OnePlus Band, OnePlus Watch Launch Tipped In January: To Start At Rs 2,999?

OnePlus Band launch tipped in January 2021, could come to India by end of next month. OnePlus Band is expected to start at an affordable price offering an OLED display, multiple sports modes and waterproofing. OnePlus Watch has also been confirmed to be in development by CEO Pete Lau. OnePlus Watch launch may happen alongside the OnePlus 9 series in 2021.

OnePlus Band, OnePlus Watch Launch Tipped In January: To Start At Rs 2,999? (img: Android Headlines)

The company is working with Google on an improved version of WearOS for the OnePlus Watch, said to be a customised skin of OxygenOS.  OnePlus Watch was previously leaked in a Cyberpunk 2077 edition.

The live images were revealed online on Chinese microblogging website Weibo.

Already leaked on a number of occasions, the OnePlus Watch is said to be in the final stages of development. OnePlus Watch will run on its own OxygenOS For Watch platform and not Google’s Wear OS.

With all smartphone companies joining the smartwatch bandwagon, OnePlus isn’t keeping it far as well. 

The company has been expanding fast into multiple segments, and smartwatch is one of the upcoming categories. OnePlus Watch has already been leaked on multiple occasions, but the recent image leak hints at an imminent launch. The company has already added an array of non-smartphone products in 2020.

Expect that to grow in 2021 with multiple products set to join in the OnePlus brand including affordable phones, watches and IoT products. The company has slowly been moving away from the high-end flagship space to the all-round segment. New OnePlus Nord smartphones are in the pipeline as well apart from OnePlus 9 series and OnePlus Watch. 

OnePlus Band Launch In January: Report

OnePlus will be stepping big into the wearables segment in 2021. Apart from the OnePlus Watch, the company will foray into the smart band category as well along with the first smartwatch. The OnePlus Band is said to be in the final stages of development, and it will directly compete with the budget Mi Bands and similar wearables.

OnePlus is all set to launch it’s first-ever smart band, confirmed by Android Central. As per the report, the company is planning to launch the OnePlus Band sometime in Q1 2021.

OnePlus Band will pack an OLED display, offer water resistance along with multi-day battery life and support all tracking basic fitness stats.

OnePlus Band Price In India, Launch: January 2021?

It’s going to be a fitness tracker with an OLED display on top. The report also states that OnePlus Band will come at an affordable price. OnePlus Band price is expected to stay around $40 (around Rs 2,900). In India, OnePlus Band price may start at Rs 2,999 or even lower.

The OnePlus fitness tracker is said to be announced by OnePlus first in India and then it will launch in other regions. OnePlus Band launch is now tipped for January. The smart band will be available via Amazon and OnePlus Store.

OnePlus Watch Launch Soon, In Development: CEO Pete Lau

OnePlus Watch launch date is expected in 2021. We may see OnePlus Watch launching alongside the OnePlus 9 in Q1 2021. OnePlus Watch is in development, and it could be in the final stages of testing. Popular tipster Max Jambor previously said OnePlus Watch will not be based on Google’s WearOS, but the new report says otherwise.

We are still not sure whether the OnePlus Watch will run on WearOS or a customized skin on top of OxygenOS alongside WearOS. OnePlus is said to be reportedly working closely with Google on this.

If we go by the rumours, the OnePlus watch will have a customised OxygenOS skin on top. 9to5Google have previously hinted that the company is building its own platform for its upcoming smartwatch.

OnePlus Watch may run on Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC, the successor to Snapdragon 3100 SoC offering a more refined performance with enhanced efficiency.

The OnePlus Watch might come in a special Cyberpunk 2077 edition, posted on Chinese microblogging site Weibo. OnePlus has partnered with Cyberpunk 2077 for the OnePlus 8T, so OnePlus Watch Cyberpunk 2077 won’t be a surprise. The Vivo Watch recently launched in China, so expect similarities on OnePlus Watch from Oppo and Vivo watches. 

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