Mi 8 SE – China Stable Version List

MIUI
12
Android
10.0
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  • Highlights
    • MIUI 12.5. Yours alone.
  • System
    • New: Response to gestures is now instant.
    • New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen.
    • New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
    • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
  • System sounds
    • New: Nature mix is a new exciting way of creating your own notification sound system.
    • New: Hundreds of system sounds that represent animals from all around the world.
  • System animations
    • New: A new animation framework renders movement more realistically.
    • New: New UI design is focused on visualization and making your interaction with the device more lifelike.
  • Notes
    • New: Compose mind maps with complex structures.
    • New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
    • New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically.
    • New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
    • New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps.
    • New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
    • All-new Notes.
  • Privacy protection
    • New: Privacy risk scanner.
    • New: Control which apps access and delete items from your Gallery.
    • New: A comprehensive overview of all sensitive permissions.
    • New: You'll be notified whenever high-risk permissions are used and will be able to block the corresponding actions.
    • New: Now you can see what apps access your clipboard and control access.
    • New: Using approximate location adds up points to privacy protection.
    • New: You can now manage sensitive permissions and related app behavior independently.
    • New: The behavior of web pages is also tracked now, which helps you to block unwanted and malicious actions.
    • New: Now it's up to you who and when can track your online behavior.
    • New: All apps now come with a security statement from GetApps.
    • Optimization: An all-new privacy protection page.
  • IME
    • New: A more convenient way to move a cursor using the scrollbar.
    • New: Function buttons support switching between languages and keyboards.
    • New: You can press and hold the function buttons to access more features.
    • New: Custom themes for keyboards.
  • Themes
    • New: Font weight adjustment options for third party fonts.
    • Optimization: Personalization features for system wallpapers, animations, and sounds.
  • Browser
    • New: Wallpaper customization in the lite mode.
    • Optimization: Redesigned Incognito mode.
    • Optimization: Pages load much faster now.
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MIUI
12
Android
10.0
Changelog
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  • Highlights
    • MIUI 12. Yours alone.
  • System animations
    • New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device's look.
    • New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
    • Optimization: Animations in selected scenes
  • 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 content structure clear.
  • 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 a 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 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 behavior 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.
  • 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!
    • New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
    • New: When Notification shade is open, swipe down from the upper right corner to open Control center
    • Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
    • Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
    • Fix: Control center wasn't always displayed correctly in landscape 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
    • Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in 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.
  • 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.
  • System
    • Optimization: Full screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page
    • Fix: Home screen went black and started flashing after unlocking in some cases
  • Messaging
    • New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.
  • Status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Screen lights up with an animation now
    • New: Status bar color gradient animation
    • New: All-new design.
    • Fix: Notification shade wasn't displayed correctly in Dark mode
  • Themes
    • New: More than 2000 new Always-on display themes.
  • 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 up front.
  • 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.
  • Security
    • New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
    • New: Keep your home safe with smart home device alerts.
    • New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
  • Xiaomi Cloud
    • New: Shared family storage plan is available now.
  • Other
    • Some features might not be available on this device. Visit www.miui.com to learn more about MIUI 12.
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MIUI
11
Android
10.0
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  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to April 2020. Increased system security.
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MIUI
11
Android
10.0
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  • System
    • Stable MIUI based on Android 10
    • Updated Android Security Patch to February 2020. Increased system security.
  • Status bar, Notification shade
    • Fix: Couldn't open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
  • Data usage
    • Fix: Data usage warning appeared multiple times
    • Fix: Errors occurred after switching SIM cards
  • Other
    • Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots
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MIUI
11
Android
10.0
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  • System
    • Stable MIUI based on Android 10
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • Fix: Couldn't open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
  • Data usage
    • Fix: Errors occurred after switching SIM cards
  • Other
    • Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots
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MIUI
11
Android
9.0
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  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: More clock formats for Ambient display
    • New: Use your fingerprint to open Home screen once you unlocked the device using face data and stayed on the Lock screen
    • New: Different options for hiding the notch
    • Optimization: Calendar icon on the turned off screen
    • Optimization: Improved UI and layouts for selecting items that are displayed on the turned off screen
    • Fix: Folder with unimportant notification was displayed even all the incoming notifications were important
    • Fix: Issues with overlapping in Dual Clock settings
  • Blocklist
    • Optimization: Improved blocklist functionality
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
    • New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
    • Optimization: Prompts about turning on Game Turbo
    • Fix: Hands-free call duration wasn't displayed correctly in Game Turbo
    • Refreshed start page of Game Turbo
    • Auto brightness, screenshot gestures, and Reading mode can be turned off automatically when Game Turbo is on
    • A major upgrade for the toolbox in Game Turbo: autoplay and switching between data SIM cards are available now
  • Security
    • Fix: Red envelope assistant issues in Mi AI
    • Fix: Couldn't turn Red envelope assistant on and off
    • Fix: Red envelope assistant TalkBack compatibility issues
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MIUI
10
Android
9.0
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  • Contacts
    • Fix: Contacts couldn't be deleted from SIM cards in some cases
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Introducing customizable Lock screen clock (Settings > Lock screen & password > Advanced settings). New Lock screen clock doesn't work with third party themes.
    • New: More clock formats for Ambient display
    • New: Use your fingerprint to open Home screen once you unlocked the device using face data and stayed on the Lock screen
    • Fix: Issues with overlapping in Dual Clock settings
    • Fix: Media volume couldn't be restored after receiving a notification
  • Settings
    • Optimization: Sorting principles for Wi-Fi networks
  • Game speed booster
    • Fix: Hands-free call duration wasn't displayed correctly in Game Turbo
  • Mi Cloud
    • Optimization: Improved sync across multiple devices
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MIUI
10
Android
9.0
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  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability
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MIUI
10
Android
9.0
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  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability
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MIUI
10
Android
9.0
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  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability
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MIUI
10
Android
8.1
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  • Camera
    • Add Optimized group selfies
    • Restore Burst shots were made accidentally
    • Restore Camera crashed in some cases
  • Gallery
    • Add Turn your photos into masterpieces using our new photo frames
  • Updater
    • Add A Home screen shortcut option
  • Recorder
    • Restore Recording status wasn't updated in the Notification shade when a recording was paused
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MIUI
10
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Fixed bugs
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MIUI
9
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Fixed bugs
    • Improved system stability
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MIUI
9
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Fixed bugs
    • Improved system stability
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MIUI
9
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Improved system stability
    • Optimized system performance
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MIUI
9
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Improved system stability
    • Optimized system performance
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MIUI
9
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Improved system stability
    • Optimized system performance
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MIUI
9
Android
8.1
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  • Other
    • Fixed bugs
    • Improved system stability
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