Xiaomi MIUI 13: Latest News, Eligible Devices, Features and Release Date


Xiaomi MIUI 13 is now official!

Right now, MIUI 12.5 is the latest offering from Xiaomi. Meanwhile, fans are now looking forward to the next version of MIUI, the MIUI 13. Of course, similar to the older versions, the MIUI 13 will also come with a new UI, a bunch of new features, functions, changes, improvements, updated applications, super wallpapers, and much more.

Recently, we have seen some screenshots of the upcoming MIUI 13. The images show that the MIUI files that are being internally tested have adopted a brand-new interface design style. The homepage can be customized as well.


Adding to documents, pictures, videos, music, compressed packages, installation packages, transmission, and downloads, users can also place screenshots, cameras, WeChat, Baidu Cloud, and other folders on the homepage for more direct access.Xiaomi MIUI 13 Features

Besides, a report reveals that Xiaomi will introduce MIUI 13 based on Android 12. Unlike the old versions that rely on at least two Android versions, MIUI 13 will completely be different.

But now, the MIUI 13 is reportedly launching in August, which is earlier than expectations as the Android 12 is scheduled to be introduced in September. Is it possible that Android 12 will make its debut in August? Or the MIUI 13 will also be based on different Android versions? Can’t say anything now.

Anyways, this article is dedicated to MIUI 13. Inside you can check the list of devices that will receive the MIUI 13 update and all the big as well as small details on the upcoming custom UX.

List of smartphones that will receive MIUI 13 update –

List of Redmi Phones:
  • Redmi 9 Power
  • Redmi Note 9 5G
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G
  • Redmi K30s
  • Redmi K30 Ultra
  • Redmi 9 Prime
  • Redmi 9i
  • Redmi 9
  • Redmi 9A
  • Redmi 9C
  • Redmi 9 Sport
  • Redmi 9 Activ
  • Redmi 9i Sport
  • Redmi 10X Pro 5G
  • Redmi 10X 5G
  • Redmi 10X 4G
  • Redmi K30i 5G
  • Redmi K30 5G Racing
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G
  • Redmi Note 9
  • Redmi Note 9 5G
  • Redmi K30 Pro Zoom
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9S
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Redmi K20 Pro Premium
  • Redmi K30
  • Redmi K30 5G
  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Redmi K40
  • Redmi K40 Pro
  • Redmi K40 Pro+
  • Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition
  • Redmi Note 10
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  • Redmi Note 10S
  • Redmi Note 10T
  • Redmi 10
  • Redmi 10 Prime
  • Redmi Note 11 5G – New 
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G – New 
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G – New 
  • Redmi Note 11T 5G – New 
List of Mi Phones:
  • Xiaomi 12 – Pre-installed
  • Xiaomi 12X – Pre-installed
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro – Pre-installed
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer
  • Xiaomi Mi 10i
  • Xiaomi Mi 10S
  • Xiaomi Mi 11
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 4G
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 11i
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 – New 
  • Xiaomi 11T – New 
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro – New 
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE – New 
  • Xiaomi CiVi – New 
List of Poco Phones:
  • Poco C3
  • Poco X3 NFC
  • Poco X3
  • Poco M2 Pro
  • Poco M2
  • Poco M3
  • Poco M3 Pro 5G
  • Poco F2 Pro
  • Poco X2
  • Poco X2 Pro
  • Poco F3
  • Poco F3 GT
  • Poco X3 GT
  • Poco C31 – New 
  • Poco M4 Pro 5G – New 

Latest News [May 17, 2022] –

Download weekly MIUI 13 beta:

Recently, Xiaomi has started rolling out a weekly software update for various Mi and Redmi smartphone users in China. The updates optimize the system performance as well as improve the system security and stability of the device.

