Oppo already has a large number of smart wearables in its portfolio. There’s also one with Wear OS, one of the most versatile and feature-packed wearable operating systems out there. But the recently unveiled Oppo Watch X is different. With this, the brand takes on the flagship options from Samsung and Google.

But it’s not just the capabilities and power that make the Watch X a suitable alternative to the latest Google Pixel Watch or Samsung Galaxy Watch. Instead, it’s also the design and the price. Of course, it goes without saying that the new smartwatch isn’t exactly new. Instead, it’s basically the rebranded version of the OnePlus Watch 2, which also broke the covers a few days ago.

Main highlights of Oppo Watch X

So what exactly makes the Oppo Watch X noteworthy? Well, there are many reasons. Here is a brief overview of some of them:

Premium and classic design

One of the first highlights of the Oppo Watch X is the design. With a round face with wash buttons on the right, the new smartwatch offers a sleek and elegant look. Additionally, the wearable comes in two colors: Platinum Black and Mars Brown.

Among them, Platinum Black has a simple yet eye-catching appearance. With a sleek black strap and deep black chassis, this color is a versatile option for both professional and casual looks. Mars Brown, on the other hand, leans more towards a classic look. But the brown color of the strap is not too out of place. In truth, it blends well with the Watch X’s silver chassis.

Watch X brown

Durable build quality of the Oppo Watch X

A good-looking watch means nothing if it doesn’t last. Oppo knows this very well. That’s why the company has opted for a durable stainless steel chassis that can easily take daily abuse. What’s more, the Oppo Watch X features a sapphire crystal glass.

Sapphire glass

Oppo says the sapphire crystal glass has a hardness above 8 on the Mohs scale. It also offers 400% better drop resistance and 50% improved puncture resistance than regular watch glasses. This means you can wear the Oppo Watch X for everyday adventures without any worries.

Durability Ratings

But Oppo didn’t stop there. The Watch X also went through 16 MIL-STD-810H tests and passed them all with flying colors. you get IP68 and 5ATM water resistance ratings too. All this makes this Oppo smartwatch an easy choice for adventures in challenging environments.

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Superior Wear OS performance with dual-engine architecture

As mentioned earlier, the Oppo Watch X is a Wear OS smartwatch. This automatically makes the wearable a suitable competitor to the latest Galaxy Watch and Pixel Watch. But having Wear OS is one thing, being able to offer a seamless experience with the operating system is another.

Dual processors

The good news is that Oppo has considered the performance aspect of the Watch X. This new smartwatch comes with a dual-engine architecture that combines the latest Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chipset with the BES2700. These two SoCs enable the wearable to offer fluid performance in a variety of applications.

Wear OS Oppo Watch X

Speaking of which, you have plenty of choices for apps on the Oppo Watch X. It comes with Google Play, which lets you install any supported app you like. In addition, the watch has support for Google Assistant and Google Wallet, making it a suitable extension to your smartphone.

Reliable Oppo Watch X battery life

Thanks to its dual-engine architecture, the Oppo Watch X excels in terms of battery life. Specifically, the smartwatch can offer up to 100 hours of operation in smart mode. If you’re a heavy user, you can expect to get up to 48 hours of battery life on a single charge.

Oppo Watch X battery life

I want more? You can put Watch X into power saving mode. This mode offers access to all essential features, such as call and music management, but extends the battery life to 12 days. It can definitely come in handy if you prefer to charge wearables less often.

As for charging, the Oppo Watch X has VOOC Flash Charging. It can offer 1 day of use with just 10 minutes of charging. More interestingly, the charging technology takes the battery from 0 to 100% in just 60 minutes.

VOOC charging

Health and fitness tracking

Oppo Watch X can help you with sleep, health and fitness. It comes with appropriate sensors to track different stages of sleep and help you have a restful day. As for health, it can monitor blood oxygen, heart rate, and more. In terms of fitness, the smartwatch has more than 100 sports modes to help you achieve your fitness goals. It also has a dual-band GPS system to offer accurate location.

Training modes

Oppo Watch X price and availability

The starting price of the Oppo Watch X is MYR 1399, which is about $295. The smartwatch is currently only available in the Malaysian market, but Oppo should launch it in other regions soon.

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