A brand new firmware is being rolled out for Fitbit Cost 4, the newest of the Californian producer’s smartbands, which brings some vital information, particularly as regards the GPS receiver.
The primary novelty is represented by Dynamic GPS, which permits a major saving of the battery of the smartband. Within the occasion that you’re tracing a route along with your smartphone in your pocket, you possibly can lean on the GPS of your smartphone with out having to make any settings.
As soon as the mode is ready Dynamic GPS will probably be the identical smartband to make use of the inner receiver or that of the smartphone, if the latter is within the fast neighborhood. As well as, the info collected could possibly be of higher high quality, particularly particularly climate situations the place the smartphone inevitably proves higher from this perspective.
Different new options of firmware 1.96.29 for Fitbit Cost 4 we discover the Sensible Wake operate, derived from the corporate’s smartwatches, which chooses probably the most appropriate second to wake you up, when sleep is mild. The operate have to be activated so if you have already got alarms you’ll have to delete them and set sensible alarms.
To additional cut back consumption, you may as well select the display timeout between 3, 5 and eight seconds. The final setting causes the looks of a popup reminding that it’s a setting that might drastically cut back the autonomy.
The firmware is being staged roll out, so it can take a couple of days to succeed in all of the affected units. You simply need to periodically examine the Fitbit app to examine the supply of the replace.