August 12, 2022
OnePlus Watch update brings better GPS performance, better activity tracking;  Always-on display and new language support coming in the future


The OnePlus Watch was launched last month alongside the OnePlus 9 series. The wearable is the company’s first smartwatch and its sale in India has started from today on Flipkart and Amazon. The OnePlus Watch is now receiving an update that brings a better watch experience. The update brings better GPS performance, improved accuracy of activity tracking, and more. The price of OnePlus Watch in India starts from Rs. 14,999 and it comes in a Cobalt Limited Edition with various silicone band options and even a leather strap.

The company has forums To announce the rollout of the B.40 update for the OnePlus Watch. The update can be done using the OnePlus Health app. This first update will come to devices in the US and Canada, and will be expanded to other countries in the coming days.

The changelog reveals that the OnePlus Watch update will bring better GPS performance, improved accuracy for activity tracking (walking and running), optimized heart rate monitoring algorithm and optimized notification syncing algorithm. The OnePlus Watch update enables notification app icons for the most used apps and also improves the wake-up function and system stability. It also optimizes the notification syncing algorithm and fixes some known bugs.

OnePlus has also detailed some of the future features coming to the OnePlus Watch via an OTA update. The company is working on adding an always-on display and remote camera control to Android smartphones. This feature will work for Android phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. The OnePlus Watch will get support for four new languages ​​including the 12-hour time format, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish. The company also wants to enable more than 110 workout modes and AI watch face options.

In India, the OnePlus Watch is listed for a starting price of Rs. 14,999 in Midnight Black and Moonlight Silver color options, with the availability of the Cobalt Limited Edition still not known.


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