Redmi 10X Pro 5G & Redmi 10X 5G MIUI 12 update begins rolling out (Download link inside)

The Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro 5G and the Redmi 10X 5G are pretty similar phones. Both devices pack in the MediaTek MT6875 Dimensity 820 5G SoC and released in China in June. Further, they both come with Android 10 along with MIUI 11 pre-loaded.

Needless to say, the Redmi 10X Pro 5G and the Redmi 10X 5G have been in line to receive the MIUI 12 update. Earlier today, we reported that the Redmi 10X 4G bagged the stable MIUI 12 update once again. Thus, the update was bound to arrive on the 5G variants soon.

Well, it seems the wait for the two devices to receive the latest skin is now over. The Redmi 10X Pro 5G and the 10X 5G are now receiving the stable MIUI 12 skin based on Android 10 in China.


The update arrives as V12.0.2.0.QJLCNXM on the Redmi 10X Pro 5G which is up from version V11.0.5.0.QJLCNXM. For the Redmi 10X 5G, the software is rolling out as V12.0.2.0.QJHCNXM. The OTA package size for both smartphones is around 720MB.

As expected, MIUI 12 brings a host of new features and improvements to the devices. Thus, the changelog for the update is pretty lengthy.


MIUI 12. Yours alone.
System animations
New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
System visuals
Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.
Super wallpapers
New: Super wallpapers break physical boundaries and keep inspiring you with every touch.
Fix: Status bar colors weren’t displayed correctly in the Dark mode
Privacy protection
New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
New: Reset your device ID and control how it’s used based on virtual ID technology.
New: Grant permissions that will be used only while you’re using an app.
New: You can also grant permissions just once, and decide again next time a permission is required.
New: Restrict access to telephony to third party apps.
New: Return blank messages to the apps that require personal information.
New: Receive notifications whenever apps record audio, use camera, or access your location.
New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
New: Get comprehensive stats on how apps use permissions in app behavior history.
New: Visit to learn how MIUI protects your privacy.
Optimization: Apps aren’t allowed to launch other apps in the background now.
Floating windows
New: Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn it into a floating window.
New: Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things.
New: You can minimize a floating window using a full screen gesture.
New: You can open an app in a floating window directly from Recents.
Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.
AI Call Assistant
New: Mi AI can answer your calls now!
New: You can record a customized greeting that will be played to the other person during AI calls.
New: Customized greetings are also supported for outgoing calls.
Xiaomi Health
New: All-new Xiaomi Health gives you more options and makes your health stats more accurate.
New: Put your device next to you before falling asleep to analyze your sleep cycle and record talking and snoring.
New: You can sync data with supported wearable and smart home devices.
New: Xiaomi Health can remind you to stand up and move when it detects that you’ve been sitting down for too long.
New: The app also analyzes your stats and gives you simple health advice.
New: Our new low-power consumption AI algorithm allows you to count steps and track workouts whenever your device is with you.
Control center
New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
New: Mi Ditto combines dictation and speech output, making mobile devices more convenient for people who have difficulties using conventionally designed smartphones.
Dark mode
New: Dark mode support is also provided for third party apps now.
New: Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes.
New: Font weight is adjusted to Dark mode as well, reducing blur and glare.
New: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
New: Traffic and suggested routes to airports and train stations.
New: You can track your previous trips now.
New: Checklists for trips.
New: Alarms for train arrivals.
Mi Carrier Services
New: View your SIM balance and mobile data usage stats.
New: Save frequently used phone numbers to top up balance and buy mobile data later.
New: Buy SIM cards and services.
Updated Android Security Patch to July 2020. Increased system security.
New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.
Status bar, Notification shade
New: All-new design.
Home screen
New: Animated Home screen icons are neat and satisfying.
New: We’ve added a new animation for uninstalling apps.
New: Gravitational animations make returning to Home screen look seamless and natural.
New: More than 2000 new Always-on display themes.
New: Movie frame
New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.
New: New full screen gestures for switching between apps are available.
File Manager
New: Use the floating shortcut to filter and sort items, as well as switch view.
New: New layout tailored for landscape orientation is available now.
New: We added lots of fresh animations that will accompany your actions.
New: Calendar cards will remind you about important events and anniversaries.
New: You can create folders with notes now.
New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
New: Keep your home safe with smart home device alerts.
New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
Xiaomi Cloud
New: Shared family storage plan is available now.
Some features might not be available on this device. Visit to learn more about MIUI 12.

Much like any other OTA update, it might take a while before it shows up on your device. In case you aren’t willing to wait, you can download and install the update manually via the respective link(s) below:

Redmi 10X Pro 5G:

  • Device: Redmi 10X Pro 5G
  • Codename: bomb
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V12.0.2.0.QJLCNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: bc62150baa3497d6f9470c4c0c9cae14

Redmi 10X 5G:

  • Device: Redmi 10X 5G
  • Codename: atom
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V12.0.2.0.QJHCNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 152f966e3887bf3f06cb67f56eeeae12

Make sure to download the correct file for your device to avoid bricking it permanently. Xiaomi is yet to release the MIUI 12 skin to a few other eligible devices. Check out our MIUI 12 update tracker to know when it arrives on other phones.

Well, that’s all for now. You can now enjoy the MIUI 12 experience on the Redmi 10X Pro 5G and the 10X 5G.

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