December 27, 2021:

  • Xiaomi will introduce MIUI 13 Pad operating system on December 28

Xiaomi MIUI 13 Pad will launch on December 28. It directs to the MIUI 13 system for Xiaomi tablets. It already supports 3000 applications, which means these apps will work on Xiaomi Pads without any problems. Read More

December 27, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 will launch on December 28

Xiaomi has officially announced that it will introduce MIUI 13 on December 28. MIUI 13 has made great progress and it features several major changes and improvements over the current MIUI 12.5. Read More

December 23, 2021: 

  • Xiaomi shifted its Android 12 devices to internal beta as MIUI 13 is coming

Xiaomi is reportedly shifting some of its Android 12 devices to internal beta. This is due to some changes in the Android 12 operating system architecture. Read More

December 20, 2021:

  • Android 12 based MIUI 13 ‘Mi Sans’ font revealed

MIUI 13 will come with two new fonts which are Mi Sans and Mi Protoype 210317. Among these, Mi Protoype 210317 is the bold variant of Mi Sans. Read More

December 20, 2021:

  • MIUI 13 (Android 12) initial builds reportedly revealed for Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi will release MIUI 13 globally a month after its China release. A piece of new information reports that the MIUI 13 builds are exposed for Indian, European, and Global ROMs. Read More

December 18, 2021:

  • Android 12 based MIUI 13 Gallery app brings protective watermark, media type section

Xiaomi MIUI Gallery app is getting a new update. Among several changes, the most noticeable is the protective watermark feature. It allows users to add their own watermark to any picture. Read More

December 16, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 Alpha Launcher brings smoother app drawer, new widgets

Recently, Xiaomi released a new update for its MIUI Alpha Launcher, which shows new features and changes that the company will be bringing in the upcoming Android 12 based MIUI 13 skin. Read More

December 15, 2021:

  • Xiaomi Mi 11 and Redmi K40 phones to get stable MIUI 13 update on December 28

Alongside starting beta testing of some devices, Xiaomi will also roll out stable versions to the phones that have been already tested. These updates will provide on December 28, and Xiaomi Mi 11 and Redmi K40 series smartphones will be the first to get the taste of the latest MIUI. Read More

December 14, 2021:

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold to not receive Android 12 based MIUI 13 update

Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold has only received a few software updates so far. And, it looks like it will continue to deliver the same performance as there is no Xiaomi MIUI 13 update for the device in the future. Read More

December 14, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 official logo revealed!

Before MIUI 13 goes official, its logo gets unveiled. Although MIUI 13 logo is created with lines and circles that are similar to the past MIUI logos, it has a new font, which is barely different from the previous generations. Read More

December 13, 2021:

  • MIUI 13 renamed Mi devices to Xiaomi in My Device section

Recently, Xiaomi announced that it will stop the ‘Mi’ branding from its future products. But it seems that in MIUI 13, all new as well as old products will have Xiaomi branding instead of Mi. Read More

December 10, 2021:

  • Xiaomi suspends MIUI 12.5 beta builds, MIUI 13 to announce soon

Xiaomi declared that it will stop releasing MIUI 12.5 builds for its devices from December 13. The recent 21.12.8 build was the last development version of MIUI 12.5 and after a few days, the tech giant will be releasing the MIUI 13 beta updates. Read More

December 9, 2021:

  • MIUI 13 Always on Display (AOD) preview shows new notification animations

Xiaomi has recently begun rolling out a new update for its Always-on Display (AOD). The update mainly brings new notification animations for MIUI users. Read More

December 7, 2021:

  • Xiaomi to not provide Weather Super wallpaper in MIUI 13

Xiaomi will be removing this wallpaper in the upcoming MIUI 13 skin. At this moment, we can not clarify why it was removed. Read More

December 7, 2021:

  • MIUI 13 Gallery app will come with several improvements over MIUI 12.5

Xiaomi optimizes the screenshot as well as screen capture and edits the shape and mosaic pen. It further shapes icon style and the default option is adjusted to the rectangle. Read More

