It’s hardly a secret that OnePlus is working on a new smartwatch to take on the likes of Apple, Vivo and Samsung. In the past few weeks, the company has subtly hinted at the same, although it has avoided making a formal announcement about the launch of this watch.
However, a new report now suggests the smartwatch has been put on the back burner for now, with the project being “indefinitely delayed”. This information is provided courtesy of Max J via Voice. Interestingly, this information comes even after the informant had previously stated Twitter that a OnePlus-branded smartwatch is indeed in the works and may be launched soon.
This is something he clarified himself as he said: “A few weeks ago, I announced that the OnePlus watch would be unveiled in October, but according to the latest information from multiple sources, there are some changes regarding the launch … According to my information, the OnePlus Watch announcement has been postponed with no new date. Now I don’t know the reasons for this step, but my guess is that there are some complications with the production or development of the software. “
Max J goes on to speculate that the launch may have been delayed due to problems related to software production or development that could have caused severe delays for the new smartwatch. For now, there’s no telling how delayed this watch may be, however, considering the fact that OnePlus has only shown a vague teaser with a sketch of the device so far, it would lead us to believe we may have to wait a bit for the launch. smartwatch that may not become official until the company’s next big launch next year.
As for the smartwatch, previous reports have suggested that the new device would borrow its design from the Vivo Watch which launched in China in early September. Aside from that, little else is known about the device, including details on its internals, but there are hints that the new OnePlus Watch could come with a Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC which would represent a major upgrade over the Snapdragon 2100 or 3100 in terms of performance. and efficiency.
The launch of the smartwatch is also interesting as it would signal OnePlus’ intention to expand its portfolio. The brand launched new TWS earphones earlier this year and even announced a range of budget phones in the form of the OnePlus Nord. This launch of the OnePlus Smartwatch would represent another step in the ongoing attempts to expand its product portfolio.
The new OnePlus Smartwatch is likely to borrow its design from the Vivo Watch which launched in China in early September.
- OnePlus is expected to launch a new smartwatch.
- The smartwatch has been made fun of by the company in the past.
- The OnePlus watch could carry a design like the Vivo watch.