Here’s our first look at OnePlus’ next Apple Watch killer

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Leaked cede of OnePlus Watch 2.OnLeaks / MySmartPrice

OnePlus’ aboriginal attack at authoritative a smartwatch was mostly a meh attempt, alike admitting it looked acutely sleek. The better drawback, of course, was the software. It was about a bare-bones software reskinning aloft a actual basal real-time operating arrangement (RTOS) foundation.

Put simply, it was a not an app-loving operating arrangement and was far abroad from the abysmal anatomic advantage that the brand of Google’s Wear OS and Apple’s watchOS accept to offer. The additional attempt, which aloof alike online, could absolve for those sins.

Leaker OnLeaks (via MySmartPrice) has aggregate declared renders of the second-generation OnePlus Watch. Instead of artful what Samsung and Fossil accept done with their smartwatches, OnePlus seems to be block an aboriginal architecture that blends a annular bite and a bedfast appropriate bend evocative of Casio’s G-Shock alternation timepieces.

Leaked architecture of OnePlus Watch 2.OnLeaks / MySmartPrice

The brownish accoutrements extend a little added from the capital anatomy compared to what we’ve apparent on Samsung’s contempo Galaxy Watches. It’s a abstract adept deviation, but from the top, it seems the accoutrements could action a added defended anchor on the band attachments.

But the juiciest elements of the latest aperture are the cavity central and the software about-face it could accompany to the table. OnePlus will reportedly go for the Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip, a wearable belvedere that is a accustomed name in the Wear OS territory. 

The leaked address doesn’t absolutely go into the capacity of a OnePlus-ified Wear OS acquaintance on the smartwatch, but that Qualcomm cavity is a little too baffled for RTOS, so there’s that. There’s additionally a abstracted address from leaker Max Jambor, who claims that the OnePlus Watch 2 will absolutely be powered by Wear OS — specifically, Wear OS 4.

#OnePlusWatch2 Design has been appear in some attractive attractive renders by @OnLeaks – I’ve apparent absolutely a few comments allurement about the OS it runs though.

Let me acknowledge to you: The all new OnePlus Watch2 will run WearOS 4 ✅

— Max Jambor (@MaxJmb) November 10, 2023

Embracing Wear OS not alone saves OnePlus the agitation of managing an absolutely custom software acquaintance on its own — it additionally adds a accomplished ambit of accessibility for users. The better and best notable advantage would be the availability of apps and seamless cross-device bond with Android phones.

Leaked schematics of OnePlus Watch 2.OnLeaks / MySmartPrice

Before we dig added into the acting blueprint sheet, accumulate in apperception that these renders are based on “actual images of a ancestor in the testing phase.” However, brands generally analysis assorted versions of the aforementioned artefact that don’t consistently attending identical.

The leaker is admiration a 1.43-inch OLED affectation on the OnePlus Watch 2. Underneath the awning sits what looks like a unified biosensing bore agnate to the one  apparent on Samsung’s contempo smartwatches, like the Galaxy Watch 6.

Unfortunately, that’s all leaks accept to say about the OnePlus Watch 2’s centralized accouterments or health-centric features. The second-generation OnePlus smartwatch is accounted to hit the shelves abutting year, and it won’t be hasty to see it breach awning alongside the accessible OnePlus 12 flagship smartphone.

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