OPPO recently unveiled the new OPPO Watch in India and while it does look like an Apple Watch, it's a WearOS smartwatch that packs in some really exciting features. OPPO Watch is the first smartwatch from the brand to launch. The wearable comes in two sizes – 41mm and 46mm – and features a dual-curved display and Apple Watch-like square dial.
OPPO Watch is compatible with Android and iOS and connects via Bluetooth 4.2. The smartwatch can also perform an electrocardiogram (ECG), is 5 ATM water-resistant, and supports Watch VOOC flash charging. Here’s a look at the OPPO Watch price, sale date, and specifications.
OPPO Watch specifications
OPPO Watch comes in two models 41mm and 46mm. While the former has a 1.6-inch, the latter ships with a slightly bigger 1.9-inch screen curved AMOLED display with 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2500 chipset and Apollo 3 Wireless co-processor. OPPO says that it switches between chipsets based on the current task. It packs 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The smartwatch boots Google Wear OS with ColorOS custom skin on top. It comes with custom watch faces and has app support.
OPPO Watch smartwatch can track activities such as walking, running, swimming, cycling, gym-training and more. It can also monitor sleeping habits, and heart rate sensor The watch is water-resistant up to 50 meters. The 46mm packs a 430mAh battery, while the 41mm has a 300mAh unit. Both models support OPPO’s VOOC fast-charging solution and is claimed to top up completely in just 75 minutes. There is also NFC support on board for payments.
Oppo Watch price and release date
The Oppo Watch was unveiled on March 6, 2020, alongside the Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro at an event hosted by the company in place of its show at Mobile World Congress.
The Oppo Watch is on sale now in India, and it's set to come out in the UK at some point in October. Whether the device would be coming to the Singapore, there is currently still no news from Oppo Singapore, though our guess is that it will not be anytime soon.
Based on India launch price, we expect the Oppo Watch price to be Rs 14,990 (around SGD $275) for the 41mm variant. If you want want the larger 46mm watch, it'll cost Rs 19,990 (around SGD$366).
The Oppo Watch is a great example of what manufacturers can achieve with the right efforts in both hardware and software. Even if its look is uninspired, there’s credit due for how well-executed the curved display - and this smartwatch as a whole