MIUI 13 release date, features, eligible devices

MIUI is one of the most popular Android ROMs designed exclusively for Xiaomi smartphones. The brand new MIUI 13 will present enhanced features such as new themes, designs, wallpapers, and many more. It will also address one of the most annoying things in Xiaomi smartphones – advertisements. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming MIUI 13 release date, features, eligible devices, etc.

Xiaomi is currently working on the MIUI 13 skin which was expected to launch in the month of August 2021. But according to the latest report by Gizchina, the company is delaying the release. So its Mi Mix 4 and Mi Pad 5 devices will run MIUI 12.5. Xiaomi has delayed its MIUI 13 release as it requires further optimization and the company does not wish a buggy release as happened in the case of MIUI 12.

MIUI 13 Features

Here are the rumored upcoming MIUI 13 features you are waiting for!

  • Touch sensitivity along with improved animations.
  • Animation with a layered rendering system.
  • Playing in small window mode in a new way.
  • Desktop icons are improved.
  • Memory fusion technology: additional virtual RAM.
  • New fonts and sound effects.
  • New touch experience.
  • Ram flexibility feature of memory expansion and extension.
  • Themes are more minimalistic with newer iconography.
  • More add-on instant editing features along with scrolling screenshots.
  • Always-on display with improved MIUI.
  • Airplane mode with a scheduling option as per users’ needs.
  • App pinning in the share menu.
  • The quick reply option is improved with a wider acceptance on different apps.
  • Improvement on dark mode support and scheduling.
  • One-time permissions access option.
  • Scoped storage
  • Turbocharge function.
  • Power-saving mode with a better monochrome.
  • Missed or older notifications management.
  • Enhancements in the mainline project.
  • Privacy and security features are improved.
  • Reduction of advertisements counts.
  • Increased system speed and response speed.

These are some of the MIUI 13 expected features and now let’s get into more specific.

New Animations, Themes, and Icons

MIUI 13 is coming with optimized animations to the custom interface. MIUI 12 came with major changes in mobile screen animation effects and the upcoming MIUI 13 will be coming with another next level of animation effects. Xiaomi is collecting data and feedback through surveys from the users for the improvements in the upcoming MIUI updates.

Wallpapers-based themes with smoother and more natural animations which include new designs for system icons. With the help of a new tool provided in the update, users can create their own super-live wallpapers. In the same way, users can design various wallpaper by using their own photos and videos. This is one of the most exciting features for all Xiaomi users.

Fast Charging and Power Management

MIUI 13 Release Date, Features, Eligible Devices

This is one of the areas where MIUI 13 is hardly working on improving its power optimization. As a result, this feature will help Xiaomi to introduce “low battery mode” across all its devices. This can be achieved by optimizing the overall user interface to consume lesser resources hence less power. It also offers “multiple battery modes”. In extreme situations even there is an option of “ultra power-saving mode”.

New Always-On Display

It is expected to get an update on the MIUI always-on display from the trickle-down effect of Android 12. There will be changes from its general overhaul of MIUI. Optimization and enhancements are ongoing in such a way that always-on display will be adapted to the various lighting situations automatically and for showing notifications in an automated way with a show or hide as per users choices.

New Always-On Display of MIUI 13
MIUI 13 Always-on display

Without opening the smartphone lock or turning on the screen now users can see the time, date, and notifications. The AOD comes with a display-on feature for showing time and date without literally turning on the screen.

Airplane Mode with Scheduling Option

Now in the upcoming MIUI 13 users can schedule the airplane mode to turn ON or turn OFF as per users’ needs. Although there are plans to add some other scheduling options by Xiaomi in MIUI updates, this is the latest feature expected to arrive in the MIUI 13 update.

App Pinning on the Share Screen

App pinning on the share screen is one of the features that help many users to get the ability to pin their most-used apps to the window that opens every time you tap on the Share button from anywhere on your phone.

Advanced Privacy Options

Serving ads within the interface by the MIUI faced much criticism and that lost confidence of many users in the case of privacy. The company hopes that by the release of MIUI 13 these issues shall be cleared. The new update may add many new settings and options to streamline your privacy factor on the device. This has been in line with the new privacy analytics that Google premiered with Android 12.

Notifications Management

The notifications management has been made much easier than before. We can see the improvement of this segment with MIUI 13. Users can adjust notification alerts based on more customizable factors. There are more options to manage incoming alerts and they may be further unified into a slide-down menu and quick settings options on the new MIUI.

Memory Fusion Technology

The upcoming MIUI 13 will come with memory fusion technology. This is similar to the virtual RAM feature present on some smartphones like Vivo and OPPO.

