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Redmi K20 Pro Premium starts receiving stable MIUI 12 update!

 
 

Few days before Xiaomi released the stable MIUI 12 update on top of Android 10 for the global version of Redmi K20 Pro. The device was actually launched in June 2019, and soon after that, the brand released another version of K20 Pro named as Redmi K20 Pro Premium. The premium version comes with same specs except for a fact that it has the Snapdragon 855+ SoC. While the normal K20 Pro comes with the regular Snapdragon 855 SoC. When launched both of these phones were the cheapest Snapdragon 855, and 855+ smartphones.

Xiaomi has already released MIUI 12 for its various devices. While beta testing of MIUI 12 for some of the devices are currently under testing. The new update brings several changes and features. The official changelog for the Redmi K20 Pro Premium is posted below.

Changelog

System animations
New: All-new physically-based animation engines with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.

System visuals
Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make the content structure clear.
Super wallpapers
New: Super wallpapers break physical boundaries and keep inspiring you with every touch.

Privacy protection

New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
New: Reset your device ID and control how it’s used based on virtual ID technology.
New: Grant permissions that will be used only while you’re using an app.
New: You can also grant permissions just once, and decide again next time permission is required.
New: Restrict access to telephony to third party apps.
New: Return blank messages to the apps that require personal information.
New: Receive notifications whenever apps record audio, use the camera, or access your location.
New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
New: Get comprehensive stats on how apps use permissions in-app behaviour history.
New: Visit privacy.miui.com to learn how MIUI protects your privacy.
Optimization: Apps aren’t allowed to launch other apps in the background now.

Floating windows

New: Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn it into a floating window.
New: Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things.
New: You can minimize a floating window using a full-screen gesture.
New: You can open an app in a floating window directly from Recents.
Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split-screen and floating windows.

AI Call Assistant

New: Mi AI can answer your calls now!
New: You can record a customized greeting that will be played to the other person during AI calls.
New: Customized greetings are also supported for outgoing calls.

Xiaomi Health

New: All-new Xiaomi Health gives you more options and makes your health stats more accurate.
New: Put your device next to you before falling asleep to analyze your sleep cycle and record talking and snoring.
New: You can sync data with supported wearable and smart home devices.
New: Xiaomi Health can remind you to stand up and move when it detects that you’ve been sitting down for too long.
New: The app also analyzes your stats and gives you simple health advice.
New: Our new low-power consumption AI algorithm allows you to count steps and track workouts whenever your device is with you.

Control center

New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
Fix: Brightness adjustment bar couldn’t be used when Control center was opened for the first time
Fix: Toggle order wasn’t correct on the old toggle panel
Fix: Switching SIM cards crashed the app in some cases
Fix: Accessibility features weren’t available in the editing mode

Accessibility

New: Mi Ditto combines dictation and speech output, making mobile devices more convenient for people who have difficulties using conventionally designed smartphones.

Dark mode

New: Dark mode support is also provided for third party apps now.
New: Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes.
New: Font weight is adjusted to Dark mode as well, reducing blur and glare.
New: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.

Always-on display

New: You can use custom images with Always-on display now.
New: Usage history saves all your choices and allows you to come back to them.
Fix: Lock screen items were shown on the Always-on display

Trips

New: Traffic and suggested routes to airports and train stations.
New: You can track your previous trips now.
New: Checklists for trips.
New: Alarms for train arrivals.
Mi Carrier Services
New: View your SIM balance and mobile data usage stats.
New: Save frequently used phone numbers to top up balance and buy mobile data later.
New: Buy SIM cards and services.

Messaging

New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.

Lock screen

Removed: Lock screen and Always-on display issues in Second space
Status bar, Notification shade
New: All-new design.

Home screen

New: Animated Home screen icons are neat and satisfying.
New: We’ve added a new animation for uninstalling apps.
New: Gravitational animations make returning to Home screen look seamless and natural.

Themes

New: More than 2000 new Always-on display themes.

Screen Time

New: Dashboard with the stats that cover 4 weeks is available now.
Optimization: New design makes your Screen time stats more comprehensible.

Weather

New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
Settings
New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features upfront.
New: New full-screen gestures for switching between apps are available.

File Manager

New: Use the floating shortcut to filter and sort items, as well as switch view.

Calendar

New: New layout tailored for landscape orientation is available now.
New: We added lots of fresh animations that will accompany your actions.
New: Calendar cards will remind you about important events and anniversaries.

Notes

New: You can create folders with notes now.
New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.

Game speed booster

New: You can record key moments of your gaming sessions automatically now.
New: Voice changer is available now.

Security

New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
New: Keep your home safe with smart home device alerts.
New: Binging your favourite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.

Xiaomi Cloud

New: Shared family storage plan is available now.

It may take some time to reach your device as the update is rolling out in batches. So, we have included the manual link for downloading the MIUI 12 update.

Download MIUI 12 for Redmi K20 Pro Premium

  • Codename – Raphael
  • Version number – V12.0.2.0.QFKCNXM
  • Download Now

Please let us know in the comments section if you have downloaded, and installed the MIUI 12 update on your K20 Pro Premium.

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This CA student is a tech evangelist and a gadget devotee who works with and talks about latest technologies. Basith, being a techie since childhood is a traveller, foodie and an art enthusiast.

 
 
 

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