Xiaomi reveals MIUI 12.5 roadmap for Redmi and Mi Devices

Xiaomi reveals the list of all Redmi and Mi devices getting the MIUI 12.5 update and their timeline.

At a launch event in December 2020, Xiaomi, a leading player in the smartphone industry, unveiled the roadmap for the roll-out of the MIUI 12.5 update across various devices. This announcement sparked anticipation among tech enthusiasts.

Xiaomi MIUI 12.5 Roadmap

Following this, Xiaomi initiated the deployment of closed beta builds of the MIUI 12.5 for Mi and Redmi smartphones in its domestic market. This move demonstrated Xiaomi’s commitment to continuous innovation. Also Read – Redmi Note 10T 5G, another rebranded smartphone to launch soon in India

Now, Xiaomi has announced that the latest Android skin, MIUI 12.5, will be made available on select devices. This update is eagerly awaited by users worldwide, keen to experience the new features and enhancements it brings.



Annually, the Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) divides its software updates into domestic and global upgrade strategies. This year is no exception, with the company adhering to this established trend. Also Read – OnePlus 10T in India, OnePlus 10R 5G vs OnePlus 10T 5G vs OnePlus 10 Pro 5G

  • Redmi and Mi Smartphones Roadmap

Recently, the company has unveiled an update roadmap for all Redmi and Mi smartphones. This Xiaomi MIUI 12.5 roadmap provides a detailed schedule of which devices will receive the update in each quarter of the year. This transparency allows users to anticipate when their device will be updated, enhancing their user experience.

Excitingly, the initial wave of the MIUI 12.5 update will be rolled out to a range of devices. This includes the latest Mi 11, as well as last year’s flagships, the Mi 10 and 10T. Also Read – MIUI 13 Update release for limited Xiaomi smartphones on June 25

However, owners of mid-range and budget smartphones will need to exercise a bit of patience. The platform update for these devices is scheduled for a later date. Also Read – List of Poco devices in India to get MIUI 12.5 update including Poco C3, Poco M2, Poco X3 etc.

In the second wave of updates, a variety of Mi Note and Redmi Note devices are set to receive the MIUI 12.5 update. This phased roll-out ensures that all devices benefit from the latest features and enhancements.



MIUI 12.5 Update: What’s New?

MIUI 12.5 is ready to bring a host of enhancements to Xiaomi smartphones. Thus, elevating both aesthetics and functionality. This update introduces features such as more intuitive gestures, advanced clipboard commands, and improved permission management.

Xiaomi asserts that its latest Android skin, MIUI 12.5, is not only lighter than its predecessor, MIUI 12, but also optimizes power usage. This ensures a smoother, more efficient user experience on Xiaomi devices. Also Read – Samsung working on Galaxy S20 FE 4G with Snapdragon 865

MIUI 12.5 Update
MIUI 12.5 Update

MIUI 12.5 Update Roadmap: Which device will get it?

Xiaomi, a leading player in the smartphone industry, has unveiled the MIUI 12.5 Global ROM for 16 of its smartphones in the initial stage. This update will be deployed in a phased manner to ensure a smooth transition for users. Also Read – Nothing Phone (1) specifications, price and launch date: everything we know so far

The first phase of the roll-out is ready to commence with Xiaomi’s latest devices. This roll-out is likely to begin at the start of the second quarter of 2021. The devices included in this phase are:

  • First Phase:

  1. Mi 11
  2. Mi 10
  3. Mi 10 Pro
  4. Mi 10T
  5. Mi 10T Pro

The second phase of the Xiaomi MIUI 12.5 update roll-out is likely to commence in late Q2, 2021. This phase will extend the update to devices in the Redmi Note series, further enhancing their performance and user experience. Also Read: Facebook to remove false COVID vaccine claims and statements

  • Second Phase:

  1. Mi 10 Lite 5G
  2. Redmi Note 9
  3. Mi 10T Lite
  4. Redmi Note 9T
  5. Mi Note 10 Pro
  6. Redmi Note 8 Pro
  7. Mi Note 10
  8. Redmi Note 9 Pro
  9. Mi Note 10 Lite
  10. Redmi Note 9S
  11. Redmi 9

Xiaomi MIUI 12.5 Update Roadmap: When will I get the update?

Xiaomi, a leading smartphone manufacturer, has confirmed a two-phase roll-out of the update for all initially announced smartphones. The first phase is ready to commence at the start of Q2 2021. Also Read – Xiaomi 12T Series to launch with MediaTek Dimensity chipset soon

This phase will include Xiaomi’s flagship devices such as the Mi 10T, 10T Pro, Mi 10, 10 Pro, and the newly launched Mi 11. The second phase of the update roll-out is likely to start in late Q2 2021. This phase will extend the update to 11 additional devices.



These include the Mi 10 Lite 5G, 10T Lite, Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 9, Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9S, Note 9, Note 8 Pro, and Redmi 9. This phased roll-out ensures a smooth transition for users across various devices. Also Read – Google Android 12 design leaks, reveal major UI design overhaul

Xiaomi is assume to add older devices to the update list once the rollout begins.  Nevertheless we cannot expect the stable version of MIUI 12.5 to reach those devices anytime soon if we consider how quickly legacy and entry-level devices continue to get the MIUI 12 upgrade in different areas.

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