Huami has listened to all its customers who have complained about slow & inaccurate GPS functionality. The Amazfit GTR & Amazfit GTS were the two smartwatches that have GPS issues for an extended period. Now Huami has released a new software update in China to improve the GPS positioning on both watches. The firmware version 188.8.131.52 is available for Amazfit GTR 47mm and firmware version 0.1.0.47 is available for 42mm model. The Amazfit GTS is getting a 0.0.8.37 firmware version in China.
In the last update, both devices have received an automatic screen timeout feature for Always-on Display along with fixes for the black screen problem. Both missed dealing with the actual problem of having since the beginning. The latest update only mentions, “Optimized GPS positioning speed and accuracy.” It means that Huami has rolled out this version solely to tackle with GPS issue and to improve the speed and accuracy. Most of the customers have a problem with slower GPS and its accuracy while doing outdoor activities and we hope the company has solved it.
The new firmware is rolling out In China so, at this time, we can’t review the GPS on both watches. If any of you have installed it, then you can share your experience with updated GPS in the comment box below. The new version for both Amazfit GTR & Amazfit GTS will available soon in other countries.