OnePlus debuts in smartwatch category; launches OnePlus Watch

Post its umpteen efforts of entering the smartwatch game post its success in the smartphone marketplace, OnePlus has finally revealed its debut into the category with the launch of OnePlus Watch. The new smartwatch boasts of a round design that resembles the design of any regular wristwatch.

Starting at a price of USD 159, the watch is now made available in two colors: black and silver, with the display of 1.39-inch OLED board at 326ppi. The watch is also likely to feature an advanced version of OnePlus’ Warp Charge structure.

It also promises a week of battery life off a 20-minute charge. Considering the specifications of the OnePlus Watch, the product features 4 GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM, and unified speakers.

One of the enticing features that makes OnePlus Watch a novel attraction today is its in-built fitness tracker. The products offer over 110 workout modes, built-in GPS, and features IP68 water and dust resistance.

Moreover, the OnePlus Watch features improved storage capacity for music, which enables users to store up to 500 songs to listen over their Bluetooth headphones when out on a run, even when they don’t have their phone with them. The watch also automatically detects and traces workouts as well as help in monitoring stress, sleep, heart rate, and blood oxygen saturation.

Company officials had earlier announced that the watch would make use of RTOS-style software setup with a companion application that will enable it to connect to users phone to receive notifications and calls. This means that things with custom watchfaces and application selection will largely be limited to whatever the company can develop in-house.

Further, speculations have it that OnePlus Watch can be connected to a OnePlus TV, allowing it to be used as a remote to change channels or increase or reduce volumes. Also, if a person happens to fall asleep while watching TV on OnePlus’ set, the watch can automatically switch off the TV after it detects that the user has fallen asleep.

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