Xiaomi-backed Poco launched the budget-friendly Poco M2 Pro in India with Android 10 out of the box. The device came with MIUI 11 custom skin. A couple of months after the launch, Xiaomi upgraded the Poco M2 Pro to MIUI 12. This article will help you track new MIUI software updates for your Poco M2 Pro.
Poco M2 Pro Software Update Tracker:
[Update: May 13, 2022] Xiaomi has released a new software update for the Poco M2 Pro. It brings the April 2022 security patch that fixes numerous vulnerabilities to improve system security and privacy. The update is currently rolling out in India with the firmware version V18.104.22.168.RJPINXM.
[Update: Feb 3, 2022] Poco M2 Pro users in India are now receiving the January 2022 security patch with the latest software update. It comes with the software version V22.214.171.124.RJPINXM. The update improves system security and privacy by adding the January patch.
(System) Updated Android Security Patch to January 2022. Increased system security.
[Update: Nov 10, 2021] The MIUI 12.5 Enhanced edition update for Poco M2 Pro is now rolling out to those users who didn’t participate in the pilot program.
(Other) Optimized system performance Improved system security and stability
[Update: Oct 18, 2021] Xiaomi is sending MIUI 12.5 Enhanced update to the pilot testers of Poco M2 Pro. It brings lots of improvements and new features like Focused algorithms, Atomized memory, Liquid storage, Smart balance, and more. The update is tagged as MIUI V126.96.36.199.RJPINXM.
[MIUI12.5 Enhanced] Swift performance. More life between the charges. Focused algorithms: Our new algorithms will dynamically allocate system resources based on specific scenes, ensuring smooth experience on all models. Atomized memory: Ultra-fine memory management mechanism will make RAM usage more efficient. Liquid storage: New sensitive storage mechanisms will keep your system vibrant and responsive as time goes by. Smart balance: Core system improvements allow your device to make the best of the flagship hardware specs. [System] New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen. New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade. New: Response to gestures is now instant. Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to September 2021. Increased system security. Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable. [Notes] New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically. New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere. New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps. New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in Notes to a new level. New: Compose mind maps with complex structures. New: New tools for doodling and sketching. All-new Notes.
[Update: Aug 25, 2021] Poco M2 Pro has started receiving the stable Android 11 update in India. It comes with the firmware version MIUI V188.8.131.52.RJPINXM, and has a download size of about 2.3GB.
(System) Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to August 2021. Increased system security. Stable MIUI based on Android 11
Will Poco M2 Pro Get Android 12 Update?
Xiaomi has not yet released of devices that are eligible for Android 12 updgrade. However, a report from Xiaomiui suggests that Poco M2 will receive MIUI 13 and Android 12. So, if Poco M2 is in the radar of receiving Android 12 update from Xiaomi, then the Poco M2 Pro also has higher changes of getting upgraded to Android 12. We’ll update here once the company officiallly announces something.