MIUI 14: Xiaomi 12 begins to receive the Android 13 update via the Mi Pilot program


Xiaomi may have officially introduced MIUI 14 in December, but the OS update has yet to make its grand introduction globally. At the time, Xiaomi promised that the OS update would be available from January 2023 for the Xiaomi 12 series, after which it was delivered for the Xiaomi 12 Lite. Now Xiaomi has added the Xiaomi 12 to the short list of devices that can download MIUI 14 in one form or another, with the Xiaomi 12 Pro, MIX Fold 2, Xiaomi 12S and Redmi K50 series also expected to receive MIUI 14 before February turns. around.

As it stands, Xiaomi only released MIUI 14 on Xiaomi 12 if it was enrolled in the Mi Pilot program. According to The Update Box, Xiaomi released MIUI 14 to the Xiaomi 12 as MIUI 14.0.2.0, with the build number indicating that it is particularly early in the operating system’s lifespan. For reference, the update arrives with the January 2023 Android security patch bundle and is a 4.45 GB download. Xiaomi recommends users to perform a full backup before upgrading from MIUI 13 to MIUI 14. The MIUI 14.0.2.0 download link is as follows:

Typically, Mi Pilot program releases take a few weeks to receive a wider rollout, unless Xiaomi finds major bugs. Although MIUI 14 is a large download, the operating system is expected to take up less storage space than MIUI 13 once installed. MIUI 14 also allows users to uninstall more system apps than MIUI 13, which can be used in tandem with an automatic duplicate file search to further reduce onboard storage usage. Apparently MIUI 14 loads apps up to 60% faster than MIUI 13 while consuming up to 22% less power, although it remains to be seen if all the innovations featured in the Chinese version of MIUI 14 will make their way to the world. editing.