Oppo Band will launch in India on March 8. The Oppo Band would be the firm’s first price range health tracker and will probably be its second good wearable after the Oppo Watch from 2020. The Oppo Band will probably be launched alongside the Oppo F19 Pro sequence in India.
Although Oppo as a model is understood for its smartphones, 2020 was the yr when Oppo aced in the audio phase. The firm launched the Oppo W11, W31, and W51 true wi-fi earbuds and Enco M31 again in 2020. And, all of them have been fairly spectacular in their price segments. Oppo began 2021 with a bang by launching the Oppo Enco X. In phrases of wearables, the corporate launched the Oppo Watch operating on Wear OS in 2020 which once more was first rate gadget, let down barely by the lower-than-expected battery life.
Fast ahead to 2021 March, the corporate will launch and enter the price range health tracker phase with the launch of Oppo Band in India. The Oppo Band was initially introduced again in June 2020 in China and earlier this yr it was stated to go world. In the final week of January, the Oppo Band was noticed on the Indian BIS certification website with mannequin quantity OB19B1.
Since the Oppo Band is an adjunct, the launch might occur on March 8 together with the Oppo F19 Pro sequence in India. With the launch of the Oppo Band, in India, the wearable gadget will tackle the likes of Xiaomi Mi Band 5, OnePlus Band amongst main gamers.
Cut to the chase
- What is it? Oppo’s price range health tracker
- When is it out? March 8
- What is the price? Around Rs 2,500
Oppo Band price in India and launch date
The Oppo Band is priced at CNY 199 which is roughly Rs 2,250. In India, we are able to count on the pricing of the Oppo Band to be round Rs 2,500. With this pricing, Oppo will tackle the Xiaomi Mi Band 5, and the lately launched OnePlus Band.
Oppo Band design and show
The Oppo Band in China is on the market in three variants – Oppo Band, Oppo Band EVA and Oppo Band Fashion Edition. The vanilla Oppo Band is anticipated to launch in India. Apart from the strap, band materials, color choices, and NFC, every little thing else stays the identical on all three variants.
The Oppo Band seems like most different health trackers in the price range phase with a easy design in a capsule-shaped module inside a silicone strap. The Fashion version comes with a steel ring, chrome steel wristband materials whereas the common version gives TPU and aluminium alloy combo. The 15mm straps are interchangeable and will be swapped with another third get together strap of the identical measurement. The module (with out strap) weighs simply 10.3 grams making them light-weight and comfy to put on for an extended time frame. There isn’t any button on the Band which implies all of the interplay occurs through the contact display.
Talking concerning the display, the Oppo Band sports activities a 1.1-inch AMOLED show with 126 × 294 pixels of decision. Oppo additionally says the show covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut. It has a 2.5D curved glass that protects the display. The common Oppo Band is on the market in Black and Mist Purple color choices whereas the Fashion Edition comes in Black and Quicksand Gold color choice. It can be waterproof as much as 50 metres with a 5ATM certification.
Oppo Band specs and features
The Oppo Band harnesses Bluetooth 5.0 BLE and is suitable with each Android and iOS gadgets. Oppo can be anticipated to convey a companion app to pair and handle the health tracker. The Band is powered by an Apollo 3 chip underneath the hood and comes with 16MB of RAM.
As for the sensors, the Oppo Band sports activities a 3-axis acceleration sensor, optical coronary heart fee sensor, optical blood oxygen monitor. In phrases of health monitoring, the Band is able to monitoring 12 sports activities modes which embrace Reduced fats operating, Training assistant, Indoor operating, Outdoor operating, Walking, Cycling, Indoor biking, Swimming, Elliptical machine, Rowing machine, Badminton, Free coaching. Other features embrace sleep monitoring, day by day exercise trackers comparable to steps taken, energy burnt, and distance travelled, and sedentary reminder.
Although it is a health tracker at its core, Oppo has added a number of good features. Smart features embrace notification mirroring, caller ID show, reject calls, stopwatch, alarm clock, climate, music management, and discover my cellphone. The Oppo Band additionally helps watch faces. The firm has constructed over 160 watch faces that may be set in line with the requirement.
The Fashion version comes with an NFC choice for funds whereas the common version misses on the NFC entrance.
Oppo Band battery life
On the within, the Oppo Band packs in a 100mAh battery unit. According to Oppo, it’s stated to final about two weeks on a single cost. However, the battery life varies relying on utilization habits which embrace HR sensor, vibrations, notifications, and more. The included pogo pin charger will cost the Oppo Band to full from zero inside 90 minutes.
The OnePlus Band launched in India a few months in the past utterly resembles the Oppo Band. It will probably be fascinating to see how Oppo can set them aside from the OnePlus Band. Oppo may add a few features in phrases of software program that the OnePlus Band is lacking. We’ll know the total particulars when it launches.