The Poco F1 was launched on 22 August 2018 and soon became an instant hit. The F1 came with Android 8.1 based MIUI 9.6, and later received MIUI 10, MIUI 11 updates, and is now getting MIUI 12.
Poco is now rolling out the MIUI 12 update for Poco F1 phones. This is the third device after Poco X2 and Poco M2 Pro to receive this update. This update comes with the software version MIUI 18.104.22.168.QEJMIXM, and if you download this update via OTA, the size of this update is a hefty 720MB. The full changelog of this update is given below.
MIUI 12. Yours alone.
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.
Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
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: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open the Control center.
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: Wallpapers can be displayed in a darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
New: You can hide private items while casting and minimize the window to multitask.
Updated Android Security Patch to September 2020. Increased system security.
Status bar, Notification shade
Fix: The status bar wasn’t displayed correctly with color inversion
New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features upfront.
New: You can create a folder 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.
New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
MIUI 12 Features:
Xiaomi’s latest custom UI, the MIUI 12 comes with many new features and few improvements to enhance users’ experience. With this MIUI 12, we get all-new system animations along with new floating windows and a new control center. MIUI 12 is specially designed to make phones more secure and private by adding features such as Hidden Mask Mode, Interceptor, and Flare modes. Adding to it, we also get an all-new dark mode 2.0 on the MIUI 12, that allows you to force dark mode on third-party applications also.
As this update is a staged rollout, it may take some time before it reaches your device. And so, it is advised to wait before this update reaches you. Do you own a Poco F1? Have you received this update? Let us know your thoughts on this update in the comments section.