Xiaomi recently announced the MIUI 12.5. Looking at the version it seems to be a small upgrade over the MIUI 12, but it is a pretty significant upgrade, as per Xiaomi. The company says that MIUI 12.5 comes with some privacy related improvements optimised app handling, MIUI Plus and more.
Xiaomi has reduced the pre installed apps to just nine. Yes, there are only nine pre installed apps in MIUI 12.5, and all of them can be uninstalled. At the event, Xiaomi made a comparison between me MIUI 12.5, iOS 14 and EMUI to show that MIUI now comes with the least pre installed apps. Xiaomi says that MUI 12.5 is lighter and faster now, as it uses 20% fewer cores and 35% lesser background memory. Xiaomi has done a lot of work in optimising the power consumption, so MIUI 12.5 uses 25% less power when compared to the previous version, with MIUI 12 we got super wallpapers and now in MIUI 12.5 Xiaomi has added some new super wallpapers. So there are some new locations. There are also new notification sounds and the haptic feedback has been improved as well.
Let’s talk about the privacy improvements. There is clipboard protection so you can know what app can read the content of the clipboard. There is improved browser privacy protection improved Xiaomi App Store privacy protection and more. One of the most interesting new features of MIUI 12.5 is called MIUI Plus, it is in beta right now but in simple words, it is a Samsung DeX like features so you can combine your phone and your computer into a single working station. For example, you can get mobile notifications on a PC. You can copy something on your phone and paste it on your computer, open web pages from mobile on the PC and more. Also when this feature is used apps like file manager and MIUI Notes can be used with a PC like interface. So these are some of the major new features of MIUI 12.5.
Well right now the internal beta update is rolling out in China, and the public beta update will be rolled out from mid January. Here are the phones that will be getting the internal MIUI update, and the public beta update in mid January, the Xiaomi MI 10, MI 10 Pro, MI 10 Ultra and MI 11 will get the new MIUI 12.5 stable update. By the end of April next year.
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