[Updated] MIUI 12 (Android 11) development may begin soon as Xiaomi suspends MIUI 11 beta updates

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on March 23, 2020) follows:

In an official announcement made earlier today (March 23, 2020) detailing the incoming update version MIUI 11 beta 20.3.23, Xiaomi’s development team has revealed some interesting news that fans will relish.

In the announcement, the team revealed that this week will mark the last week of MIUI 11 beta updates, suggesting that the development of the next MIUI 12 update based on Android 11 may actually begin pretty soon.

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Xiaomi will stop MIUI 11 beta updates from next week (Source 1, 2)

When loosely translated (via Google Translate), the highlighted section in the screenshot above says this week’s MIUI 11 beta update, which is expected to arrive on March 26, will be the final release in the MIUI 11 beta channel.

Hi everyone! This week is the last week of the development version of MIUI 11, and it will be suspended for a period of time starting next week. I believe that good things will happen.

Xiaomi also says the MIUI beta program will be suspended after this week, further adding more weight to the suggestion that MIUI 12 update development is around the corner. If anything, this could mean an earlier release for the internal beta, which is allegedly scheduled for September 2020.

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Redmi K30

In a roadmap that leaked a while ago, it has also been claimed the public beta update will arrive in October with the stable version scheduled for December 2020.

This isn’t the first time details of the MIUI 12 update are showing up on PiunikaWeb. Not long ago, we reported about some of the features to expect when the update arrives, among them full system dark mode, 16:9 display aspect ratio, new GUI and multiple clone app support.

Update 1 (March 24, 2020)

An alleged list of Xiaomi/Redmi devices that are expected to lead the way in receiving the MIUI 12 update has surfaced online. Check out the full story here.

Update 2 (April 21, 2020)

Xiaomi is set to unveil the Mi10 Youth Edition and MIUI 12 thorugh an online conference on April 27. Head here for more details.

Update 3 (April 27, 2020)

Beta testing for MIUI 12 starts with early access registerations. Head here for more coverage.

Update 4 (April 27)

While the internal beta program will kick-start in a few hours, Xiaomi has now revealed that the stable MIUI 12 update is planned to be released by the end of June. Here’s a translation of what the OEM said in their latest Weibo post:

[# MIUI12 # release plan]
The stable version will be fully upgraded at the end of June. If you want to get the first experience, you can apply for the internal test today and start to push it at 18:00 tonight!

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