Oppo’s new smartwatch runs Put on OS however with higher well being monitoring

Though it seems to be so much just like the Apple Watch, the bigger Oppo Watch really has twin curved edges that the corporate describes as a “versatile AMOLED”, whereas the 41mm mannequin is flat. Relying on the dimensions you select, you’ll be getting both an enormous 1.91-inch or 1.6-inch 1,000-nit touchscreen that must be simply readable in daylight. 

Oppo Watch Wear OS


The smaller model has a 300mAh battery that ought to assist it last as long as 24 hours of ordinary smartwatch use and 14 days in an influence saver mode. In the meantime, the larger Watch has a 430mAh cell with an estimated 36-hour runtime for the WiFi mannequin. LTE will clearly faucet the battery extra and Oppo expects the mobile possibility to last as long as 30 hours. In Energy Saver, the 46mm ought to dangle round for 21 days, whether or not it’s WiFi or LTE. 

These modes are much like these you’d see on Wear OS watches powered by the Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset, so the watch nonetheless performs fundamental options like exhibiting the time and counting your steps whereas it’s operating on low energy. However Oppo additionally presents issues like notifications and coronary heart fee monitoring in its Energy Saver mode, making it barely extra helpful.

Essentially the most intriguing factor concerning the Oppo Watch is the tweaks the corporate made to Put on OS on its machine. It’s not nearly customized watch faces, though Oppo’s default watch face helpfully shows your energy burned and steps taken. There’s additionally a HeyTap Well being app that makes the Oppo Watch a bit higher at monitoring your well being metrics than the typical Put on OS watch. For instance, you’ll get brief exercise tutorial movies and coached coaching classes, in addition to sleep monitoring. Runners can even recognize the onboard GPS for mapping their routes, whereas those that like swimming will welcome the water resistance of as much as 5 ATM. 

This can be a compelling set of options. However till we find out about US pricing and may get our palms on one to check out, I’m reserving judgement — a powerful specs listing is sweet, however what issues extra is the true world expertise.