OnePlus Watch launched in India: price, specs and more details
OnePlus launched its first smartwatch at a virtual event alongside the OnePlus 9 series. The OnePlus watch is priced at Rs 14,999 as part of an introductory offer. It comes with a 46mm round dial with a 2.5D curved glass AMOLED display. Under the hood, it has 4 GB of standalone storage and runs on an RTOS-based operating system. It has over 110 training modes with automatic workout detection for workouts like jogging and running. It has a rating of 5ATM and IP68 for water and dust resistance.
It has a stainless steel body with a glossy CD pattern on the screen with a unibody design. The strap material used is fluoroelastomer on the standard edition while leather on the Cobal limited edition. The standard variant also comes with a stainless steel case in the colors Midnight Steel and Midnight Black, while the Cobalt edition comes with a cobalt alloy case in gold.
Training modes and monitors
The 110 training modes include key modes like walking, jogging, running, marathon, outdoor cycling, indoor cycling, freestyle training, swimming, elliptical, cross trainer, rowing, badminton, mountaineering, outdoor orienteering, yoga, cricket and others. It comes with monitors like SpO2 monitoring, stress detection, breathing, rapid heart rate alert, and sedentary reminder. The blood oxygen saturation monitor comes in handy, especially in Covid-19 times. OnePlus says it has fast and precise positioning. The smartwatch is equipped with an autonomous GPS with four satellite positions. Users can check their health data in the OnePlus Health app.
The OnePlus Watch allows users to make hands-free calls, access app notifications, phone settings, and control the camera shutter. For OnePlus phone users, they have direct access to Zen mode and gallery. Users can also control smartwatch music and listen to it using any bluetooth device.
The unique feature of OnePlus Watch is that it doubles as a controller for OnePlus TV. Users can control volume, browser through content using the watch. The watch can detect that the person has fallen asleep and turns off the TV after 30 minutes. Also, it reduces the volume of the TV during an incoming call.
Battery and charging
OnePlus Watch can last up to two weeks on a full charge. It comes with Warp Charge technology. Charging the watch for 20 minutes gives a seven-day charge, while a five-minute charge gives a one-day charge.