CEO Pete Lau confirms the watch is coming in early next year OnePlus can finally be creating a smartwatch in 2021, chief executive officer Pete Lau has declared on Twitter, marking the primary foray wearable devices for the smartphone company. There are not several details however on the future device, together with what smartwatch OS it’ll run, a price, or maybe a company release date — Lau solely notes that it’ll be “released early next year.”
The idea of an OnePlus smartwatch isn’t a replacement one; the corporate had reportedly designed a Wear OS (then still known as Android Wear) smartwatch many years past. OnePlus ultimately nixed that product, though” “We had completed the planning however we tend to still determined to scrap it,” Lau aforesaid in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. “We ought to be focused.”
OnePlus has begun to change on the far side phones in recent years, though: additionally to its high-end smartphone lineup annually, the corporate currently makes an array of headphones, a budget line of Nord phones, and even sensible TVs.
The launch of an OnePlus smartwatch in 2021 — the primary from the corporate — additionally comes hot on the heels of the discharge of the Oppo Watch earlier this year, which was similar to the first-ever smartwatch that Oppo had created. providing there’s been no shortage of similarities within the past between Oppo and OnePlus product (the 2 firms share an owner, the huge conglomerate BBK Electronics), it’s doable that the future OnePlus watch could take some cues from the present Oppo Watch.