In February 2020, Google Announced the upcoming Android 11 operating system. The developer preview of the operating system was made available for various google pixel devices.
According to a roadmap shared by Google, the stable version of Android 11 will be available for the public in Q3 of 2020. Moreover, six updates will be released as the developer previews before the public Release.
As Xiaomi is popular for its custom UIs, it is considered to be the heavily skinned UI. A post shared some weeks back hints that the heavily skinned OEM, Xiaomi is working in the development of MIUI 12 which is in the developmental phase.
While Xiaomi MIUI official website also signs of the MIUI 12. When searching for the test participants list on the MIUI official website, if they do not meet the conditions, the official website begins to prompt, “Not found, but now start participating in MIUI 12 is a good choice. This means that MIUI is yet to be announced in the near future.
Recent reports suggest that MIUI 12 is to bring certain features like System-wide Dark mode, 16:9 display support, new Graphical user Interface(GUI), Multiple Clone App Support, etc. However, many new features are expected to be released with the final rollout of the MIUI 12.
Expected MIUI 12 Release Dates
A post on the official community website of Xiaomi by MI Influencer hints on the MIUI 12 official features and the Update schedule. It states the entire timeline of the rollout of the MIUI 12 based on android 11 for certain Xiaomi devices starts from September. Although the post was taken down quickly from the forum for moderation.
The post suggests that the first public beta of the MIUI 12 will roll out in September. In October the public beta will be released for some users. Finally, the official MIUI update will roll out in December 2020. However, the release schedule as hinted by the Mi Influencer is a little hard to digest.
The very first devices to receive the official MIUI 12 updates are:
|MI Series||MI 10, MI 10 Pro, MI 9, MI 9SE, MI 9 pro, MI 8|
|MI Mix Series||MI Mix 3, MI Mix 2s, MI Mix 2|
|CC Series||CC 9 Pro, CC9, CC SE|
|Redmi Series||Redmi K30, Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20, Redmi 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A, Redmi 7|