OnePlus Band is within the works and is ready to launch in India someday within the first quarter of 2021, based on a report. The Chinese firm is alleged to carry the health band as its first wearable system — and never the anticipated smartwatch that was certainly in plans and was lately confirmed to debut subsequent yr. Unlike the OnePlus Watch that’s prone to enchantment to prosperous customers, OnePlus Band might come underneath the funds phase. OnePlus is anticipated to primarily place the brand new providing in opposition to Xiaomi’s Mi Smart Band collection.
OnePlus Band will initially launch in India, although will probably be obtainable in different markets at a later stage, according to a report by Android Central, citing individuals aware of the event. The health band is alleged to be designed as a competitor in opposition to the Mi Smart Band 5 that was launched within the nation in late September.
OnePlus Band value in India (anticipated)
OnePlus Band specs (anticipated)
Android Central experiences that OnePlus Band will share lots of similarities with Mi Smart Band 5. Thus, you’ll be able to count on a water resistant construct, an AMOLED show, and an inbuilt battery that may final for a number of days. The firm might additionally provide an interchangeable wrist strap, together with a spread of color choices to select from. The band may have some options unique to OnePlus smartphones.
OnePlus is anticipated to have plans to carry OnePlus Band to the Indian market just a few weeks forward of the launch of the OnePlus 9 collection. This means that the launch might be someday in January or early February, given the hearsay mill has suggested a March debut for the brand new telephones. OnePlus Watch can be likely to accompany the OnePlus 9 fashions.
The India-first launch technique for the OnePlus Band might assist OnePlus acquire some gross sales quantity earlier than its international debut. Earlier this yr, the OnePlus sibling, and subsidiary of BBK Electronics, Realme took an identical transfer and launched Realme Band first within the Indian market. That resolution helped the corporate swiftly generate some gross sales. It became the second largest fitness band maker in India — after Xiaomi — with a market share of 14.6 p.c within the third quarter of 2020, as per the info supplied by IDC.
However, the general shipments of health bands within the nation declined by 20.Three p.c year-over-year within the third quarter as individuals began shifting to smartwatches, with many reasonably priced fashions coming into play — together with Realme Watch.
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