OnePlus Band: the brand announces the arrival of its first connected bracelet

OnePlus is preparing to launch its first connected fitness bracelet. According to the leaker Ishan Agarwal, it will respond to the name of OnePlus Band and its official presentation would be set for January 11, 2021. Should we deduce that its launch is imminent?

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The year has just started, and yet OnePlus already has a busy schedule. The Chinese brand is currently working on the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro, its next flagships, which are currently expected to launch in March 2021. In addition, new OnePlus active noise-canceling headphones could also land in early 2021.

However, on Monday January 4, 2021, we are interested in another company project. Indeed, the OnePlus India Twitter account has just confirmed the existence of the brand’s first fitness bracelet: the OnePlus Band. As a reminder, a leak revealed the design of the OnePlus Band at the end of December 2020. “This year, we’re here to help you achieve all of your fitness goals and make your life easier ”, builder writes on blue bird. The publication is also accompanied by a first visual of the device.

Sleep tracker, SP02 sensor and IP68 certification

Apart from this tweet, the famous leaker Ishan Agarwal unveiled on Twitter additional information concerning the OnePlus Band. According to his information, the OnePlus Band would be capable continuously record the rhythm of the heartbeat. In addition, an SP02 sensor or pulsed saturation, would also be there. This technology measures the amount of oxygen in your blood. A sleep tracker would be planned.

Regarding its technical characteristics, the OnePlus Band could carry a 1.1 ″ AMOLED panel. The bracelet would be certified IP68, in other words it would be protected from dust and waterproof to a depth of one meter, for one hour. Autonomy side, the insider evokes 14 days. And as for the different exercise modes available, the OnePlus Band would offer 13. Ishar Argawal ends his presentation with the supposed price of the bracelet: 2499 rupees, or 28 € after conversion.

Of course, these revelations should be taken with a grain of salt, although Ishar Argawal’s predictions have often proven to be correct. As a reminder, OnePlus is also working on its first smartwatch. There is a good chance that it will work under WearOS. Indeed, Google and OnePlus are currently cooperating to improve the operating system.

Source: Android Central