Poco M2 has started receiving the MIUI 12 global stable update in India, according to users. The update brings the December 2020 Android security patch as well. The version number of the latest update is MIUI 126.96.36.199.QJRINXM. Other phones in the Poco range have already received the MIUI 12 update, including Poco X2, Poco M2 Pro, and Poco F1. Poco M2 users are recommended to download the update when they receive it. If you haven’t already received a notification, check for the update manually in Settings to see if you’ve received the same.
Users tweeted screenshots of receiving the MIUI 12 stable update in India. The size of the update is 504MB and the version number is MIUI 188.8.131.52.QJRINXM. It brings optimised system stability and reduced system lag to Poco M2. It is recommended that users update the new MIUI 12 update under a strong Wi-Fi connection and with sufficient battery charge. As a safety measure, users should also backup their data before beginning the installation process.
With MIUI 12, Xiaomi brings a new UI experience with reworked system-wide animations and visualisations. There is an ultra-battery saver mode that can extend the phone’s standby time and reduce power consumption. It also introduces an App Drawer that sorts apps by categories and it also brings the ability to adjust screen brightness automatically according to ambient light. Dark Mode has also been improved system-wide, covering system apps as well as third-party apps.
At the time of the phone’s launch in September, the company had promised that the MIUI 12 will arrive for Poco M2 soon. Poco M2 comes in two configurations – 6GB + 64GB storage variant and 6GB + 128GB storage model. The variants are currently priced on Flipkart at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 10,999, respectively.
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