Will Xiaomi 12 Lite Get Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update?

If you are someone who is wondering whether Xiaomi 12 Lite will get the official Android 13 (MIUI 14) update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will make sure to update you on all the Xiaomi 12 Lite Android 13 (MIUI 14) related news, information, and downloads, and also guide you to flash the firmware on your device.

Xiaomi 12 Lite (codenamed taoyao) launched globally features a 6.55-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC powers it under the hood. The device sports a triple rear camera setup which includes a 108 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2 MP macro lens.

Will Xiaomi 12 Lite Get Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update?

Xiaomi 12 Lite Device Overview:

The Xiaomi 12 Lite features a 6.55 inches AMOLED panel with a 120 Hz refresh rate. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The screen has a peak brightness of 950 nits and supports Dolby Vision and HDR10+ content. Under the hood, we get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor built on a 6nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with four Kryo 670 cores clocked at 2.4 GHz and four Kryo 670 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 642L. The smartphone comes with Android 12 out of the box with MIUI skin running on top.

In terms of optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single selfie camera at the front. The triple rear camera setup consists of a 108MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.9 lens, an 8 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 2 MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. The selfie camera at the front is a 32 MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.5 lens. The rear camera system can capture 4K videos at 30 fps, while the front camera system is limited to 1080p video recording.

The smartphone comes with three storage options: 128GB internal storage + 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage + 8GB RAM. We do not get a MicroSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, Infrared port, and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we get an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, and compass. Powering it all is a 4300 mAh battery that can be topped up quickly using a 67W power adapter. The company claims the smartphone goes from 0 to 50% in just 13 minutes. The smartphone has three color options: Black, Lite Green, and Lite Pink.

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Will Xiaomi 12 Lite Get Android 13 Update?

According to Xiaomi’s official blog, the company is committed to delivering 3 major Android OS updates and four years of Android Security Patches. Well, Xiaomi 12 Lite came out of the box with Android 12 based on MIUI 13, and it is speculated that most probably at the end of 2023, users will get the Android 13 update on their new smartphone. However, if you are here to know the exact date, we regret it because no such news is currently coming out from the official’s side. But, it is confirmed that by the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023, you’ll for sure get the update.

It won’t justify if we are talking about whether this device meets the minimum requirement for the update or not because this is just launched. Anyway, if you still want to inspect if this device is eligible or not, then let’s hover to the specification section.

What’s New in Android 13

According to Google’s schedule, Android 13 will be released in Q3 2022. As we know, Google has already rolled their 2 developer previews, and they have started rolling the beta build to the developer to test it.

In terms of the Android 13, it seems that the Android 12’s successor has plenty of additional features and improvements to its predecessor. We’ve already seen and used the major UI and design element changes in Android 12 last year which is known as ‘Material You’. This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience in every aspect from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.

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Whereas the improved scrolling screenshots, optimized one-handed UI mode, better privacy & security features, improved app notifications, per-app basis language preferences, app permissions to send notifications, BT LE Audio support, auto theme icons, updated now playing widget, etc. Whereas users will also find out intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap to transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, and more.

Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update Tracker:

Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the Xiaomi 12 Lite. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. So, just stay tuned with GetDroidTips.

New Software Update Tracker:

Updated on July 21, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding July 2022 security patch update for the device in Taiwan with software version V13.0.2.0.SLITWXM. The update is based on Android 12.

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Updated on August 12, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the August 2022 security patch update for the device in Taiwan, Russia, and Europe with software version V13.0.3.0.SLITWXM, V13.0.3.0.SLIRUXM and V13.0.7.0.SLIEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on November 02, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding October 2022 security patch update for the device in Europe with software version V13.0.13.0.SLIEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.

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Updated on November 10, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding October 2022 security patch update for the device in Taiwan with software version V13.0.4.0.SLITWXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on November 22, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding October 2022 security patch update for the device globally with software version V13.0.5.0.SLIMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.

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