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Pixel Experience with Android 12 For Mi 8 (Dipper)

New build available for Xiaomi Mi 8 (dipper)
by Giammarco Senatore

  • Version: 12
  • Build date: February 25, 2022
  • File size: 1.69 GB


  • February security patch.
  • Added face unlock.
  • Added support for left side volume panel.
  • Upstreamed all the relavent repos with Lineage OS
  • Translations imported
  • Lot of bug fixes

Device Changelog:

  • Etude kernel: Op.12 No.2
    • Linux 4.9.303 and CAF tag `LA.UM.10.3.r1-00900-sdm845.0`
    • removed 2 bytes of padding in network buffers
    • upstreamed generic locking/refcount from 4.14
    • ported arm64-specific fast refcount checking
    • enabled HID WACOM driver
    • wireguard 1.0.20211208
    • DO NOT use another kernel. Just don’t.
  • Brought back qcom wfd implementation
  • Properly disabled surfaceflinger backpressure propagation to reduce jank in certain scenarios
    • we had it disabled on android 11, but a change in surfaceflinger property on android 12 accidentally enabled it again
  • Updated adreno blobs from LA.UM.9.3.r1-02700-sdm845.0
  • Updated parts to newer APIs like TaskStackListener and TaskInfo
    • also fixed some harmless log spams caused by SElinux
  • Whitelisted an intent broadcast for the new ims.apk
  • Dropped obsolete eBPF prop
  • Implemented a boost after fingerprint authentication to speed up the unlocking process and avoid animation janks


  • Clean Flash Recommended.




  • All testers and developers.


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