After much waiting, the OPPO Watch Series is now available in Malaysia! The series mainly consists of the 46mm and 41mm versions, with each offering a different screen size as well as battery.
There’s plenty to look out for with this OPPO Watch so here’s what you need to know!
Price and Availability
The OPPO Watch 46mm version is priced at RM1299 while the 41mm version is at RM899. Pre-orders for the OPPO Watch in Malaysia starts from 25 September to 5 October 2020 and will be officially sold in stores starting 3 October 2020.
Those who pre-order the device will receive 2 additional watch straps worth RM199. During the pre-order the first 50 customers (located in Klang Valley only) will receive an additional 2 exclusive wristband designed by renowned local graffiti artist Katun which will also come with a special name customisation. The latter being available exclusively on the spot at the OPPO Flagship Store in the Gardens Mall on 3 October from 10am to 12 pm. Even if you can’t attend the first sales, you’re still eligible for the additional 1 exclusive wristband with name personalisation through online registration.
OPPO Watch Features
The OPPO Watch runs on Wear OS by Google that’s been fine tuned by OPPO. If you’re depending on the GMS ecosystem, be it for work and more, this means you can switch between roles, tasks, and activities from work and play with just a few swipes and taps away. The Wear OS synchronises with Google Assistant, which means you can access Google calender, local weather updates, travel times between work and home, and even perform quick searches just by using your voice as the device supports voice commands.
You will even get notifications on appointments, messages and calls. In which you can respond to the messages and calls on the watch itself with an on screen keyboard or even talk to the person on the phone using your watch.
In terms of fitness, the watch gives you access to Google Fit that will help you track your heart rate as well as access to Google’s workout library. You can even access your Spotify library to listen to music as you do your workout.
Want to look stylish? The OPPO Watch lets you take a picture of your current outfit and offer suggested face watches for you to choose from so even the watch matches your outfit! The OPPO Watch is the first smartwatch to have a dual-curved display that houses a vibrant 3D curved AMOLED screen on the 46mm variant that measures 1.91 inches and covers 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut. This means the OPPO Watch will look clear and vibrant even when you’re out in bright sunshine. The 41mm variant comes with a smaller 1.6 inch AMOLED display.
The 46mm variant comes with 430mAh battery that delivers up to 36 hours of battery when in normal mode. Want to make it last longer? Activate the Power Saver mode to extend the battery life up to 21 days! This is possible due to OPPO’s Dual-Chip consisting of a Snapdragon chip during normal mode and the Apollo3 chip in Power Saver mode. When the battery does run out, the Watch comes with VOOC Flash Charging where 15 minutes of charging can give you 16 hours of battery life and a full charge takes 75 minutes!