Google recently released Beta 4.1 for Android 12 to address Beta 4 bugs and complete platform APIs and system-facing behaviors. This year, Android OEMs are back in the Android beta system, but we’ve just seen them pull out the skin, the vanilla Android builds. Most of them did not release the beta release for Android 12. Now, however, we are approaching the official release of Google’s 12th edition. That should happen next month, and for this reason, companies are now tightening their beta testing. Xiaomi is now restarting its Android 12 beta system, this time with MIUI 12 in tow. Today, the Mi 11 gets the first beta based on Android 12 with MIUI 12 running on top.
Xiaomi has now released the MIUI 12 beta in China with Android 12 as the basic software version. You should be aware that this closed beta formulation only refers to the Chinese version of Mi 11. For that reason, it will require Google Play Services or pre-installed Google apps. Compared to the Android-based MIUI 12 / MIUI 12.5 built-in, some features are incomplete or not at all in the A12 build. In addition, Chinese and English language options only.
Common file recovery packages. However, you will need an authorized Mi account for Beta testers to download the update. Many advanced users will eventually find a way to turn this update on with a custom recovery like TWRP.
MANY DEVICES SHOULD GET ANDROID 12-BASED MIUI 12 BETA IN THE NEXT DAYS
At the moment, it is unclear whether other devices in the Mi 11 family will get these keys based on Android 12. It is noteworthy that Android 12 Beta has been made available in Mi 11 Ultra, and Mi 11i, Mi 11X Pro, and Redmi K40 Pro. For that reason, these devices are likely to receive this beta treatment in the coming days. At the moment, the major changes that come with Android 12 MIUI are unclear. Android 12 is about new views, new widgets, and other clean features such as long screenshots and one-handed mode.
Although the beta test will go with MIUI 12.5 we believe that most of the eligible Android 12 smartphones will get it with the MIUI 13 update. The next major MIUI update should be announced by the end of the year with a planned release for 2021. In the meantime, some smartphones will be getting another step in the MIUI 12 version called MIUI 12.5 Enhanced. In related news, Xiaomi has announced the release of MIUI 12.5 Enhanced on most smartphones in the global market.