Ahead of the impending launch of the Oppo Watch 3 – the Chinese smartphone maker’s upcoming smartwatch – wearable device, renders have surfaced online. The company has already confirmed the arrival of the Oppo Watch 3 series which will be powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 SoC, but is yet to announce the launch date. Previous reports suggest that the Oppo Watch 3 may launch in China on August 10. Almost a week before the expected launch of the smartwatch series, the alleged design renders of the Oppo Watch 3 were leaked by a reliable tipster.
There were alleged renders of Oppo Watch 3 Groove By Tipster Digital Chat Station on Weibo. This Oppo smartwatch is shown in the alleged renders to sport a micro-arc design with a curved screen. It has a rectangular dial with a crown button on its side. The renders show two color combinations – a silver frame with a textured leather strap and a black frame with a black silicone strap.
Oppo on Tuesday announced that the Oppo Watch 3 series will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chipset. Furthermore, the tipster had earlier claimed that the lineup could feature a low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) display with adaptive refresh rate. They are also expected to include ECG monitoring capability.
According to a previous report, the Oppo Watch 3 could launch in India with three models – OWW211, OWW212 and OWW213. It may offer Black, Silver, Dark Gray and Light Gold color options at launch. The smartwatch is said to feature thin bezels with a high screen-to-body ratio.
Its predecessor, Oppo Watch 2 was launched in July last year. Its 42mm variant has a 1.75-inch AMOLED display while the 46mm version has a 1.91-inch AMOLED display. Under the hood, it packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC. The 42mm model packs a 360mAh battery which is claimed to last up to 10 days per charge. Similarly, the 46mm variant packs a 510mAh battery which is said to offer up to 16 hours of backup.