Poco M2 gets Android 11 and MIUI 12.5 with the new update

Xiaomi is giving two surprises to Poco M2 users in India. The new software update brings Android 11 as well as the latest MIUI 12.5 skin. It is like two major upgrades at the same time.

The new software update is bundled with firmware version V12.5.1.0.RJRINXM. According to the changelog, the device is getting 20 times more rendering power and the response to gestures is now instant. Xiaomi claims that MIUI 12.5 is lighter, faster, and more durable than the previous version. 

Xiaomi has made several custom device model adjustments, which is claimed to make the device faster. The Notes app is also getting a bunch of new features such as Dynamic layouts, doodling & sketching tools, gesture shortcuts, and Compose mind maps with complex structures. On top of all this, Android 11 brings new features and improvements which include Chat bubbles, one-time permission, permission auto reset, improved Digital Wellbeing, and more. 

The new software update for Poco M2 brings the August 2021 security patch. It fixes over a dozen of security and privacy vulnerabilities. Poco M2 users in India have started receiving the Android 11 update. To manually check for the new update, navigate to Settings >> About phone and tap on the MIUI 12 to check for new updates. 

Poco M2 Android 11 MIUI 12.5 update

We have also added download links for the latest package. Please note that we don’t recommend manually flashing the ROM file. So, proceed at your own risk.


  • Poco M2


  • India

Software version:

  • V12.5.1.0.RJRINXM

Download link:

  • Recovery ROM


  • 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 August 2021. Increased system security.
    • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
    • Stable MIUI based on Android 11
  • Notes
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • All-new Notes.


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