Xiaomi unveiled MIUI 14 along with the Xiaomi 13 series and Watch S2 at the launch event yesterday. The next version of MIUI is based on Android 13. Xiaomi’s latest Android skin is more focused on better optimization and faster operations. The company says that it has reduced the number of pre-installed apps and more of them can be easily uninstalled.
MIUI 14 brings new widgets, customizable folders, avatars, skins, and much more. Xiaomi has revealed the MIUI 14 update schedule and the list of devices that will receive it in the coming days. Here’s everything you need to know about MIUI 14 running Android 13.
MIUI 14: what’s new?
Xiaomi has announced all the features that users will see in MIUI 14. Let’s check them out.
Uninstall more system apps
Xiaomi says that they want users to have a clean user interface experience which is why they are going to release MIUI 14 with less bloatware. Not just this, but users will be able to uninstall more pre-installed apps on smartphones. Except for eight apps, any other app can be uninstalled from the Xiaomi or Redmi phone that will ship with MIUI 14. You can check the icons of all eight apps from the image above.
Large and changeable icons
MIUI 14 makes the interface more colorful. To make the visual experience more engaging, Xiaomi has increased the size of its app. Each app icon will have four available sizes. Users will be able to customize icons as per their likes. The company says these small changes make a big difference. On the desktop, there will be a pet on the home screen that performs some actions.
Xiaomi MIUI 14 Interactive Virtual Pet Tool pic.twitter.com/njXTf3v3Gq
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With MIUI 14, Xiaomi has used an improved Photon Engine that has made deep improvements with third-party apps. It delves into the Linux kernel for optimization, and is jointly debugged with mainstream third-party applications one by one. The company claims that the Photon Engine in MIUI 14 increases fluency by 88% and reduces power consumption by 16%.
Family service jobs
MIUI 14 introduces new Family Service functions. Up to 9 people from the same family are now allowed to share services with their loved ones. It has shared cloud space where gold and above members can share cloud space with independent data. It also has a shared photo album that collects family memories and can be set as a screensaver.
Other MIUI 14 features:
- A new bonding experience
- Clean up the app
- Notification management
- Better protection and privacy
- Bilingual translations in real time
- Connect MIUI
- Control across devices
- Mijia (home control)
MIUI 14 update schedule
As of now, Xiaomi has only revealed the timeline for which devices will receive the update in the first phase. The phones mentioned below will receive the MIUI update from January 2023. On the other hand, Xiaomi tablets will start receiving the MIUI 14 update from April 2023. The update schedule for India is still unknown at the moment.
MIUI 14 update: All Xiaomi and Redmi phones that will get the new update
Xiaomi has revealed the list of devices that will receive the MIUI 14 update, and here is the full list.
- 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 phone
- Redmi K50 Extreme Edition
- Redmi K50 Gaming Edition
The company has not yet announced the full list of devices that will receive the latest version update. The list of Poco phones is expected to be announced soon as well.
Here is a list of the tablets that will receive the MIUI 14 update.
- Mi Pad 5 Pro 12.4.0 Update
- Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G
- Mi Pad 5 Pro
- my painting 5
- redmi panel