MIUI 12 was unveiled late last month by Xiaomi in China alongside Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition aka Mi 10 Youth Edition. MIUI is the Android-based custom operating system used by the Chinese company for its smartphones, and it is now getting its 12th iteration. However, at the launch event, the company did not share all the details of the rollout, but now, through a cryptic Twitter post on the MIUI account, Xiaomi has revealed that MIUI 12 may be launched for global markets on May 19 and the company is expected to announce the global rollout schedule for the new version on this date.
The tweet shared by the MIUI account includes a puzzle, which as per the account, reveals an important day for MIUI 12. As decoded, the final equation shows the number 19, which is believed to be indicating to May 19 and that it might be the day of the global launch of MIUI 12. It is expected that the company will share details about the global rollout of the new MIUI version with a timeline for when each phone will get the update. Xiaomi first unveiled MIUI 12 during the launch of the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition and at the time, it was said that MIUI 12 will be made available starting late June.
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The company also shared a list of phones that will receive the update in the first and second batch in China. Phones like the Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 10 Youth Edition, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9, and others are included in the first batch while the Mi MIX 3, Mi MIX 2S, Mi CC9 series, Mi 9 SE, Mi 8 series, and others are part of the second batch. The full list can be found in our MIUI 12 update rollout report.