Alongside the OnePlus 9 series launch, OnePlus announced its first smartwatch back in March. The OnePlus Watch was launched in two variants – the classic model and the Cobalt Special Edition. During the March event, OnePlus didn’t announce any launch details about the OnePlus Watch Cobalt Special Edition. However, today, the company has confirmed officially on Weibo that it will be launching the OnePlus Watch Cobalt Special Edition on May 14th in China. The OnePlus Watch Cobalt Special Edition will go on sale in China starting from May 17th, as revealed by the teaser image shared by OnePlus.
OnePlus Watch Cobalt Special Edition To Launch on May 14
Currently, OnePlus is only selling the classic variant which is made out of a 316L stainless steel frame. The new special edition is said to arrive with a sapphire glass cover that should utilize 316L stainless steel as well as a cobalt alloy frame. The case structure of this new model will remain the same as that of the classic variant that will get a gold colour finish. The smartwatch will be paired with leather and fluororubber straps. This special edition OnePlus Watch will be available in a newly designed packaging box.
As of now, the specs of this upcoming special edition remain a mystery at the moment. Except for the new gold finish and use of the cobalt alloy frame, we can expect this newer watch variant to offer the same specs as that of the standard model. To recap, the OnePlus Watch sports a 1.39-inch HD AMOLED display with a 454×454 resolution. It is equipped with an STM32 processor, that is aided with 1GB of RAM 4GB of internal storage. The OnePlus Watch runs RTOS-based OS. Similar to other smartwatches, it also has a SpO2 sensor, sleep tracking, heart rating monitoring, and stress tracking features.
The OnePlus Watch packs a 402mAh battery. It offers two weeks battery life on a single charge. The watch is certified for IP68 water and dust resistance and also has 5ATM water-resistant rating. Connectivity-wise, the watch offers Bluetooth 5.0 LE support. The OnePlus Watch is equipped with an acceleration sensor, gyroscope sensor, geomagnetic sensor, optical heart sensor, ambient light sensor, and air pressure sensor.