What do the letters and numbers that accompany the MIUI version of your Xiaomi

What do the letters and numbers that accompany the MIUI version of your Xiaomi


Many of you have asked us what the letters that accompany the MIUI version of your Xiaomi mean. An alphanumeric set that, beyond being random, represents a specific and really important meaning to understand what update it is.

To be exact, this set of letters and numbers is unique to each mobile device, as well as unique to each version of Android. That is why the letters and numbers that accompany the MIUI version of our Xiaomi have an important meaning that accurately represents its nature .

That is why below we are going to tell you how to understand the meaning of the numbering that accompanies each version of MIUI , so that you know what device it is aimed at, what version of Android it is based on and what type of ROM it is.

Meaning of the numbers that accompany the MIUI version

To begin to explain the meaning of the letters that accompany the MIUI version, let's take update (PCXEUXM) as an example. As you can see, this is divided into two parts, one numerical and one alphabetical.

What do the letters and numbers that accompany the MIUI version of your Xiaomi mean. Xiaomi Addicts News

The numerical part of an MIUI update represents the version of the MIUI . Depending on whether it is a stable ROM or a beta version, the meaning is different:

    • Stable ROM : 11 is the MIUI version, 0 is the MIUI update version, and 9.0 is the ROM version.
    • ROM Beta : In an update type 9.2.28 9 represents the year (2019), 2 means the month (February) and 28 related to the day.

Meaning of the letters that accompany a version of MIUI

On the other hand we find the alphabetical part , a set of letters that beyond being random represent a specific meaning . These tell us exactly what version of Android it is based on, what mobile device it is for, what region it is destined for and where it comes from.

What do the letters and numbers that accompany the MIUI version of your Xiaomi mean. Xiaomi Addicts News

The first letter of a MIUI version represents the version of Android it is based on. For example, if this is a "Q" it will mean that it is based on Android 10:

  • A : Android 11
  • Q : Android 10
  • Q : Android 9 Pie
  • Or : Android 8 Oreo
  • N : Android 7 Nougat
  • M : Android 6 Marshmallow
  • L : Android 5 Lolllipop
  • K : Android 4 KitKat

The second and third letters of a MIUI version refer to which device it is addressed. For example, if this set is "CO" it will mean that the update or version of MIUI is directed to the Redmi Note 8:

  • Xiaomi Mi Series:
    • MA: Xiaomi Mi 1
    • XA: Xiaomi Mi 2
    • XD: Xiaomi Mi 3
    • XD: Xiaomi Mi 3
    • XI: Xiaomi Mi 4i
    • XK: Xiaomi Mi 4c
    • AJ: Xiaomi Mi 4s
    • AA: Xiaomi Mi 5
    • AG: Xiaomi Mi 5s
    • BG: Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
    • DB: Xiaomi Mi 5x
    • CJ: Xiaomi Mi 5c
    • CA: Xiaomi Mi 6
    • DC: Xiaomi Mi 6x
    • EA: Xiaomi Mi 8
    • EB: Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
    • EH: Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
    • DT: Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
    • EC: Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
    • FA: Xiaomi Mi 9
    • FB: Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
    • FI: Xiaomi Mi Play
    • FC: Xiaomi Mi CC 9 / Mi 9 Lite
    • FM: Xiaomi Mi CC 9E
    • FX: Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
    • JB: Xiaomi Mi 10
    • JA: Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Note Series:
    • XE: Xiaomi Mi Note
    • XH: Xiaomi Mi Note Pro
    • AD: Xiaomi Mi Note 2
    • CH: Xiaomi Mi Note 3
    • FD: Xiaomi Mi Note 10 / CC 9 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Series:
    • AH: Xiaomi Mi MIX
    • FROM: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2
    • DG: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S
    • EE: Xiaomi Mi MIX 3
    • EM: Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi Max Series:
    • BC: Xiaomi Mi Max 32GB
    • BD: Xiaomi Mi Max Pro 64GB / 128GB
    • DD: Xiaomi Mi Max 2
    • ED: Xiaomi Mi Max 3
  • Android One Series:
    • DH: Xiaomi Mi A1
    • DI: Xiaomi Mi A2
    • DL: Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
    • FQ: Xiaomi Mi A3
  • POCO Series:
    • GH: POCO X2
  • Redmi series:
    • HC: Xiaomi Redmi 1
    • HB: Xiaomi Redmi 1S
    • HJ: Xiaomi Redmi 2
    • HL: Xiaomi Redmi 2A
    • HJ: Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro
    • AI: Xiaomi Redmi 3/3 Pro / 3 Prime
    • AL: Xiaomi Redmi 3S / 3X / 3S Prime
    • CC: Xiaomi Redmi 4A
    • CE: Xiaomi Redmi 4
    • BE: Xiaomi Redmi 4 PRO
    • AM: Xiaomi Redmi 4x / Redmi 4 India
    • CK: Xiaomi Redmi 5A
    • DA: Xiaomi Redmi 5
    • EG: Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus / Redmi Note 5 India
    • HQ: Xiaomi Redmi Pro
    • EF: Xiaomi Redmi S2 / Y2 India
    • CB: Xiaomi Redmi 6A
    • CG: Xiaomi Redmi 6
    • DI / DM: Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro
    • FL: Xiaomi Redmi 7
    • CL: Xiaomi Redmi GO
    • FJ: Xiaomi Redmi K20 / MI 9T
    • FK: Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
    • FK: Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro Premium
    • CN: Xiaomi Redmi 8
    • CP: Xiaomi Redmi 8A
    • FF: Xiaomi Redmi Y3
    • GH: Xiaomi Redmi K30
    • GI: Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G
  • Redmi Note series:
    • HD: Xiaomi Redmi Note 1
    • HK: Xiaomi Redmi Note 1S
    • HI: Xiaomi Redmi Note 1
    • HM: Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
    • HN: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MTK)
    • HO: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Qualcomm) / Redmi Note 3 Pro
    • HR: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 SE
    • BF: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK) / Note 4x (MTK)
    • CF: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
    • DK: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime / Y1 India
    • DF: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a / Y1 Lite India
    • EI: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro India
    • EK: Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
    • FG: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
    • FH: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
    • CO: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
    • GG: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
    • CX: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
    • JW: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro / 9S

The fourth and fifth letters of the MIUI version take a greater role since they indicate the region to which they are intended. Let's not forget that in addition to the Global ROM and China there are also others such as the European, Russian or even India:

  • MI : Global Version
  • EU : European Version (EEA)
  • CN : Chinese version
  • IN : Indian version
  • RU : Russian version
  • ID : Indonesia
  • MX : Mexico version

Finally, the sixth and seventh letter of the MIUI version shows us the origin or developer of a specific ROM. For example, this can not only be Xiaomi, it can also be an operator that has installed a customized version on the terminal. Known clones are:

  • XM : Xiaomi
  • VF : Vodafone
  • TM : T-Mobile

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