The Redmi K50 series and Xiaomi 12 series smartphones will be the first to support MIUI 14.
Xiaomi presented MIUI 14 at a virtual event where the firm also introduced its flagship smartphone line, the Xiaomi 13 series. At the event, the Chinese company also unveiled the Xiaomi Mini PC, Xiaomi Watch S2, and Xiaomi Buds 4. The debut of the new custom skin was originally scheduled for December 1, but the firm postponed the occasion. According to the company, the most recent upgrade will boost memory use thanks to optimized firmware, increase app memory efficiency, and cap the number of pre-loaded apps that cannot be offloaded at eight.
Rollout timetable for MIUI 14
The MIUI 14 will be released by Xiaomi starting in January 2023 for the Xiaomi 12s Ultra, Xiaomi 12S Pro, Xiaomi 12S, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition, Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2, Redmi K50 Pro, Redmi K50 Extreme Edition, Redmi K50 Gaming Edition, and Redmi K50, according to the company’s official handle on Chinese microblogging website Weibo.
Tablets running the Mi Pad 5 Pro 12.4, Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G, Mi Pad 5 Pro (Wi-Fi), Mi Pad 5, and Redmi Pad will start receiving the MIUI 14 update starting in April 2023.
The release date of MIUI 14 in international countries, including India, has not yet been confirmed by Xiaomi. A list of other devices that are qualified for the most recent system upgrade has not yet been released by the corporation.
Features of MIUI 14
According to Xiaomi, the most recent MIUI 14 upgrade is based on Project Razor in order to make the system as light as possible. According to the firm, the photon engine in MIUI 14 is based on the Android kernel, which third-party app developers can access.
Xiaomi claims that compared to MIUI 13, the system is 60% smoother and more fluid in high-performance scenarios. Additionally, it has been asserted that third-party programmes’ energy consumption has decreased by 22%.
In order to preserve space, MIUI 14 introduces capabilities that let users compress infrequently used applications, save only one duplicate copy of a file, and clean up unused applications.
It is also stated that connectivity on MIUI 14 has been enhanced, with MIUI Interconnection now enhancing earphone discovery speed by 50%, mobile TV connectivity speed by 12%, and the speed of image transfer during streaming by 77%.
Xiaomi has made minimalistic personalization changes that the company describes as “little changes [that] make a huge difference.” On MIUI 14, there are now 4 sizes available for customizing icons. The business has also included a function that lets users put stickers of flowers and animals on their home screens.
According to the firm, MIUI 14’s notification system has been enhanced to lessen clutter and memory usage.
The MIUI 14 system has been enhanced to ensure that computational data for over 30 system situations is all saved locally rather than in the cloud, protecting user privacy. On MIUI 14, local text and image extraction will be carried out.
According to Xiaomi, MIUI 14 also enhanced its real-time bilingual subtitles features for video conferencing, recording, and translations to be more private.