Xiaomi Launched MIUI 12.5 - Adds New features and Privacy Improvements

MIUI 12.5
MIUI 12.5

At a yesterday event, along with its new Mi 11 Phone, Xiaomi announced it's brand new MIUI 12.5, the update brings some Privacy enhancements as well as new features like Super Wallpapers, System optimization, and more.

MIUI 12.5 Performance Improvements

MIUI 12.5 Performance Improvements
MIUI 12.5 Performance Improvements

Now with MIUI 12.5, Xiaomi Phone's use about 20% fewer cores, 35% less background memory, and reduced Power Consumption by 25%. MIUI 12.5 brings one more appealing feature which lets you uninstall default applications from your Smartphone, making it more powerful, faster, and lighter than ever before.

Privacy Improvements

This time Xiaomi is a little more serious about User's Privacy, so the MIUI 12.5 brings some new Privacy Related features like SandBox Mechanism, Fuzzy Positioning, and Clipboard Protection. However, these new features look kinda referenced from Apple iOS 14.

Clipboard protection

MIUI 12.5 brings the Clipboard Protection feature that brings Privacy protection to clipboard feature on MIUI 12.5 devices, the feature tracks, and shows which application reads data from Clipboard content and has recording access.

SandBox Mechanism

Now with the SandBox mechanism, users will be able to Keep photos and their Data separate instead of giving apps access to all of your phone's photos and Data. You can now independently choose what data is going to be accessed by the App.

Fuzzy Positioning

Now it's an Interesting feature, now with the Fuzzy Positioning, the MIUI 12.5 will keep your current location hidden. Basically what it does is, it will disguise the user's location a few meters away from the actual current location of the user, rather than revealing the actual location.

Super Wallpapers in MIUI 12.5

Super Wallpapers in MIUI 12.5
Super Wallpapers in MIUI 12.5

The MIUI 12.5 adds some new locations in the Super Wallpaper mode. Previously, there was only Earth & Mars Super Wallpapers. One of them is the Snow mountain taken from Mount Siguniang which day to night matching your local time. 

The Super Wallpaper feature in MIUI 12.5 now consumes 40% less power, keeping the Power Consumption and lags to low as possible.

New Notification sounds & Haptic Feedback

The MIUI 12.5 adds some new notification sounds from four major habitats including the South American Rainforest, Australia, East African grassland, and the Arctic Circle, and improved Haptic Feedback.

List of compatible Smartphones for MIUI 12.5

  1. Mi 10 Pro
  2. Mi 10 Ultra
  3. Mi 10
  4. Mi 10 Youth Edition
  5. Redmi K30
  6. Redmi K30 5G
  7. Redmi K30 Pro 5G
  8. Redmi K30i 5G
  9. Redmi K30S Ultra
  10. Redmi K30 Ultra
  11. Mi 9
  12. Mi 9 SE
  13. Mi CC9e
  14. Mi CC9 Pro
  15. Redmi K20
  16. Redmi K20 Pro
  17. Redmi 10X 5G
  18. Redmi 10X Pro 5G
  19. Redmi Note 9 5G
  20. Redmi Note 7
  21. Redmi Note 7 Pro

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