OnePlus’ first smartwatch could be launching later this year.
What you need to know
A brand-new roll at Indonesia’s IMDA certification shows OnePlus is working on a wearable. The listing was discovered that the smartwatch is likely to be dubbed the OnePlus Watch, and we also got the model number( W301GB ). Additional reports indicate OnePlus has been working on a smartwatch for over a year.
OnePlus is ready to launch its first smartwatch. As spotted by the tribes at 91Mobiles, a wearable by the name of OnePlus Watch presented up at Indonesia’s Infocomm Media Development Authority( IMDA) certification site, and we got the model number as well, W301GB.
There’s no scarcity of smartwatches for Android, and OnePlus itself has been are connected with a smartwatch for several years. A report from TechRadar indicates OnePlus has “actively been looking into a smartwatch for the last year.” That quote comes from a former OnePlus employee speaking to the publication, and it adds further weight to the IMDA listing.
OnePlus mentioned in the past that it wanted to set up its own ecosystem of machines, and a smartwatch would fit into that perfectly. There’s no mention of when the OnePlus Watch will debut, but we can make a few guess. If history is any indication, the OnePlus Watch will be inspired by the OPPO Watch, and it wouldn’t surprise me if it shared the same design and internal hardware.
OnePlus and OPPO continue to share a lot of portions — the OnePlus 8 Pro aspects the same display and a lot of the same hardware as the Find X2 Pro — and the company could emulate a similar strategy for wearables. With the OPPO Watch boast Wear OS, it is likely OnePlus will also offer Google’s wearable OS with a few customization options of its own.
That induces things particularly interesting, because the OPPO Watch is available in markets like India for merely [?] 14,990 ($ 205 ), and we could see the OnePlus Watch debut at around the same price point. We should get more information on the OnePlus Watch in the next week, but what the hell is you like to see from the brand in this category? Share your thoughts below.
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