Floating Game Windows

The upcoming MIUI 13 will also come with a new floating game window. This will allow users to run the games in a small window mode.

Improvements in User Interface

Improvements in the overall user experience are expected in MIUI 13. There will be several changes in the latest upgrade which includes capturing users’ eyes while using a smartphone. The company is working hard to add more realistic interface gestures in upcoming updates.

MIUI 13 Leaked Design Revealed

MIUI 13 Leaked Design of File Manager Revealed 

The above photo represents the leaked design of the upcoming MIUI 13. The new design of the MIUI File Manager has been revealed. You can see that which introduces some new UI elements, animations, and redesigned Mi Drive page. As per these details, we can conclude that there are no major changes from the old version of the MIUI File Manager application.

MIUI 13 Update Download

The MIUI 13 Update download will be performed in a gradual manner just like it was doing in general. At first, the beta version of the update will be released to a few selections of users followed by the stable version for all the compatible devices. The timeline of the MIUI 13 update rollout, you can check on our section titled MIUI 13 Release Date.

MIUI 13 Eligible Devices

Devices expected to get MIUI 13 update

The upcoming Android skin is expected to bring significant improvements over the last MIUI 12.5. The new MIUI 13 is expected to arrive on Xiaomi phones including Redmi and POCO from 2019 or newer. The devices we have listed here are received MIUI 12 updates and are expected to get MIUI 13 Updates.

You can check whether your device is listed or not for MIUI 13 update.

MIUI 13 Poco Update List

  • Poco X3 NFC
  • Poco F3 GT
  • Poco X3 (Non-NFC)
  • Poco X3 Pro
  • Poco M3
  • Poco M2 Pro
  • Poco M2
  • Poco F2 Pro / Poco X2 Pro
  • Poco X2
  • Poco C3
  • Poco M3 Pro 5G

MIUI 13 Redmi Update List

  • Redmi K40
  • Redmi K40 Pro
  • Redmi K40 Pro+
  • Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Edition
  • Redmi K30 Ultra
  • Redmi K30 5G
  • Redmi K30i 5G
  • Redmi K30 5G Racing
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  • Redmi K30 Pro Zoom
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9S
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Redmi 9 Prime
  • Redmi 9i
  • Redmi 9
  • Redmi 9A
  • Redmi 9C
  • Redmi 10X Pro 5G
  • Redmi 10X 5G
  • Redmi 10X 4G
  • Redmi 9
  • Redmi K20 Pro Premium
  • Redmi K30
  • Redmi K20 Pro

MIUI 13 Mi Update List

  • Mi 11 Ultra
  • Mi 11
  • Mi 11 Pro
  • Mi 11X
  • Mi 11X Pro
  • Mi 11 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T-Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer

MIUI 13 Black Shark Update List

  • Black Shark 3 Pro
  • Black Shark 3
  • Black Shark 2 Pro
  • Black Shark 2
  • Black Shark 3S

All the devices listed above are eligible for MIUI 13 Update, but kindly note that this is not an official list. So if your devices are not on the list, do not worry! Patiently wait until Xiaomi announces the device list officially.

MIUI 13 Release Date

MIUI 13 was supposed to launch in the month of August 2021 but Xiaomi has delayed the release of the same. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun on August 3rd, 2021 said on his personal Weibo that the MIUI team will accept suggestions from everyone but the prime target of the team is to concentrate on enhancing the core experience of MIUI 13. They are also focusing on solving the basic experience issues.

The CEO also pointed that he is getting a lot of questions regarding whether MIUI 13 will be announced in the “Annual Speech of 2021” which will be held on August 10th, 2021 by Lei Jun. He concluded with a statement that saying MIUI 13 will be released at the end of the year 2021. Xiaomi requires further optimization period time to fix the bugs since the company does not want the release to happen just the same as in the case of MIUI 12 and does not want to let it out prematurely. This is in order to live up to everyone’s expectations.

MIUI 13 TO LAUNCH AT THE END OF THE YEAR 2021

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun message on Weibo regarding MIUI 13 to launch at the end of the year
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun statement on Weibo

He also announced that there will not be any announcement in the Xiaomi automobile. The company is intensively advancing in the automobile project and it is still in the early stage. Lei Jun promised that he will be reporting as soon as possible when the company has made any significant progress.

Final Thoughts

So, we hope that through this article we could convey about the next generation UI from Xiaomi the MIUI 13. We’d really appreciate it if you can comment your views on the upcoming MIUI 13 upgrade, features, and various new technologies that Xiaomi has working on.

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