December 7, 2021:

  • MIUI 13 File Manager adds button for quick access to Mi Drive cloud

Xiaomi is testing its features and changes through the MIUI 12.5 beta updates. Recently, the company adds a button for quick access to the Mi Drive cloud. Read More

December 6, 2021:

  • Xiaomi is testing MIUI 13 Gallery via latest MIUI 12.5 beta update

MIUI 13 Gallery app brings a secondary page guide for screen capture editing selected function in Mi Gallery. It further optimizes adjustment of screen capture editing text and eraser position as well as the display of screenshot editing in dark mode. Read More

December 1, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 new launcher animation preview released

The new MIUI 13 launch animation appears when the launcher does not load your icons. Basically, it prevents you from using the launcher until it is completely drawn. Read More

November 30, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 internal testing started, based on Android 11 and Android 12

Xiaomi has begun testing the MIUI 13 on the upcoming Xiaomi 12X. The leakster has spotted internal beta builds of the software with the build numbers V13.0.0.46.RLDMIXM global and V13.0.0.56.RLDCNXM in China. Read More

November 29, 2021:

  • New MIUI 13 File Manager changes spotted in latest MIUI 12.5 beta update

The new MIUI 13 File Manager will come with new folder icons. Although no other change can be seen at the moment, we expect more with the official release. Read More

November 29, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 new Gallery app icons, Mi Home UI are clearer and simpler

Xiaomi Home and new Gallery icons have been added to MIUI. The new design is clearer, simpler, and more pleasing to the eye. Read More

November 27, 2021:

  • These Xiaomi devices will get Android 12 based MIUI 13 update in first batch

The MIUI 13 update will first roll out for the company’s high-end smartphones, which are currently running on Android 12 beta. Read More.

November 20, 2021:

  • Android 12 based stable MIUI 13 internal testing starts for 7 flagship devices

According to the information received now, Xiaomi has begun the stable MIUI 13 internal testing for its seven flagship devices including Mi MIX 4, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11, Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, Mi 10S, and Mi 11 Lite 5G. Read More.

September 20, 2021:

  • Leaked MIUI 13 screenshots reveal its design

Recently, some online users have shared some screenshots of the MIUI 13 interface on the Xiaomi community, Weibo, and some overseas platforms. These screenshots show some UI changes in the new version. Read More

August 2, 2021:

  • MIUI 13 release could be slightly delayed, revealed Xiaomi President

The latest information claims that Mi Mix 4 will be released in August while MIUI 13 launch has been slightly delayed. Lu Weibing, who hinted at the MIUI 13 launch said that Mi Fan can patiently look forward to the new MIUI system. Read More

July 30, 2021:

  • Xiaomi conducting survey for MIUI 13’s Game Turbo UI [Link here]

Xiaomi is looking forward to giving a new look to the interface of Game Turbo. The tech giant has recently published five different possible designs for the new interface and asked users to choose the design of their preference. Read More

July 29, 2021:

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 and Mi Pad 5 to not run MIUI 13 out of the box

According to the latest information, the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Mix 4 will come pre-installed with MIUI 12.5 instead of the expected MIUI 13. Read More

July 24, 2021: 

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 will bring RAM expansion feature

Xiaomi is currently testing the memory expansion and AI subtitle function of MIUI 13 for all of its eligible devices. Also, there are new interactions in the small window that will make it better. Read More

July 20, 2021:

  • Xiaomi’s MIUI 13 to come with new design, game floating window, memory fusion technology and more

Following the new information by a popular Weibo blogger, the new-gen skin will come with multiple features. The most significant changes over the current MIUI 12 would be in the design and looks. Read More

July 8, 2021:

  • Xiaomi rumored to release MIUI 13, next major MIUI version on July 16

A piece of new information from a popular Weibo blogger reveals its launch date. According to him (Bald Panda), MIUI will make its debut on June 16. Read More

