Xiaomi’s own custom skin MIUI is one of the most popular and widely used ROM based on Android OS worldwide. Even the custom ROM developers have developed MIUI ROM for so many other devices as well. MIUI 10 is currently the latest and stable version offered by Xiaomi. It is much lighter and faster than its predecessor MIUI 9. Now, Xiaomi is all set to launch MIUI 11 officially and globally. MIUI 11 is a newer version and still is in the development stage. Only a few Xiaomi device models will get the Android Q update in future but due to the custom skin, most of the Xiaomi devices will receive MIUI 11 for sure. But it may also take some time than expected. Here in this article, we will share with you features of MIUI 11: List of Xiaomi devices getting MIUI 11 update.
The China-based smartphone OEM is dedicated to its MIUI updates and improvements. Though the company isn’t that fast or frequent in terms of providing the Android updates or latest security patches. Xiaomi always tries to put most of the customizations and features to its MIUI version. That’s even a benefit in terms of the Xiaomi user.
Additionally, Xiaomi also mentioned that they will improve the whole UI and design than previous with visible changes like animations, themes, icons, battery mode, etc.
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MIUI 11 First Look and Screenshots
Xiaomi has recently started a closed beta program for the MIUI Android Q beta testing for the Xiaomi Mi 9 smartphone. Around 400 beta testers have joined the program and now XDA Developers has released a first look of the upcoming MIUI version which will be based on Android 10.
Though the beta testing software doesn’t include that much features right now, the MIUI Home launcher is quite improved than the MIUI 10 launcher. A new app monitoring system called Screen Time appears on the that appears on the app vault must be highly imitated by Digital Wellbeing feature. This time Xiaomi may put the search bar at the bottom of the display with new icons and fonts.
It also offers a simple swipe gesture from bottom to up for app drawer menu. Some of the reports are coming out that this time Xiaomi MIUI launcher will come with dedicated app drawer button as well. While the most popular feature of Android Q is advanced permissions and system-wide dark mode. The new MIUI version will also include both the features with its stable update.
Check out some screenshots below:
However, we have to wait for the official Global Beta update for it and then global stable update. Right now, the Android Q Beta has some of the bugs itself and Google will gonna fix all of those issues. So, China Beta build also needs to improve itself. In this screenshot, we won’t get any Google Apps as well due to China ROM. Though the Google Play Services framework has been installed already. You will get Google Assistant on the Google Search Bar of the home screen.
MIUI 11 Features
Xiaomi has already announced a list of the new features which will include in MIUI 11. Even some of the upcoming features will also be added in the future. First of all, MIUI 11 will bring the system-wide Dark Mode which is a native feature of Android Q. However, right now most of the apps and browsers support the dark theme and becomes a trend. It usually improved the low light user reading experience, saves battery a lot, and reduce eye strains. Whereas, some other features like face unlock, new sounds, status bar, power saving mode, etc also available. Here we have mentioned all the features which will you get in MIUI 11.
- Dark Mode
- Faster Face Unlock + Fingerprint Unlock
- Automatic Screenshot Management
- Unlock by voice command
- New App Drawer
- New sound effects (partly with Dolby)
- Improved AI Features
- Status bar optimization
- Battery charge status on an info screen
- Private albums for videos
- Refreshed icons and Smoother Animations
- Improved energy saving functions like Monochrome
Upcoming Features in Future
- Improved energy saving function
- New loading animation
- Child mode (Discontinued in MIUI 10)
- Emergency contact on lock screen/lock screen
- Stereo sound for games via Bluetooth
- Improved management of app permissions
- An 18:9 Photo clippings
- Standard-Sim for certain contacts (with Dual-Sim)
- Improved information about the user data in the hotspot
- Messages can be dormant for a certain period of time.
MIUI 11: List of Xiaomi devices getting MIUI 11 update
Now, if you’re a Xiaomi device user and want to get the much-awaited MIUI 11 update on your handset as well, then follow the full list of Xiaomi devices which may get MIUI update possibly.
Xiaomi Mi Series Devices: MIUI 11
- Xiaomi Mi9
- Mi Mix 3
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
- Mi Mix 2
- Mi Mix 1
- Xiaomi Mi 6X
- Mi 6
- Mi Notes 2
- Xiaomi Mi Notes 3
- Mi 5X
- Mi 5c
- Xiaomi Mi 5s
- Mi 5s Plus
- Mi Max
- Xiaomi Mi Play
- Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
- Xiaomi Mi 9T
- Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
- Xiaomi Mi CC9
- Xiaomi Mi CC9E
Redmi Series Devices: MIUI 11
- Xiaomi Redmi Y3
- Redmi Note 7 / Note 7 Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 / Note 6 Pro
- Redmi 6 / 6A
- Redmi 7
- Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro
- Redmi S2
- Redmi 5 Plus
- Xiaomi Redmi 5
- Redmi Note 5A
- Redmi Note 5 / Note 5 Pro
- Xioami Redmi 5A
- Redmi K20 / K20 Pro
Xiaomi Mi Pad Tablet Series
- Mi Pad 4
- Mi Pad 4 Plus
Xiaomi Poco Series Tablet Series
- Xiaomi Poco F1
However, please make a note that this is not an official or final announcement by the company yet. But based on the device popularity or release date or specification compatibility, we can expect the upcoming update. There is no time frame revealed as well to roll out the update for now. We need to wait for a few more weeks or months to get more leaks and reports.