OnePlus, which currently sells two wearables, OnePlus Watch and OnePlus Band in India, is expected to add one more to its kitty. But under its budget Nord series. The company today shared a teaser image and confirmed the launch of the upcoming OnePlus Nord smartwatch in India. But it did not specify the release date or any other details. But the market expectation is that the smartwatch will be launched in the first week of October.
“The OnePlus Nord Watch will reinforce OnePlus Nord’s presence in the wearables segment and aims to make subscription technology accessible to a wider audience,” the company said in a statement. OnePlus had already entered the entry-level audible segment with the launch of Nord Buds, Nord Buds CE and Nord wired headphones.
The Nord series is something of a sub-segment within the brand and focuses on budget offerings of premium OnePlus devices. OnePlus has found success with the OnePlus Nord series of phones. So there’s every reason to feel confident about the upcoming Nord smartwatch.
OnePlus Nord smartwatch – Here’s what we know
Move with the new OnePlus Nord Smartwatch. Coming soon! pic.twitter.com/6i1orAYQSnSeptember 19, 2022
The OnePlus Nord smartwatch will understandably be something of a country cousin to the OnePlus smartwatch the company launched in 2021, which is selling in the Rs 12,000 to Rs 14,000 range depending on the offers. It competes against the likes of the Amazfit GTS 2 and the Xiaomi Mi Watch.
Nothing official has emerged about the price and specs of the new Nord smartwatch, but the news is that it will cost less than Rs 10,000. Some reports even speculated that it might hit the market in the Rs 5,000-Rs 8,000 price range.
Going along the contours of the provoked image, the Nord smartwatch may have a rectangular shape, unlike the round dial of the OnePlus smartwatch. But there is a school of thought that there might be a round variant of the Nord smartwatch.
Again, it is claimed in reports that the rectangular display will have screen resolutions of 240×280 or 368×448. The OnePlus Nord Watch is also expected to come with features like color touchscreen, heart rate sensor, SpO2 monitoring, sleep tracking, step counting, health features, activity tracking, smartphone notifications, music and much more. These, of course, are a de rigueur on modern smartwatches.
For the record, the existing OnePlus watch comes with a 1.39-inch 2.5D curved AMOLED display, 402mAh battery, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, gyroscope sensor, geomagnetic sensor, optical heart rate and blood oxygen sensor, among others. others. It supports Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity and also has built-in GPS. It has over 110 workout modes and comes with speaker and microphone.