Redmi Note 10s gets Android 12 based MIUI 13 Update

Redmi Note 10s

MIUI 13 is the most recent custom operating system for Xiaomi phones. The Redmi Note 10s is the most recent Xiaomi phone to receive the Android 12-based MIUI 13 upgrade. The Redmi Note series is without a doubt Xiaomi’s best-selling phone series. Continue reading to learn more about Android 12 for Redmi Note 10s. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10s was released last year with Android 11-based MIUI 12.5. And now the device is receiving its first major update.

Redmi Note 10S Specs

The Redmi Note 10S is a slightly more powerful version of the Redmi Note 10 and both these devices are identical to look at. It has a 6.43-inch AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Redmi Note 10S has stereo speakers and an IR emitter that’s not common on budget smartphones.

The Note 10S packs a MediaTek Helio G95 along with 6GB of RAM, and you get to choose between 64GB and 128GB storage options. It runs MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11. It does have a fair amount of preinstalled apps that occasionally push spammy notifications. The Note 10S has a 5,000mAh battery and comes with a 33W charger in the box.

The Android 12 for Redmi Note 10s is currently tagged as the Pilot release for Global beta users. It is available with build number V13.0.2.0.SKLMIXM. It is the Global stable build but first it will be available to beta users and then to everyone the update runs as expected. As it is a major update it will weigh more than a GB, so WiFi is recommended to install the update.


In terms of updates and new features, the Android 12 update for the Redmi Note 10s includes the most recent April 2022 Android Security Patch as well as several new features. Expect improvements such as a sidebar with floating windows, greater accessibility for select applications, a RAM optimization engine, CPU priority optimization, up to 10% longer battery life, a sidebar, and more. It does not yet contain features such as the new Super Wallpapers and the new widgets system, but we may anticipate it to be handed out with an incremental OTA. Before proceeding to the next part, you may review the whole changelog here.

Redmi Note 10s Android 12 Update Changelog


  • Stable MIUI based on Android 12
  • Updated Android Security Patch to April 2022. Increased system security.

[More features and improvements]

  • New: Apps can be opened as floating windows directly from the sidebar
  • Optimization: Enhanced accessibility support for Phone, Clock, and Weather
  • Optimization: Mind map nodes are more convenient and intuitive now

Redmi Note 10s Android 12 update is currently rolling out to Global users and soon it will be available on other models with the MIUI 13 update. It is a staged rollout which means the OTA update can take a few days to arrive on all eligible devices. You can also check for the update manually by going to About Phone in Settings.

If you’re a pilot tester, then you can head over to Settings and then system updates to check out the new updates. Additionally, you can also manually upgrade your phone to MIUI 13 using recovery ROM. Download using the link.

  • Download MIUI 13 update for Redmi Note 10s (Global Stable) [Recovery ROM] – Pilot Release

Before updating make sure to take a backup of important data, also charge your phone to at least 50%


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