The new year has begun and OnePlus is here with one of the most-awaited devices of 2021. Yes, we are talking about none other than the brand’s first smart wearable, the OnePlus Band. The launch of the device was announced 4 days ago on OnePlus India’s official Twitter handle and has since then been the talk of the town! The device boasts of 13 dedicated exercise modes, heart-rate monitoring, sleep tracking, blood oxygen saturation monitoring, and many more features that will be sure to keep you healthy as a horse. The band also ensures to be water and dust resistant, with a battery lasting up to 14 solid days.
The key specifications include:
- 1.1-inch color touch display
- Blood oxygen sensor (optical)
- 5ATM and IP68 sweat & water resistance
- Optical heart-rate sensor
- Up to 14 days of battery life
- 3-axis accelerometer and gyroscope
- Black/Navy/Tangerine Gray colors
- Hindi language Support
Moreover, the 13 dedicated exercise modes include fat burn run, outdoor run, outdoor walk, indoor run, out-door cycling, indoor cycling, rowing machine, elliptical trainer, cricket, swimming, yoga, badminton, and free training.
Additionally, the Band can be connected to the OnePlus Heath companion app and charges with the help of wired OnePlus Band charging dongle and USB Type-A port. Some other amazing features that the band provides are:
- Message notifications
- Incoming call notification
- Music playback controls
- Camera-shutter control
- Find my phone
- Zen Mode synchronization (in select models)
- Weather forecast
- OTA upgrade
- Charge progress display
- Customizable Band Faces
Pricing and Availability
The official price set for the band in India is Rs 2499. The smart wearable will be distributed through Amazon, Flipkart, and the official OnePlus website as well as stores. All of this will begin on January 13. The OnePlus Band will come with a wired charging dongle, black colored strap, user guide, safety and warranty card, and the Red Cable Club welcome card. If you’re looking for a change or something trendy, then you can also purchase the orange and blue bands discretely only for Rs 399 each.
OnePlus is also said to be launching Wear OS-based wearable incorporating furthermore advanced features, likely to be called the OnePlus Watch. Both the Band and the Watch will be configured to work with the new OnePlus health app which was freshly launched on Google’s Play Store. With all of this rumbling, the company is also expected to launch the new OnePlus 9 series smartphones around March this year.