Chinese firm Xiaomi has now announced the successor for its popular Mi Band, with the launch of Mi Band 1s or Mi Band Pulse. The new version will soon be available in China for around 16 US dollars, via Mi.com.
However, Chinese online shop GearBest is offering pre-sales of the Xiaomi Mi Band 1s for around 25 US dollars on its site now. So if you are a fitness fanatic and can’t wait for the official launch but don’t mind paying a bit extra, the new band can be yours today.
The band features a smart heart rate monitor allowing you to check your heart rate as you exercise, hence the name Mi Band Pulse. It’s ideal for anyone training who needs to keep a close eye on their heart rate as they workout.
Mi Fit App – Latest version
If you purchase a Mi Band then you will also need Mi Fit which is the application which downloads and receive all of the data recorded by the wrist band.
In light of the new launch, Xiaomi has also upgraded the Mi Fit software with a new version of the Mi Fit app for Android. The latest version is 2.4.2 APK and it features several bug fixes and some new extras as well.
The app can be used on all Android mobile phones which are running Android 4.3 or higher. If you wish to upgrade your app to the latest version, here is our quick guide to help you to do so successfully.
10 steps to download
There are just a few simple steps to follow and then you will have the new app all ready to go with your new upgraded wrist band.
Step 1. Go to the Google Play Store to download the app
Step 2. If you do not have Google Play Store on your phone then you can download the app from using this direct link: http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/xiaomi-technology/mi-fit/mi-fit-2-3-0-release/
Step 3. Once you have downloaded Mi Fit APK successfully to your phone, move the file into the phone’s storage.
Step 4. You can do this using a Shareit application or by using a USB cable.
Step 5. Open the File Manager to find the app file in the storage
Step 6. Click on the file and follow the instructions
Step 7. Launch the app
Step 8. Link up the app with your newly purchased Mi Band 1s and sync them together
Step 9. Where the band and start to work out
Step 10. Download the data from the band into your app, so that you can monitor and track your health and fitness levels every time you are wearing the band.
That is our simple 10-step plan to download the Mi Fit 2.4.1 APK app onto your Android phone, either with or without the Google store. If you want more ideas for how to use your new Mi Band 1s then there is a specific product newsletter which you can sign up to via the Xiaomi website to receive regular news and information.