Last week Oppo launched its first smartwatch called Oppo Watch in Germany. The wearable is now global and this time it was announced correctly. In contrast to the Chinese version, there are only a few differences to the global version. Here you will find everything you need to know about the smartwatch.
Oppo watch: price, availability
The Oppo watch is available in two different sizes, namely 41 mm and 46 mm. The former is available in a WiFi-only version, while the latter is also available in LTE connectivity with eSIM support. The 41 mm are available in three color options, namely black, rose gold and silver mist, while the 46 mm are only available in two colors, namely black and high-gloss gold.
Oppo Watch is available in Europe at a starting price of 249 EUR. For the Indian market Depending on the size, the wearable gives you back either INR 14,990 (USD 200) or INR 19,990 (USD 265). Depending on availability, the wearable can be booked in advance, while shipping starts from the first half of August.
Technical data, features
The 41 mm version of the Oppo Watch has a 1.91-inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 402 x 476 pixels. The 46 mm format, on the other hand, has a larger 1.6 inch AMOLED with a resolution of 320 x 360 pixels. The global version of Oppo Watch runs on two chipsets – Snapdragon 3100 Wear and Ambiq Micro Apollo 3. The former is used to run Wear OS, while the latter is the proprietary offering that is used to save energy.
The The ability to run two different operating systems is the main attraction of the wearable. Wear OS lets users take advantage of powerful features like Google Play and GPay. You can then go into sleep mode if you want to save some juice. The energy saving mode offers important information such as time, notification, alarms and other basic things.
In energy-saving mode, the smartwatch can run between 24 and 36 hours depending on its size. In energy saving mode, Oppo Watch can last much longer than 14 and 21 days, depending on the size. Just like most wearables, this is also charged with a magnetic charger. The larger version can go from zero to 46% in 15 minutes, while fully charging takes 75 minutes. The smaller one, however, charges up to 30% in 15 minutes.
Another significant difference between the sizes is the material used for the rear wall. The 46mm consists of an aluminum alloy of the 600 series with plastic + ceramic on the back. The smaller version uses only plastic.