The OnePlus Watch 2 was initially unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 in February this year and later released in select global markets, including India. The smartwatch was first introduced in Black Steel and Radiant Steel shades and later launched in a third Europe-exclusive Nordic Blue color option in April. The watch comes with a dual-engine architecture that allows it to run two operating systems. A new report suggests that OnePlus 2 users are getting a software update that introduces two new apps along with other changes.

According to Android Authority report, OnePlus is rolling out the A.94 update for OnePlus Watch 2 users, introducing two new apps for the smartwatch – Relax and Barometer. The Relax app is said to help with targeted breathing, while the Barometer app shows users’ atmospheric pressure.

The report adds that the A.94 update for the OnePlus Watch 2 is said to provide a smoother user experience, including better data display during workouts along with added support for Music Controller by swiping left during exercise and support to turn off the “Tap to wake function.

The update is also said to add several new features to the Phone app in Power Saver mode, including displaying contacts, preferring contacts and displaying call logs. With this update, OnePlus Watch 2 users are said to have a better experience when removing a watch face. Along with fixing other known issues, the update also improves several fitness and health algorithms on the smartwatch.

The OnePlus Watch 2 starts at €329 (roughly Rs. 29,400) in select European markets, while in India it starts at Rs. 24,999. The watch comes with a round 1.43-inch AMOLED screen and is powered by Snapdragon W5 and BES2700 chipsets. It comes with support for Wear OS 4 and RTOS. It has an IP68 rating for dust and splash resistance, as well as military grade MIL-STD-810H. It is compatible with the OHealth app that supports Google Health Connect services. The watch is said to offer up to 48 hours of battery life under heavy usage, up to 100 hours of battery life in smart mode and up to 12 days of battery life in power saving mode.

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