Realme Watch with Model Number RMA161 Receives Indonesia Telecom Certification

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It is well known that OPPO’s popular sub-brand Realme is working on a new smartwatch called the Realme Smartwatch. In fact, Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth was recently seen flaunting this upcoming watch in a video featuring him indicating an imminent launch in the next few weeks. Today, we have received yet another indication that points towards the possibility of Realme officially announcing this smartwatch soon. In fact, we now believe we should be getting all key details about this gadget in the next few weeks.

The Realme Smartwatch has officially received the Indonesia Telecom certification, which is mandatory for all electronic items sold in that country.

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Per the certification document, the Realme Watch appears to have the model number RMA161. This matches an older model number that folks over at 91Mobiles had unearthed over a month ago on the BIS website. This indicates that the Realme Watch has already passed all necessary certifications for its India launch. In fact, we are led to believe that the company has temporarily stalled all launches due to the ongoing Coronavirus scare and the associated pan-India lockdown.

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Realme CEO Madha Sheth with the Realme Watch

Details about the Realme Smartwatch — particularly its hardware specs remain under wraps for the time being. However, it is expected that the product will be positioned well below OPPO’s other smartwatch — the OPPO Watch that was also recently announced and could be launched in India soon. As for the Realme Smartwatch, it is likely to compete against the Mi Watch — a product that Xiaomi is yet to officially announce for the Indian market. It remains to be seen if Realme beats Xiaomi to announce a smartwatch for India. The companies already compete in the smartphones and smart band segments in the country and if things go the way as we think, we could be seeing these two brands going against each other in the smartwatch segment as well.

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Having spent the better part of the last decade writing about technology, Rahul is among the most experienced tech journalists in India. His writing career began back to 2006 when he started off as a member of the Microsoft PYPC (Protect Your PC) team. At Microsoft, most of his time was spent on creating and updating Microsoft’s Knowledge Base articles. In 2008, thanks to his proclivity for consumer technology, he joined Techtree, then India’s most popular consumer tech website. In his decade-long career, Rahul has contributed to several Indian and International publications including GQ Magazine, Onlygizmos, iPhoneHacks, and The Inquisitr.