Android 12-based MIUI beta is now available for Xiaomi Mi 11, Mi 11 Ultra and Mi 11i

On October 4, Google officially introduced the Android 12 operating system for its Pixel phones. Soon after the release, Xiaomi has also started releasing this firmware for its eligible smartphones.

Recently, the company officially announced that they have started the MIUI beta program based on Android 12. Following the information, Android 12-based MIUI beta is currently available for Xiaomi Mi 11, Mi 11 Ultra, and Mi 11i smartphones.


More Xiaomi smartphones in the different regions should soon join the beta program. Let’s wait for the official confession.

Android 12: Features and Changes

The new gen-Android comes with several new features, changes, and improvements. There’s also a new Android 12 design language called “Material You” that helps developers to polish their Android apps to the fullest. There are Redesigned widgets that bring more useful and contentful widgets on the go with improved layout structure.

There are improvements and design changes made to the notification UI, stretch overscroll, the app launched splash screens that have more customizations to attract users and improve the UX.

Software is known for its performance and simplicity and Android 12 seems to promise something similar. Google improved app startup times and optimized I/O for faster app loading and improved CursorWindow by as much as 49x for large windows for database queries.

Android 12

Don’t forget that privacy is one of the major concerns of app users. Therefore, Android 12 has a few sets of improvements in this section as well. A new privacy dashboard has been added in the Settings menu to provide users better visibility over when your app access any of the phone’s crucial services such as camera, location, and microphone.

Time to jump into a most important topic – user experience. Android 12 aims to deliver a new unified API that lets you receive rich content in the app’s UI from any source including

  • Clipboard
  • Keyboard
  • Drag and drop

There’s also back compatibility added the unified API to AndroidX.

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