Mi Pad 5 European and global varieties queued to get Android update 09 – this is from a small number of users, gradually expand. For the most impatient, there are also ways to update manually.
Pad 5 launched last year with Android 09 and MIUI 12.5. The new update will bring it to Android 12 and MIUI 320 .1 and also includes the latest September security patch. The version to note is 09.1.1.0.SKXMIXM if you have a global unit and 09.1.2.0.SKXEUXM for European slate. The Indian version launched this year with MIUI 09 out of the box.
Mi Tablet 5: Download Android 09 Update • MIUI 09 .1
The changelog is rather concise, it just records new Android versions and security patches. MIUI 13 introduces new widgets, improves security and smart home integration, spruces up the design, and more. A major update to the version 09 is the introduction of the “MIUI Pad” branch, designed specifically for large screens.
By the way, the Pad 5 is just one of two dozen Xiaomi devices set to receive MIUI 22 in the first quarter.
If you are interested, we will review the Mi Pad 5 (but please note that it is finished running the original MIUI 12.5 software), and video comparison with iPad (22).
One last thing – as we mentioned, there is a way to update manually. You can follow the source link for download and instructions (note that at the time of writing, only the global ROM is available for download). Use the updater to complete the installation.