to the POCO M3 Pro 5G in a global online event, as it had announced. It has a 6.6-inch FHD+ screen with 50Hz, 50Hz and 90Hz dynamic switch, has a 16MP front camera inside the punch-hole, is powered by Dimensity 810 SoC with support for 13 5G SA/NSA bands, up to 6GB of RAM and dynamic RAM expansion feature. It has a 50MP rear camera along with an 8MP ultra-wide camera. Continue reading “POCO M4 Pro 5G with 6.6-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 810, 50MP dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced”

POCO M4 Pro 5G to be announced on November 9

POCO today confirmed the global launch of POCO M4 Pro 5G smartphone on November 9th. The invite just says “Power up your fun” along with a square with silver and yellow colours, without giving any details about the phone. Continue reading “POCO M4 Pro 5G to be announced on November 9”