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Original story (published on May 19) follows:

Xiaomi launched MIUI 12 in China back in late April 2020. At the time, only select devices were allowed into the beta testing program.

The company did reveal a release timeline for the MIUI 12 update, but this was also limited to the Chinese market. Over there, the stable rollout is expected to begin next month and continue rolling out well into July and probably August 2020.

Ahead of this rollout, the Chinese company has unveiled the global MIUI 12 update to the masses. We already knew about this event and now we have the confirmation from Xiaomi regarding eligible devices and availability of the software.

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Xiaomi devices eligible for global MIUI 12 update

Xiaomi discontinued the beta testing program for the global MIUI. Instead, interested device owners can get to taste new MIUI updates ahead of others via the Mi Pilot program that delivers a near-stable version.

A Beta Stable MIUI ROM is meant for a limited set of users to ensure that only a small number is affected by any issues the developers may have missed while testing the software internally. It’s the same version that eventually rolls out publicly if everything goes well.


As it stands, the first global MIUI 12 beta firmware will begin rolling out next week to select users. The wider rollout to the Mi 9, Mi 9T, Mi 9T Pro, Redmi K20, and Redmi K20 Pro will get going throughout June 2020 as part of phase 1 of the exercise.

According to Xiaomi, the following devices will be upgraded to the global MIUI 12 update in phase 2 of the rollout. At the moment, no specific date is known regarding the commencement of phase 2, although it should depend on how phase 1 pans out.

  1. Redmi Note 7
  2. Redmi Note 7 Pro
  3. Redmi Note 8 Pro
  4. Redmi Note 9
  5. Pocophone F1/Poco F1
  6. Mi 10 Pro
  7. Mi 10
  8. Poco F2 Pro
  9. Poco X2
  10. Mi 10 Lite
  11. Mi 8 Lite
  12. Mi 8 Pro
  13. Mi 8
  14. Mi 9 Lite
  15. Mi 9 SE
  16. Mi Mix 3
  17. Mi Mix 2s
  18. Mi Mix 2
  19. Mi Max 3
  20. Mi Note 3
  21. Mi Note 10
  22. Mi Note 10 Lite
  23. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  24. Redmi Note 9 Pro
  25. Redmi Note 9S
  26. Redmi Note 8T
  27. Redmi Note 8
  28. Redmi 8
  29. Redmi 8A
  30. Redmi 8A Dual/Pro
  31. Redmi Note 7S
  32. Redmi 7
  33. Redmi 7A
  34. Redmi Note 6 Pro
  35. Redmi 6 Pro
  36. Redmi 6
  37. Redmi 6A
  38. Redmi Note 5/Note 5 Pro
  39. Redmi S2/Redmi Y2
  40. Redmi Y3


Global MIUI 12 release date

As noted above, Xiaomi also confirmed the availability details of the global MIUI 12 update. Apparently, the first devices (phase 1) will get it in June followed by the second batch at an unknown date, probably in July 2020.

The global MIUI 12 update is expected to continue rolling out to more devices deep into Q3 2020. It’s worth noting that not every device that gets MIUI 12 will also be upgraded to Android 11. For details of the Xiaomi Android 11 update, route here.

Update 1 (May 26)

The beta update to MIUI 12 for the Mi9, Mi9T and the Mi9T Pro has been released. Head here for more details.

Update 2 (May 29)

The Pocophone F1 may or may not get an update to MIUI 13. Head here for more details.

Update 3 (June 2)

The Pocophone F1 is expected to go into beta testing for the update to MIUI 12. Head here for more details.

Update 4 (June 3)

The update to MIUI 12 for the Pocophone F1 will be available by July end. Head here for more details.

Update 5 (June 10)

Pilot testing for the beta stable update to MIUI 12 for the Redmi Note 7 series, Redmi Note 8 Pro and the Poco F1 is now live. Head here for more coverage.

Update 6 (June 11)

The MIUI 12 beta testing recruitment for the Poco F1 is now live globally except for India. Head here for more details.

Update 7 (June 28)

The stable update to MIUI 12 will be live soon for more devices. Head here for more details.

Update 8 (July 2)

The MIUI 12 update roadmap phases have been revealed, with no mention of Poco F1 anywhere. Head here for more details.

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