Download MIUI 11 Beta now for a bunch of Xiaomi devices (+Changelog)

At an event in China, Xiaomi has announced some of their newest pieces of technology. These include the Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha, their latest experimental, concept device with a display that wraps around the entire phone, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G which serves as the company’s newest 5G flagship, and their newest fleet of Mi TVs with 4K displays. But one thing that they’ve also announced was their next leap in software. The company announced MIUI 11, the latest version of their Android skin, which brings with a slew of improvements, refinements, and new features compared to MIUI 10.

The newest Xiaomi software comes preinstalled in the Mi 9 Pro 5G as well as in the Mi MIX Alpha, but it is also set to roll out to many other devices across all smartphone ranges. If you’re interested in trying it out right now and you have a relatively recent device, you can download the beta MIUI 11 builds—based on both Android 7.1 through Android 10 depending on the device—for the devices listed below. These are all recovery ROMs, meaning that you can easily flash them using TWRP.

MIUI 11 Beta Downloads

The available updates include:

Device Android version Download link
Xiaomi Mi 9 Android 10 Download
Xiaomi Mi 6 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro Android 10 Download
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 8 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 5X Android 8.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Android 8.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4/4X Android 7 Download
Xiaomi Mi Mix Android 8 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 6A Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 5s Android 8 Download
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Android 8 Download
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 8 UD Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Android 7.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Android 8.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Android 8.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi 4/4X Android 7.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Android 7.1 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Lite Android 7.1 Download
Xiaomi Mi 8 EE Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Mi 6X Android 9 Download
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Android 10 Download
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Android 9 Download

Keep in mind that these are Chinese builds and thus do not come with Google Play Services or any Google apps pre-installed, though they are easy to sideload. The features may also be slightly different from what you expect from global builds as well, given that they’re focused towards the Chinese market. Lastly, the language options are likely limited to English and Chinese.

MIUI 11 Changelog

The full changelog for MIUI 11, when updating from MIUI 10, is as follows.

Are you excited about MIUI 11?

Thanks to Enes Sastim and yshalsager for providing these download links!

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