Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G Android 13 Update Inside (Will It Get MIUI 14?)

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G (codenamed: veux) launched in February 2022. The handset came with Android 11. On this page, we will guide you to install the unofficial Android 13 Custom ROM on Poco X4 Pro 5G. If you are someone who wants to install the vanilla version of Android 13, then this guide is for you.

Poco X4 Pro 5G smartphones were launched globally at MWC 2022. The device sports a triple camera setup which houses a 108-megapixel primary camera. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC under the hood and runs on a 5,000mAh battery. Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G came out of the box with Android 11 on top of MIUI 13.

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G Android 13 Update Inside

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G Device Overview:

The Poco X4 Pro 5G features a 6.67 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 1200 nits. Under the hood, we get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G processor built on a 6nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Kryo 660 Gold cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and six Kryo 660 Silver cores clocked at 1.7 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 619. The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with MIUI 13 skin running on it.

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, a 64MP wide sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, and a 2MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. The selfie camera at the front is a 16MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.5 lens. Both the front and rear camera systems are limited to 1080p video recording.

The smartphone comes in four storage options: 64GB internal storage + 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage + 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage + 8GB RAM. We also get a hybrid microSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, Infrared port, FM radio, and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 5000 mAh battery that can be topped up quickly using a 67W power adapter. The company claims the phone goes from 0 to 70% in 22 minutes and 0 to 100% in 41 minutes. The smartphone is available in three color options: Laser Black, Laser Blue, and Poco Yellow.

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Android 13 and Its Features

Google has finally started rolling their stable Android 13 update to the public. As expected, only Google has released the update to their Pixel lineup, but no OEM has started cooking a stable yet.

Regarding 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, known as ‘Material You.’ This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.

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. Users will also find intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap-to-transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, and more.

What’s Working and Known Bugs:

Whats working?

Wi-Fi
RIL
Volte
Mobile data
GPS
Camera
Flashlight
Camcorder
Bluetooth
Fingerprint
FM radio
Sound
vibration

Known issues ?
You tell me

How to Install AOSP Android 13 on Poco X4 Pro 5G (veux)

As the title suggests, we’ve shared the requirements and steps to flash the AOSP Android 13 build on the Poco X4 Pro 5G (veux) variant.

Before heading over to the guide, make sure to follow all the requirements below.

Pre-Requisites

Before we begin with this procedure, I would strongly recommend you create a backup of your device storage and all your files stored on your device. Moreover, following the steps mentioned in this post carefully is advised to avoid permanent damage or bricking your device.

Charge Your Phone

It’s highly recommended to charge your handset before unlocking the bootloader to avoid your device from shutting down occasionally while going through the process. Make sure to keep at least 50% of charge or higher for a smooth operation.

Download ADB and Fastboot Binaries

You can skip this adb and fastboot part if you have already installed TWRP Recovery on your Poco X4 Pro 5G.

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Using the ADB and Fastboot command (platform-tools), you’ll be able to boot your Android device into the bootloader mode (download mode), which will be easy for you to proceed with further steps. ADB (Android Debug Bridge) creates a connection or bridge between the device and computer to sideload files.

Fastboot is a more advanced command utility tool for Android devices that works with computers. You can download ADB and Fastboot Binaries (Platform-Tools).

Download Xiaomi USB Drivers

A USB Driver is a set of files that allows you to create a successful and strong connection between a mobile device with a computer properly using a USB data cable. It’ll be useful to transfer files between the connected devices, flash files on the handset, and more.

It’s also worth mentioning that mobile devices and other external devices can use and run USB Drivers on a Windows computer. Such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external hard drives, speakers, USB flash drives, etc. You can grab Xiaomi USB Drivers here.

Unlock Bootloader Your Phone:

You must first unlock the bootloader on your Poco X4 Pro 5G to enjoy any custom ROM.

Install TWRP Recovery:

You must install TWRP Recovery on your phone to install any custom ROM on your device. After unlocking the bootloader, follow our guide to install TWRP Recovery on your Poco X4 Pro 5G.

Download Android 13 ROM:

Here, you will find all the Android 13 custom ROM for your Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G (veux).

Evolution X XDA Development Page
Project Elixir XDA Development Page

Download Android 13 Gapps:

It’s worth mentioning that most of the third-party AOSP (Android Open Source Project) ROMs (also known as aftermarket firmware) come without any preinstalled Google apps package. You can manually install the Android 13 GApps by following our guide.

Warning!

GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any issue that may happen to your device if you flash it on another device and brick it. Do it at your own risk.

Instructions to Install:

  1. Connect your device to the PC via USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
  2. Then head over to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.
    cmd platform-tools
  3. Execute the below command in the CMD window or enter recovery mode by using the Volume and Power button combination. your device to TWRP Recovery:
    adb reboot recovery
  4. Now head over to the Install section and navigate to the downloaded vendor and firmware. Perform a right swipe to flash it.twrp-custom-romTWRP Home
  5. If you want Google Apps as well, then you need to flash it at this instance itself. Go to Install, select the GApps ZIP file, and perform a right swipe to flash this file.
  6. When that is done, you may reboot your device. Head over to Reboot and select System.
    reboot system twrp

Your device will now boot to the newly installed OS. With this, we conclude the guide on installing the AOSP Android 13 on Poco X4 Pro 5G. Remember that the first boot might take time, and you might have to set up your device from scratch.

Will Poco X4 Pro 5G Get Android 13 Update?

According to Xiaomi’s official blog, the company is committed to delivering 3 major Android OS updates and 4 years of Android Security Patches. Well, the Poco X4 Pro 5G came out of the box with Android 11 based on MIUI 13, and recently Xiaomi has started testing the Android 12 beta build internally. There is no info on whether Xiaomi will roll out the Android 13 anytime soon. However, if you are here to know the exact date, we regret it because no such news is coming out from the official’s side. But, it is confirmed that by the end of 2023, you’ll 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.

Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update Tracker:

Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the Poco X4 Pro 5G. 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 September 02, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding July 2022 security patch update for the device with software version V13.0.2.0.SKCMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on October 25, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding October 2022 security patch update for the device with software version V13.0.4.0.SKCMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on October 27, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the August 2022 security patch update for the device in Europe with software version V13.0.2.0.SKCEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on November 22, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the October 2022 security patch update for the device in Taiwan with software version V13.0.3.0.SKCTWXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on January 16, 2023: Xiaomi started seeding the January 2023 security patch update for the device globally with software version V13.0.5.0.SKCMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on January 18, 2023: Xiaomi started seeding the January 2023 security patch update for the device in Indonesia with software version V13.0.5.0.SKCIDXM. The update is based on Android 12.

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