At last, Oppos has come out with its very own smartwatch and it seems to be a surprise success. The Oppos W9 has two major things going for it; one is that it looks great and another is that it doesn’t look like a watch at all.
The Oppos W9 – Square Design Inverted On A Square Watch
The Oppos W9 comes in three colors and as you can imagine they are black, red and silver. The coloration of the case is also an exclusive one, featuring a smooth rubber coating over a tough plastic and aluminum combination. The unit is soft on the wrist, but very hard on the back, meaning that it doesn’t slip around at all.
On the wrist, the device doesn’t have a round button or any other buttons but does have a quick response key. There is a micro USB port in the center of the unit and the charger is a standard-sized one, too. The company claims that this design of the charging case will reduce the number of times that people need to charge the device.
And the fact that it has a square design does make the W9 appear more sophisticated. This means that it looks more realistic when it is worn than a round watch does. Most smartwatches have round faces, so this is something that is already a factor, but a combination of leather and metallic look is very unusual and adds a nice touch.
So the W9 is an interesting watch that looks like a watch but isn’t one. It also has a built-in pedometer, that should keep people on track to how many steps they have taken each day. With a quick tap of the W9’s screen, this information can be accessed right on the watch.
In fact, the unit will start off at the retail price of $499, making it one of the cheapest smartwatches to date. It will also come with a three-year guarantee. It’s only a limited edition however, which means that it won’t be available everywhere at the same time.
So if you want a watch that looks like a watch, this is your device. However, the dual purpose of the device, that of a pedometer and a digital watch, means that it doesn’t have as many uses as its competitors do. A lot of people would like to have a pedometer and a watch at the same time, but that may be impossible, and the dual function is what keeps it away from being one of the best sellers.
Another interesting tidbit about this product is that it comes with a two year warranty, giving it a huge benefit. This means that the company will be covered in the event that the watch breaks in the middle of using it, meaning that it has a longer lifespan, despite it’s price.
The W9 is another two-day smartwatch that’s perfect for the person who wants to wear both a watch and a heart monitor at the same time. The heart monitor is attached to the watch and, when you press the button on the side of the watch, it emits a gentle alarm which then wakes you up in the morning, allowing you to get to your work early.
Just think about that, having your watch goes off at precisely the time you wake up! While it doesn’t look like it will be a huge hit, it will surely be the model that takes the smartwatch market by storm.
In conclusion, the W9 is a great looking watch and looks like a square design, but has the functionality of a modern watch. Hopefully, Oppos continues to innovate and continues to make great products for everyone.