Rumours have swirled for some time now about OnePlus launching a smartwatch.
Many anticipated the China-based firm to unveil that watch alongside its new 8T smartphone, however sadly, that didn’t occur. Based on the OnePlus India Twitter account, nonetheless, the watch continues to be coming.
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) October 14, 2020
“Extra issues are coming to the OnePlus ecosystem. It’s only a matter of time 🧐” the account tweeted. It additionally shared an image with a sketch of a round-faced smartwatch that appears capable of detach from the wrist strap. Beneath the sketch, the picture reads “‘What may have been however by no means will probably be. Sketches circa 2015.’ June 29, 2016.”
It’s not instantly clear what the textual content means concerning the sketch. Nonetheless, previous leaks indicated the OnePlus smartwatch would sport a round face, so it’s potential the sketch is teasing that. The picture may imply that OnePlus started engaged on the watch in 2015.
Though the tease is kind of affirmation the corporate is engaged on a smartwatch, it stays unclear when OnePlus will unveil it. With the OnePlus 8T launch out of the best way, we may see one other occasion from the corporate forward of the vacation season (though that appears unlikely), or OnePlus may launch the watch alongside the OnePlus 9 subsequent yr. If that latter is true, it could possibly be an extended wait earlier than the smartwatch arrives.
A lot of you might be asking me “What concerning the watch?”. As a result of I used to be not allowed to speak concerning the occasion the previous couple of weeks I can now inform you that OnePlus by no means deliberate to launch the Watch right this moment. They solely wished to provide a teaser.
Keep tuned! pic.twitter.com/GkSNjbr1IM
— Max J. (@MaxJmb) October 14, 2020
Twitter leaker Max J. (@MaxJmb) additionally shared some details about the watch, noting that OnePlus by no means deliberate to introduced it on the OnePlus 8T occasion. As a substitute, Max J. claims OnePlus wished to tease the smartwatch.
Sadly, Max J. didn’t present another info aside from asking individuals to “keep tuned” for extra particulars on the watch.