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Xiaomi has been releasing updates left, right, and center the past few weeks. These updates have been hitting their budget, mid-range and flagship smartphones. Moreover, the company does not seem to be slowing down. As we reported earlier, the Redmi Note 8 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 are also scheduled to receiving MIUI 12 in July or August.

And at present, Redmi K20 units in India are now receiving the MIUI 12 beta stable update based on Android 10. Xiaomi confirmed the news via an official announcement. By the way, the Chinese and Global variants of the K20 aka Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro aka Redmi K20 Pro received the MIUI 12 update a while back.

As expected, this new version brings all the new MIUI 12 features to the device. The firmware version for the update is V12.0.2.0.QFJINXM. It is being pushed via an OTA update so keep an eye out for the update notification. Moreover, the changelog for the update is massive as you can see below.

redmi k20
Redmi K20 aka Mi 9T

MIUI 12. Yours alone.
System animations
New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
System visuals
Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.
Super wallpapers
New: Super wallpapers break physical boundaries and keep inspiring you with every touch.
Fix: Status bar colors weren’t displayed correctly in the Dark mode
Privacy protection
New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
Floating windows
New: Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn it into a floating window.
New: Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things.
New: You can minimize a floating window using a full screen gesture.
New: You can open an app in a floating window directly from Recents.
Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.
Control center
New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
Fix: Brightness adjustment bar couldn’t be used when Control center was opened for the first time
Fix: Toggle order wasn’t correct on the old toggle panel
Fix: Switching SIM cards crashed the app in some cases
Fix: Accessibility features weren’t available in the editing mode
Dark mode
New: Dark mode support is also provided for third party apps now.
New: Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes.
New: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
New: You can hide private items while casting and minimize the window to multitask.
Always-on display
Fix: Lock screen items were shown on the Always-on display
Lock screen
Fix: Fingerprint unlock didn’t work on Always-on display in some cases
Removed: Lock screen and Always-on display issues in Second space
Home screen
New: Animated Home screen icons are neat and satisfying.
New: We’ve added a new animation for uninstalling apps.
New: Gravitational animations make returning to Home screen look seamless and natural.
New: New Pro mode features and descriptions
Optimization: Pro mode parameter naming
New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.
New: New full screen gestures for switching between apps are available.
New: You can create folders with notes now.
New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.

A few days ago, the company confirmed the update is now available to all Mi 9, Mi 9T, 9T Pro, Redmi K20, K20 Pro devices across the globe. We’re glad to see the update indeed rolling out widely.

This is the stable version of the Indian ROM that is now available to the public and is rolling out over the air (OTA).

Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro aka Redmi K20 Pro

Nonetheless, OTA updates often take longer to arrive since they are pushed out in batches. So those who aren’t willing to wait for the Redmi K20 MIUI 12 stable update can download and install it manually via the Updater app.

  • Device: Redmi K20
  • Codename: davinci
  • Channel: India Stable
  • Version: V12.0.2.0.QFJINXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 3909d01babbb45c8b4475d64637651af

As mentioned earlier, Xiaomi is set to release its new skin for some other devices from its portfolio. You can check out our MIUI 12 update tracker to know when and if your device will be receiving the update.

Update 1 (July 13)

The MIUI 12 stable ROM V12.0.2.0 is now rolling out to all Redmi K20/ Mi 9T devices. Head here for the official announcement post.

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My fascination with Android phones began the moment I got my hands on one. Since then, I've been on a journey to decode the ever-evolving tech landscape, fueled by a passion for both the "how" and the "why." Since 2018, I've been crafting content that empowers users and demystifies the tech world. From in-depth how-to guides that unlock your phone's potential to breaking news based on original research, I strive to make tech accessible and engaging.

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