Alongside new phones, OnePlus introduced its first smartwatch, the OnePlus Watch right now. However whereas OnePlus is all in on Android telephones, this isn’t a Put on OS watch. As a substitute it’ll run a real-time working system (RTOS). However at simply $159, it’s laborious to begrudge a smartwatch with full workout tracking.
The OnePlus Watch appears to be like like a standard watch, due to its spherical face and 46 mm dimension. To maintain with that conventional look, the watch homes a with 2.5D curved glass face. OnePlus says the face “is hand-polished with greater than 20 remedies for a refined end.”
However make no mistake, it’s a full smartwatch even regardless of its inexpensive value. And it doesn’t skimp on options. It has sleep and exercise monitoring, and greater than 50 watch faces. While you’re exercising, you possibly can select from over 110 exercise sorts, together with a parkour mode (a rarity for smartwatches).
That features swimming, due to its 5ATM + IP68 water and dirt resistance scores. While you’re swimming, it’ll use posture recognition that can assist you get probably the most out of your exercise. The watch can monitor SP02, coronary heart charge, and GPS location.
You’ll additionally get distance metrics, together with energy, velocity monitoring, and Swim Golf (SWOLF) effectivity for swimmers. And like many smartwatches, it presents stress detection, respiratory coaching, speedy coronary heart charge alerts and sedentary reminders. Assuming you don’t flip these off. And the OnePlus Watch can detect exercises robotically for you, in case you overlook to pick out one earlier than getting began.
The OnePlus Watch naturally has connectivity choices. You’ll be able to hook up with your cellphone and even your wi-fi earbuds over Bluetooth. You probably have a OnePlus TV, it’ll sync with that as effectively. When linked to the TV, it might function a distant, decrease the quantity robotically when a name is available in, and even flip the TV off when you go to sleep.
You too can take calls and take heed to music due to onboard storage. The watch comes with 4 GBs of storage, however you’ll solely get 2 GBs to make use of, sufficient to retailer about 500 songs. It additionally features a wi-fi charger, utilizing OnePlus warp charging to get per week’s value of cost in simply 20 minutes. For those who’re in a rush, 5 minutes of cost will get you a day’s value of energy.
The OnePlus Watch will are available Midnight Black or Moonlight Silver for $159 and can see a Cobalt Restricted version variant. You should purchase the smartwatch immediately from the OnePlus website on April 14th.