Last week Xiaomi announced the new HyperOS to replace MIUI and has now made it official in China, alongside the launch of the Xiaomi 14 series. This will be a unified operating system for smartphones, IoT devices and even cars. With this, Xiaomi wants to improve the performance and efficiency of the compatible devices. Check out the details below.
Xiaomi’s new HyperOS is lightweight and based on Linux and the self-developed Xiaomi Vela. Xiaomi Vela is open-source based on the NuttX real-time operating system. It only takes up 8.75 GB of system storage. The operating system has resource management capabilities, allowing it to work with different device configurations while improving performance. It has a supported RAM range of 64 KB and 24 GB, making it quite versatile.
There is better network performance and improved multitasking. You also get features like the MiSans global font system for global users, improved visual effects rendering, changes to the lock screen with new styles and more.
It supports precise hardware scheduling, which can ensure smooth performance and energy efficiency even in complex scenarios. Xiaomi says this has been achieved “through technical means such as dynamic thread priority adjustment and dynamic task cycle evaluation.”There will be a more stable frame rate and less power consumption while playing graphics-intensive games. HyperOS also restructures the file system, memory management, imaging subsystem, and networking system.
As mentioned earlier, HyperOS aims to be a unified system for connected devices, and with the integrated device center, controlling and monitoring each connected device will be much easier. This allows you to “Seamlessly switch camera sources during video conferences, access car cameras from your phone, access your smartphone’s rear camera while using a tablet or laptop, and even connect your tablet to the Internet via your smartphone.“
This also utilizes the power of AI HyperMind. Allows connected devices to learn usage patterns and habits for added convenience. HyperOS also includes large base models for Xiaomi AI Assistant to activate features such as text generation, real-time subtitles and more. The Mi Canvas app for Xiaomi tablets also supports the AI Brush for professional artwork improvements.
Xiaomi has also added the home-made TEE security model for enhanced security and privacy features and end-to-end encryption for data transfer between devices.
Eligible devices and rollout timeline
Xiaomi’s HyperOS is available out-of-the-box with the Xiaomi 14 and the Xiaomi 14 Pro in China and will be rolled out to other devices in the future. December 2023 in China. The global rollout will begin in due time Q1, 2024. Here you can see which devices are eligible.
- Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro
- Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Pro and Xiaomi 13 Ultra
- Redmi K60, Redmi K60 Pro and Redmi K60 Extreme Edition
- Xiaomi Mix 3
- Xiaomi Mix 2
- Xiaomi Pad 6, Xiaomi Pad 6 Pro and Xiaomi Pad 6 Max
- Xiaomi TV S Pro (85 inches, 75 inches and 65 inches)
- Xiaomi watch S3
- Xiaomi sound speaker
- Xiaomi smart camera 3 Pro PTZ
There is no good clarity yet on the global device list, but this should be announced soon. So, what are your thoughts on the new HyperOS? Let us know in the comments below.