Xiaomi had recently announced the arrival of the Mi Band 5 in the global market. While the Chinese version had already received an update rollout previously which enabled camera shutter button via the band; the global version of the Mi Band 5 did already have that functionality from the beginning. Previously with the MiFit V4.4.0 update, the Mi Band 5 and the Mi Band 4; had received a new update bringing new features. Today, the Mi Band 5 has started to receive a new update v188.8.131.52 Here’s all about the latest update on the new Mi Band 5:
Xiaomi’s latest Mi Smart Band 5 is now expanded to the firmware version 184.108.40.206. The latest update aims at improving the overall quality of the band by enhancing its performance and crushing some known bugs. Although the previous update brought automatic workout detection which automatically knows your workout mode and acts based on it, the new update doesn’t bring a lot new. According to the users, the update has brought accuracy to the tracking functions and the increased the overall speed in some features.
The REM sleep feature which was enhanced with the 220.127.116.11 firmware version sees improvement. Since the commencement, we haven’t seen any major or minor issue with the sleep pattern or with REM Sleep data reported by the users. Interestingly, users are reporting better results with heart rate monitoring and step counter.
The new update is currently being rolled out in Indonesia and will be soon rolled out in other countries in the upcoming days. As usual, you have to first update the Mi Fit app to the latest version. Once updated, the Mi Smart Band 5 should be ready to install the new 18.104.22.168 update version.
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MI FIT V4.4.0 UPDATE CHANGES:
The latest version of the Mi Fit application is already now out on the Google Play Store; meaning Android users can now straightaway update their applications; whereas iOS users will still need to wait for some time for the update to show up. With the latest update, v22.214.171.124 has started to roll out for the Mi Band 5; which brings two major new features to the previously smart fitness tracker. The band can now automatically detect exercise and toggle on the exercise mode. Xiaomi has packed in a new automatic motion detection feature, which can detect your current exercise mode and toggle it on, in the smart band. This new feature could come in handy for people who forget to turn on the exercise mode during workouts. Smartwatches and smart bands such as the Honor Magic Watch 2 have already seen an similar feature.
To recall, the Mi Band 5 was previously launched with a 1.1-inch AMOLED screen, with 2.5D scratch-resistant glass, 11 sports modes including outdoor running, walking, cycling, indoor running, swimming, exercise, indoor cycling, elliptical machine, skipping rope, yoga, rowing machine; Bluetooth 5.0, 125mAh battery, 5atm water resistance and more; for CNY 189 (about $27) for the model without NFC and CNY 229 (about $32) for the NFC version.