The information leaks which have multiplied in recent days are now confirmed, Oppo having very officially presented in China its, or rather its new smartwatches. The Watch 2, which takes over from the Watch launched in France at the end of 2020, is part of their straight line. These are therefore watches with a rectangular screen reminiscent of those of Apple and which are still available in two formats: a 46 mm model with curved edges and a second 42 mm with a flat panel, as was the case. case on the 2020 Watch Series.
These watches are based on renewed internal equipment since it is indeed the Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip which is now in control, flanked by an Ambiq Apollo 4s coprocessor. It is also its presence that appeals the most, because the announcement of Wear OS 3, detailed this week by Google, is accompanied by a list of products eligible for the operating system. All are equipped with the Qualcomm chip, which gives hope for a launch of the Watch 2 under Wear OS 3 … But to date, we must be content to hope so since the Chinese version of the watches is set apart in the field of operating system.
The VOOC charge with smartwatch sauce
For the rest, the Oppo Watch 2 retain an Amoled panel and promise improved autonomy. They incorporate a technology called Ultra Dynamic Dual Engine which, according to the brand, should allow watches to provide up to four days of use and 16 days in energy saving mode. Let us add that the VOOC fast charge, at work on the manufacturer’s smartphones, is also part of the game to find the equivalent of a day of use in 10 minutes of charging. Finally, multiple functionalities dedicated to sport and health are on the menu: continuous heart rate measurement, SpO2 measurement, GPS tracking and measurement of around a hundred sports activities, as well as stress and sleep assessment.
The Oppo Watch 2 is scheduled for release in China from today in Bluetooth or eSIM versions, billed between 1299 yuan (around 170 €) and 1999 yuan (around 260 €).