According to the latest news from overseas, the Android industry is currently in the process of fully shifting to 64-bit, which will completely eliminate the 32-bit ecosystem.
It is reported that Xiaomi will also support only 64-bit applications in MIUI 15 and no longer support 32-bit applications.
In fact, Google and Arm have completed the conversion in advance, and MIUI as an Android system, and mobile phones are equipped with Arm architecture processors, switching 64-bit is inevitable.
Xiaomi has previously notified developers to adapt to the 64-bit ecosystem, and will gradually clean up applications that only support 32-bit: from May 8, 2023, the Xiaomi App Store will no longer allow 32-bit packages to be listed/updated; From July 1, gradually clean up the App that is not suitable for 64-bit.
Xiaomi pointed out that since 2023, the ARM architecture CPU core will be forced to use 64-bit, and 32-bit instructions will be eliminated by then. The implementation of 64-bit aims to better improve the performance experience of Android applications and reduce the power consumption impact of Android applications.
Xiaomi also said that 64-bit migration is the inevitable direction of the development of mobile application ecology, which means that applications will get greater improvements in security, performance, power consumption and other aspects.
It is reported that the Redmi Note 13 and Xiaomi 14 series to be released in the second half of the year will be pre-installed with the MIUI 15 system, which only supports 64-bit applications.
It is worth noting that this time MIUI finally brought about the appearance of improvements, the introduction of Google’s heavily promoted Material You design language, bring personalized user interface, Settings to allow users to adjust their own ICONS and so on.
At the same time, the built-in icon will also be significantly changed, using a rounded rectangle shape with a large arc, in line with the new Xiaomi logo created by Japanese design master Kenya Hara.