While much of the hype surrounding Oppo in the last month was centered around its hotly anticipated Find X2 flagship smartphones, the company also brought its first smartwatch today. Dubbed Oppo Watch has the looks and specs to catch the attention of those looking for a premium Wear OS device on their wrists.
Starting off with the display, Oppo is bringing a curved AMOLED panel with 326 ppi, covering 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut. It comes in 1.6-inch and 1.9-inch varieties. It sports minimal bezels all around and features two buttons for navigating the interface.
The Oppo Watch can track a broad range of physical exercises, your sleep and heart rate, but it also offers electrocardiogram (ECG) functionalit which is not very common.
The watch is rated 5ATM for water resistance.
The Snapdragon Wear 2500 chipset sits at the helm alongside the Apollo 3 co-processor. On the software side, were looking at Googles Wear OS with Oppo’s own ColorOS Watch on top. There is no SIM slot, but the eSIM allows the Oppo Watch to achieve full independence from your smartphone on carriers that support it.
Oppo is also bringing Watch VOOC charging which promises to top up 50% of the battery in just 17 minutes.
The Oppo Watch will debut in China, but there is no word yet on when it will make its way to international markets . Pre-orders are set to begin later today, while official sales will tip-off on March 24.
The 46mm variant will go for CNY 1,999 ($288) while the 41mm version will retail for CNY 1,499 ($215).