OnePlus Watch Practice Modes

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TL;DR

OnePlus is apparently gearing up to launch a Nord series smartwatch. The wearable should be cheap and could launch alongside the OnePlus Nord 3. This would be OnePlus’ second attempt at making a smartwatch.

OnePlus’ first attempt at making a smartwatch gave us the $159 OnePlus Watch. But as we noted in our review, it turned out to be a glorified fitness tracker rather than a full-featured smartwatch. It looks like the company is giving the wearable another try with a new budget-oriented device in the Nord series.

According to Twitter tipster Yogesh Brar and 91Mobiles, OnePlus is planning to launch a OnePlus Nord smartwatch along with the rumored OnePlus Nord 3.

At the moment, the watch is said to come to the Indian market with a price tag of Rs 5,000 – Rs 8,000 (~$65 – ~$104). That price range puts the Nord series smartwatch just above the OnePlus Band, which costs around ~$35. It seems that OnePlus is trying to compete with Amazfit, Xiaomi and Realme in the affordable smartwatch space.

There’s no word on the specs of the OnePlus Nord smartwatch, but given the company’s efforts so far, we think it might be another derivative product. You can expect predictable features like step tracking, heart rate monitoring, blood oxygen readings, sleep tracking, etc.

We really hope OnePlus has worked on improving its barebones health app. It’s one of the most disappointing things about the brand’s wearables. That said, the original OnePlus Watch was pretty good at health tracking (unlike the OnePlus Band) and it would be great if the company did the same on the Nord smartwatch.

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