Oppo Watch 3 The new Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 could be the first smartwatch to arrive


Qualcomm recently unveiled its Snapdragon W5 and W5+ wearable chipsets globally. The first smartwatch to be powered by one of the new chipsets has already been revealed. According to Franco Lee, Oppo’s Associate Vice President and President of IoT Business, the Oppo Watch 3 series will be the first smartwatch series to come with the newly launched Snapdragon W5 chipset. talkAndroid,

Oppo Watch 3 will come with Snapdragon W5 chipset

The company official further revealed that there will be more than one model in this series and at least one of them will come with the W5 platform. The smartwatch series is expected to come with three models that will come with a square-shaped display and a higher screen-to-body ratio. The smartwatch is likely to be available in Black, Silver, Dark Gray and “Light Gold” color variants. The smartwatch series is confirmed to debut in August this year.

According to the official statement, “The announcement of the latest Snapdragon W5 wearable platform will bring smart wearable technology to a whole new level. OPPO and Qualcomm Technologies have long worked together to create new possibilities for product innovation. Oppo Watch 3 series will be launched in August. As the first smartwatch powered by the Snapdragon W5 wearable platform, it will delight our users with superior performance. ,

After the Oppo Watch 3 series, Mobvoi’s upcoming TicWatch will be the flagship smartwatch, which is expected to launch in the coming months. This upcoming Mobvoi smartwatch, which may be called TicWatch Pro 4, is expected to be the first smartwatch to be powered by the Snapdragon W5+ chipset. This information was disclosed by Mobvoi CEO Zhifei Li.

For the unversed, Qualcomm has announced that its Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 and W5 Gen 1 wearable platforms offer 50 percent more battery life than the company’s Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platforms. In addition, these SoCs deliver twice the performance and immersive interactive experiences, ultra-low power ambient experiences, and always-sensing health and fitness experiences as compared to older wearable platforms.

On the software front, Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 wearable platforms will support Google’s Wear OS.

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