We’ve identified in regards to the OnePlus smartwatch for what appears an eternity, however the await its launch is lastly practically over.
OnePlus has posted a teaser to its Twitter account, confirming that it’s going to launch the product on 23 March. The teaser video reveals off some feedback from the OnePlus group clamouring for its launch with the caption “You asked for it. You’re getting it”
The teaser additionally reveals off some glimpses of the watch itself.
It appears as if we have now a spherical face, and a textured strap. But something aside from that’s simply hypothesis at this level.
It’s additionally prone to run Wear OS – though that can also be unconfirmed.
You requested for it. You’re getting it.
— OnePlus (@oneplus) March 12, 2021
In an interview with Input Mag final 12 months, CEO Pete Lau confirmed the existence of a OnePlus smartwatch and talked in regards to the work the corporate was doing with Google.
“Wear OS definitely has room to improve. What we’re trying to do is work with Google to try to improve the connectivity between the Wear OS ecosystem, Android TV, and Android smartphones to create this ability for better device interoperability across the ecosystems,” he stated.
“This has been one thing checked out very positively from Google’s aspect as properly, so that is the path that we’re making an attempt to develop, however we do not have greater than we will share on that proper now.”
The OnePlus smartwatch was first rumored approach again in 2014, however the venture was shelved as curiosity in smartwatches cooled. Now the market is pink sizzling once more, with smartphone makers equivalent to Oppo, Xiaomi and Huawei all making headway.
Huawei has managed to work its solution to turning into the second greatest producer or smartwatches by world shipments – and given the Apple Watch has 50% market share but can solely be utilized by iOS units, there’s loads of market nonetheless up for grabs.
We’ll carry you the complete particulars on 23 March.