OnePlus Band Rumoured to Be in the Works, May Initially Launch in India in Q1 2021

OnePlus Band is within the works and is ready to launch in India someday within the first quarter of 2021, in line with a report. The Chinese language 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 just lately confirmed to debut subsequent yr. Not like the OnePlus Watch that’s prone to attraction to prosperous shoppers, OnePlus Band might come underneath the price range phase. OnePlus is anticipated to primarily place the brand new providing towards Xiaomi’s Mi Good Band sequence.

OnePlus Band will initially launch in India, although it will likely be obtainable in different markets at a later stage, in line with a report by Android Central, citing folks conversant in the event. The health band is alleged to be designed as a competitor towards the Mi Good Band 5 that was launched within the nation in late September.

OnePlus Band worth in India (anticipated)

OnePlus is anticipated to carry OnePlus Band in India with a price ticket underneath Rs. 3,000. This may very well be aligning with Mi Good Band 5 that’s priced at at Rs. 2,499.

OnePlus Band specs (anticipated)

Android Central reviews that OnePlus Band will share a variety of similarities with Mi Good Band 5. Thus, you’ll be able to anticipate a water resistant construct, an AMOLED show, and an inbuilt battery that may final for a number of days. The corporate might additionally supply an interchangeable wrist strap, together with a variety of color choices to select from. The band can also have some options unique to OnePlus smartphones.

OnePlus is anticipated to have plans to carry OnePlus Band to the Indian market a couple of weeks forward of the launch of the OnePlus 9 sequence. This means that the launch may very well be someday in January or early February, given the hearsay mill has instructed a March debut for the brand new telephones. OnePlus Watch can also be prone to accompany the OnePlus 9 fashions.

The India-first launch technique for the OnePlus Band could assist OnePlus achieve some gross sales quantity earlier than its world 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 call helped the corporate swiftly generate some gross sales. It turned the second largest health band maker in India — after Xiaomi — with a market share of 14.6 % within the third quarter of 2020, as per the information supplied by IDC.

Nonetheless, the general shipments of health bands within the nation declined by 20.3 % year-over-year within the third quarter as folks began shifting to smartwatches, with many inexpensive fashions coming into play — together with Realme Watch.

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