Poco F3 GT pulls out a SURPRISE! MIUI 13 fans have some good news

    The Poco F3 GT is currently releasing beta versions of MIUI 13 based on Android 12 to select testers. 
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Feb 05 2022, 03:38 PM IST
    The Poco F3 GT is already tasting Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 13 skin.
    The Poco F3 GT is already tasting Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 13 skin. (Poco)
    The Poco F3 GT is already tasting Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 13 skin.
    The Poco F3 GT is already tasting Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 13 skin. (Poco)

    Poco F3 GT gets MIUI 13 update! In all of Xiaomi’s announcement regarding MIUI 13, there was no mention of any of Poco’s devices across all markets. And yet, the Poco F3 GT is already tasting Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 13 skin. The even more surprising part is that this build is based on Android 12, which is yet to reach several of Xiaomi’s flagship devices. However, note that this is still a tester build of the OS and a final stable version is yet to rollout.

    An early beta build of the MIUI 13 build based on Android is out, and is available to Mi Pilot testers. The package weighs 3.2GB and can be installed as a recovery. Note that the update package is only meant for developers and early testers, hence it could contain several bugs and underlying issues. Poco hasn’t released the changelog for the MIUI 13 build yet. However, it is expected that the features are most likely to be carried over from the versions Xiaomi brings to the table.

    Poco F3 GT gets MIUI 13

    Based on the global announcement, it seems that MIUI 13 isn’t a drastic departure from MIUI 12.5. The user interface remains largely unchanged, save for new live wallpapers. The new design Control Center is also absent from the global build. The bigger changes come in the form of performance upgrades aimed at speeding things up as well as reducing power consumption.

    Xiaomi claims that MIUI 13 has 40 percent better RAM optimisation, 95 percent faster read/write speeds, and an overall improvement of 10 percent with regards to battery life.

    As part of Xiaomi’s confirmed phones getting the MIUI 13 update, there are several Xiaomi flagships and a couple of Redmi smartphones. The list of Xiaomi devices includes the Xiaomi 11T Pro, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11X, Mi 11X Pro, Mi 11 Lite, and Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G. As part of the Redmi devices, it includes the Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, and Redmi 10 Prime.

    Currently, the Poco F3 GT is available at a price of Rs. 28,999 on Flipkart for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone is based on the Dimensity 1200 chipset, has 5000mAh battery with 67W fast charging, and a 64MP triple rear camera system.

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    First Published Date: 05 Feb, 03:38 PM IST
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