At the ongoing MWC 2023 event, Xiaomi revealed its latest MIUI 14 skin alongside its newest flagship phones. The custom Android skin ships with the new Xiaomi 13 series, and the company has also confirmed the list of devices that will receive the latest software update. Although the flagship series consists of three phones, only the Xiaomi 13 Pro model has been introduced in India, and the official price for it will be announced on February 28. Here is a comprehensive guide on MIUI 14 and the devices that are eligible for the update.
MIUI 14: Eligible devices
The company has released a list of devices that are expected to receive the MIUI 14 update in the first quarter of 2023. These devices include the Xiaomi 12T Pro, Xiaomi 12T, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11i, Xiaomi 12X, Xiaomi 12 Lite, Xiaomi 11T Pro, Xiaomi 11T, Mi 11, Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, Mi 11 Lite 5G, and Mi 11 Lite.
In addition, several Redmi phones will also be eligible for the MIUI 14 update, including the recently launched Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G phone, Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 10, and Redmi 10 5G.
MIUI 14: Top features
The latest MIUI 14 version offers several new features and improvements. One noteworthy addition is the ability to share photos and cloud subscription services with up to 9 people through a family account, allowing for faster sharing. The custom Android skin now also automatically compresses unused apps and allows users to turn off notifications for them.
The update also includes a duplicate file merger feature, which helps free up storage space on the phone. Xiaomi claims that the new version can better recognize and extract text from Gallery images. Privacy-conscious users will appreciate the improved privacy features, including end-to-end encryption and local on-device processing of user data.
MIUI 14 also includes design updates such as customizable folders with larger icons and new widget options available in various shapes and sizes. The addition of a new control center toggle makes it easier for Xiaomi users to connect with other Xiaomi accessories, such as TWS earbuds. The update also includes internal optimizations, including kernel-level optimizations for improved CPU and GPU performance.