July 7, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 to come with more optimized dark mode than the MIUI 12.5

Earlier this morning, Xiaomi’s system software department director revealed that MIUI is optimizing the dark mode for the upcoming MIUI 13. Read More

July 6, 2021:

  • Xiaomi to launch MIUI 13 alongside the Mi Mix 4 running MIUI 12.5: Rumor

The Mi Mix 4 and MIUI 13 will be released together. But instead of MIUI 13, Mi Mix 4 will run MIUI 12.5 out of the box. Also, the Mi Pad 5 and Mi CC 11 will be released later. Read More

July 6, 2021:

  • Xiaomi started testing MIUI 13 while new MIUI 12.5 Beta to be discontinued soon: Rumor

As per the new information, Xiaomi has started the first beta of MIUI 13 through Chinese ROM. The test started with MIUI beta version 21.7.6, which means version 21.7.5 will be the last version of MIUI 12. Read More

July 5, 2021:

  • Xiaomi’s MIUI 13 along with Mi Mix 4, Mi CC 11 and Mi Pad 5 to release in August

The latest information from a well-known Weibo blogger claims that Mi Mix 4, Mi CC 11, Mi Pad 5, and MIUI 13 will make their debut around mid to late August, this year. Read More

June 25, 2021:

  • Xiaomi exec mistakenly revealed MIUI 13 will be unveiled in August!

A fresh arrival reveals the launch time period of MIUI 13. Xiaomi’s executive Li Ming freshly shared a new post in the Xiaomi community. He didn’t say it clearly but clues suggest that MIUI 13 will go official in August. Read More

June 23, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 to feature truly reimagined visual design, development is underway!

A known tipster reveals some screen shorts of the upcoming MIUI 13. Following his report, the MIUI files that are being internally tested have adopted a brand-new interface design style. Read More

June 21, 2021:

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 leaked in spy photos, showing MIUI 13

The live images of Mi Mix 4 5G reveal that the 128GB internal storage variant of the phone is running on MIUI 13 OS. Read More

June 10, 2021:

  • Xiaomi reportedly tested the MIUI 13, two years older phones could be eligible for the next MIUI update

Going by the new information by a reliable Weibo blogger, Xiaomi is testing the new MIUI 13. In addition, the tipster also reveals that the smartphones of the last two years will be updated to the new-gen MIUI. Read More

June 15, 2021:

  • Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi Mix 4 to come with MIUI 13

A recent report by a reliable Weibo blogger claims that the smartphone will arrive with Xiaomi’s upcoming MIUI 13 OS. Read More

June 8, 2021:

  • Xiaomi MIUI 13 launch seems imminent as the MIUI Cleaner app gets MIUI 13 support

Recently, the MIUI Cleaner app received V21.05.26.beta, and its changelog revealed that Xiaomi is already adapting its domestic applications to the next generation MIUI 13. Read More

May 11, 2021:

  • Xiaomi won’t introduce MIUI 13 on June 25 while MIUI 12.5 coming on May 13 in India

We have had a report claiming that MIUI 13 will be officially released on June 25, at least in its home country. But as per the new information by Wang Hua, the Public Relations Department of Xiaomi Group, the MIUI 13 update will not launch on June 25th. Read More

May 3, 2021:

  • Xiaomi could announce MIUI 13 in June this year ahead of Google’s Android 12

As per the new information, the MIUI 13’s presentation could be closer than expected. Also, it is reported that Xiaomi to make its debut in the second quarter of 2021, at least in China. Read More.

January 13, 2021:

  • Xiaomi Mi MIX 4, Mi Note 11, and MIUI 13 reference appeared on the official MIUI website

A tipster noticed clues of one or more unannounced Xiaomi smartphones as well as MIUI 13. The second phone he spotted in the website’s HTML code is the successor of Mi 11, that is Mi Note 11. Read More

*This article was originally published on July 6, 2021.

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