First incremental MIUI 12 update for Poco X2 finally arrives, tags along October security patch & probably more

The frenzy that has been the MIUI 12 rollout seems to be settling as we slowly draw to the conclusion of this deployment.

Save for a handful of eligible units, many Xiaomi devices that were set to get updated to this new skin on top of Android have received it. Check out our dedicated MIUI 12 tracker for more.


From here, it is back to ‘regular programming’ as MIUI 12 devices are set to begin getting incremental updates.

Today, users of the Poco X2 are in luck as their device is finally getting an incremental update on top of MIUI 12.

The update, according to the changelog, brings with it the updated October 2020 security patch. But that can’t be all, right?

Xiaomi Poco X2
Xiaomi Poco X2

Well, the update weighs in at a rather hefty 470MB and while the changelog only cites the updated security patch level, this could also carry with it a bunch of optimizations.

This new update for the Poco X2 bears software version number V12.0.2.0.QGHINXM, coming after the MIUI 12 rollout we saw back in August.


-Updated Android Security Patch to October 2020. Increased system security.

This update should be hitting devices as an OTA. That said, if you’re not patient enough, you might want to manually install this update on your device using the link below.

  • Device: Poco X2
  • Codename: PHOENIXININ
  • Channel: India Stable
  • Version: V12.0.2.0.QGHINXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 39fa49d8fc9f65ea8ae36bc22fb8013f

This update comes right on time as users were beginning to feel ‘forgotten’ after bagging the update to MIUI 12.

When will come next MIUI update in Poco x2, There is No security patch update/No Software update in past 3 months. Ch & Eu Roms get regular Updates. In Indian Rom developers doesn’t care & consider Customers Value. “It will ruined our trust in Poco

miui 12 poco x2

From here on, we should see more and more devices that now run MIUI 12 getting incremental builds that go to address some of the issues reported with initial MIUI 12 builds or just updating the system security patch levels.

We shall be here to update you as and when these other devices bag subsequent updates.

You might, therefore, want to keep an eye on our dedicated Xiaomi section for more.

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