Late 2020 Flagship Killers, the Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro 5G Get the MIUI 12.5 Update in India.

The Mi 10T and the Mi 10T Pro 5G, bang for the buck smartphones in 2020, get the MIUI 12.5 Update, with a whole not of new features and customization. Read to find out more....

Both the Mi 10T and the Mi 10T Pro (5G) were launched in late 2020. The Mi 10T had a 144 Hz IPS LCD screen with 1080P Resolution, premium materials for the build, the Snapdragon 865 chipset, triple camera setup with a 64 MP Main Sensor, had the capability to shoot 8K at 30FPS. It had a 5000 MAH battery with 33W Fast Charging and Stereo Speakers. All these excellent specifications for only 32,000 INR, it was serious value for money.

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The Mi 10T Pro 5G had a considerable upgrade in the camera department with a 108 MP Sensor, and the rest of the specifications were similar to the Mi 10T. The Mi 10T Pro 5G was priced in India 36,999. Not going to lie, these smartphone are serious value for money and are considerable phones even in Mid 2021.

Both these smartphones shipped with Android 10 out of the box.

It is good to see that the MIUI 12.5 June update with the latest June security patch has started rolling out on these two devices. The Mi 10 Pro was not launched in India, so we are not covering that device here. Since both the Mi 10T Pro and Mi 10T run on a common build of MIUI, the duo of smartphones gets updates together.

Countrywide, this update has started rolling out as “Stable Beta”.

So, it is right now available only to a few users, but wider rollout will obviously begin very soon. Earlier this year, both these smartphones were updated to Android with MIUI 12. These two smartphones are also eligible for the MIUI 13 update, for sure.

MIUI 12.5 has a lot of changes, here is the official changelog:


Updated Android Security Patch to June 2021.
Increased System Security.
Stable MIUI based on Android 11 (Only for the 9T Pro and 9 Pro 5G. The other two get MIUI 12.5 Only)
Xiaomi Cloud Changes
Status Bar Changes
Notification Center to come with a shade, new look
‘GPS’ toggle is now renamed as ‘Location’.
Consumes less memory and is more battery efficient
Optimizes and manages memory better
Optimizes system apps and offers better graphics rendering
UI Changes
New startup sounds and animations
New Gestures
Dedicated wallpaper personalization
Option to share approximate location
Better browser experience and security report
New Feature: Location info can now be reported automatically before the device is powered off.

This looks like a whole slew of new features, changes and quality of life improvements that are coming with MIUI 12.5. A lot of customization as well.

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Of course, with MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11, you get the whole slew of features that come with the eleventh version of Android.

To ensure a bug and hassle free experience, Xiaomi is rolling out this update in stages, so a wider update rollout will happen surely in the next few days, for all variants, Global, Indian, European, etc.

If you want to manually update your device, you can do that in your settings app. Tap on “about phone”. Look for “Check for updates” after tapping on the MIUI Logo.

With that being said, let us know down below what you think about MIUI 12.5 on these two smartphones.

Thanks a lot for reading.

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Chandan is the founder of Xiaomi Central. He’s also a tech journalist at dealntech. He writes on Mobile and Android-related news. Keeping the contents as simple as possible with proper information is his goal. He enjoys researching all kinds of tech products, especially fascinating latest mobile phones and gadgets. In his free time, he loves playing mobile games.

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