Releasing its latest smart watch back in March in China, Oppo is finally launching Oppo Watch, this time with ECG on 24th September in the rest of the world. Though the ECG feature needs to clear the appropriate certifications in various countries around the world so that it can be used, like Apple’s Watch and Samsung’s Galaxy Watch3, for example, they both come are powered with ECG but the feature can be used only in select countries where authorities gave them a go ahead.
This development is coming straight from Weibo by a user Oppo Acoustics.
Oppo says the Watch ECG Edition has already gained FDA’s approval in the US. The device has been certified as a Class II medical device by the National Food and Drug Administration.
OPPO has now announced that the OPPO Watch ECG version will get a global release on Thursday, September 24. The announcement was made on Weibo by one of OPPO’s official accounts.
The original Oppo Watch comes equipped with a 1.91-inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 402 x 746 pixels. There is a larger 46mm version as well that features 1.6-inch with 320 x 360 pixels.
Both Oppo smartwatches get water-resistance of 30 meters and 50 meters respectively.
Oppo Watch has the following features:
• Snapdragon Wear 2500 chip set
• Apollo 3 co-processor with an 8GB storage
• Built-in GPS module
• Near-field Communication and 4.2 Bluetooth connectivity
• VOOC charging with 50% charging in 15minutes
The watch could be the first Wear OS wearable to come with the feature. Others include options from Samsung, Apple, Fitbit, and Withings.