OnePlus entered the smartwearables segment earlier this year with the launch of OnePlus band earlier this year. OnePlus Band is priced at Rs 2,499. The company claims that smartwatch has been one of the most-requested device from OnePlus community members. ” Naturally, we turned our attention to smartwatches, as it aligns with our mission to create a burdenless experience. We see smartwatches as more than just instruments that indicate the time and heart rates, but powerful devices capable of elevating our personal digital experience to new heights. And we can’t forget that a smartwatch is the most-requested device from you, the OnePlus Community,” ads OnePlus.
Hinting about the likely price of the upcoming smartwatch OnePlus said that it will come at affordable price point. “A best-in-class experience at an affordable price point, so that more of our global OnePlus users can enjoy our signature burdenless, seamlessly connected experience,” says the company’s post.
OnePlus first revealed its smartwatch ambitions in October last year.
OnePlus 9 launch: Specs announced
OnePlus is set to host its event for OnePlus 9 series smartphones on March 23. The event is scheduled for 10:00 AM EDT (7:30 PM IST). It will be livestreamed at https://www.oneplus.com/launch. OnePlus is likely to launch OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro at the event. The duo are likely to come with flagship specs. The company has partnered with camera maker Hasselblad for the smartphones. “We’re really excited that two of these technologies will make their debut on the OnePlus 9 Series – the Sony IMX789 sensor, which is the largest and most advanced main camera sensor ever on a OnePlus device, and freeform lens technology for improved ultra-wide photography. And looking further down the road, we’ll also share some details about two new technologies that we are already working on for future flagships, as a testament to our long-term commitment to mobile photography innovation – a panoramic camera with a 140-degree field of view, and a “bionic lens” for fast focusing,” says OnePlus on its forum.