It turns out the Xiaomi Watch Color Version is getting a system update. The latter is adding features such as off-screen display and album dial.
The firmware update version for the Xiaomi Watch Color is V1.3.253. This update adds a feature such as an off-screen display and album dial. Also, there are other bug fixes and improvements.
- Added off-screen display function, support for double-click to light up screen when off-screen display.
- Add watch to control smartphone music, you need to update Xiaomi Wear App to the latest version.
- To add an album watch face, you need to update Xiaomi Wear App to the latest version.
- Optimizes alarm and timer vibration feedback.
- Optimizes incoming call reminder, supports call mute function (only support Android App).
- Filters unimportant mobile phone system information.
- Optimizes the step counting algorithm.
- Optimizes the algorithm of raising the wrist and bright screen.
- Fixes other known issues.
As for the watch itself, the all-black body + the all-black rubber strap has a strong sense of unity when the screen is off. By the way, the latter is 1.39 inches. The round screen has a diameter of about 47 mm and a pixel density of 326ppi. The watch with the round glass with a water droplet curved surface is relatively narrow. The third-generation glass of Corning Gorilla has high light transmittance and a metal middle frame with a thickness of about 6 mm. The overall visual effect is very good.
This watch has an acceleration sensor, gyroscope, barometric pressure sensor, ambient light sensor, and geomagnetic sensor. It can recognize exercise posture. Plus, there is a third-generation HRM heart rate sensor. Due to Xiaomi’s exercise algorithm, it can identify heart rate changes and calculate calories during exercise. It also supports 5ATM waterproof, which can be used for swimming.
The capacity of 420mAh is much larger than the 130mAh battery of Xiaomi Mi Band 4. And it has no power-consuming chips or applications. It also does not have eSIM or the like. So that’s not difficult to guess it is connected to the phone with Bluetooth 5.0. The battery life is up to 14 days.