During yesterday’s Xiaomi 12 launch event, the Chinese tech giant unveiled the MIUI 13 custom case. It did so after the company launched MIUI 12 last April and MIUI 12.5 in December. Although MIUI 13 does not make any major changes compared to the current updated version of MIUI 12.5, Xiaomi claims that the overall fluidity has been increased to 52% and offers a smoother experience. The new MIUI 13 focuses on improving the processing power of the main applications while charging.
Interestingly, this time Xiaomi has divided its MIUI user interface into three categories: MIUI 13, MIUI 13 Pad and MIUI 13 Fold. This means that the software is optimized for smartphones, tablets and clamshells. MIUI Watch, MIUI Home, MIUI TV and Xiaomi Smart Devices were also launched. The firmware update for MIUI 13 and MIUI 13 Pad will be available for the first batch of devices in China from the end of January 2022.
MIUI 13 Rollout Schedule
The international version will be available from the first quarter of 2022. The MIUI 13 Fold firmware update will be available from the end of April 2022.
#1. Devices suitable for MIUI 13 (Group I)
China (end of January 2022): Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12X, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11. International markets (first quarter 2022): Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11, Mi 11i, Mi 11X Pro, Mi 11X, Redmi 10, Redmi 10 Prime, Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, Redmi Note 8 (2021), Xiaomi 11T Pro, Xiaomi 11T, Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, Redmi Note 10 , Mi 11 Lite 5G, Mi 11 Lite, Redmi Note 10 JE.
#2. List of eligible MIUI 13 Pad (Group I)
- China (late January 2022): Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro and Xiaomi Pad 5.
- International markets (first quarter 2022): Xiaomi Pad 5.
#3. Eligible list For MIUI 13 Fold
- China (end of April 2022): Wednesday MIX Fold.
MIUI Features and Configurations
MIUI 13 has a new mechanism that prevents the destruction of the writing capacity in the background and reduces it up to 5% in 36 months with Atomized and Liquid Storage technology and increases the useful life of the devices.
MIUI 13 comes with a new font called MiSans. The company says it’s a simple font that is optimized for Chinese and English for a clear, easy-to-read display. This font is part of the Dynamic Font System 2.0 and inherits the characteristics of OpenType, which means that the height of the space bar is automatically adjusted to upper and lower case.
MIUI 13 brings the beta version of Mi Smart Hub, which offers a more connected experience between smart devices. Users can search for nearby devices with Mi Smart Hub and swipe to allow sharing and access to content such as playback, music and even applications across multiple devices. Thanks to Apple, Xiaomi has now introduced 13 dynamic widgets with MIUI.
The company has been testing this feature since August 2021, and some of these widgets are similar to other custom skins. It may not pave the way for international versions. There are new dynamic backgrounds, face verification protection, document watermarks and communication fraud protection.
Other noteworthy features include minigame widgets, countdown timers, drink water reminders, what to do today, and more. There is a customizable Xiao AI virtual assistant that allows users to create their own custom avatar for Xiao AI virtual assistant in China. There are more than 50 garments and accessories. MIUI 13 protects users from unwanted calls / sms, malicious programs and malicious file transfers.
MIUI 13 interface For Pad
With the new Mi Magic Center, users can manage Xiaomi system products under one roof. However, only a few select devices are compatible with the Mi Magic Center. MIUI 13 Pad supports floating windows and application windows can be resized to your liking. Xiaomi products with MIUI 13 can now be synchronized with each other.
Users can carry out their activities on the tablet exactly where they left off on their smartphone. With MIUI 13 Pad, Xiaomi has now adapted 3,000 applications.