OnePlus Watch gets Always-on Display, remote camera control function & more in latest update

We’ve all probably seen or heard of the rather gut-wrenching reception of OnePlus’ first swing at the whole smartwatch segment of the market, the OnePlus Watch.

This smartwatch made a bunch of bold claims but one that really hurt its prospects is the company’s decision to go for its own in-house RTOS instead of the smart, and industry-standard, Google-made Wear OS

We have summarized some of the feedback from the industry’s top publications on the OnePlus Watch and you can check that out in our coverage of the same here.

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That said, we’re still talking about OnePlus here, an enthusiast brand that has built its entire business around the community. This product is, therefore, bound to get better right?

Well, OnePlus has already shared a list of features that are set to come to the OnePlus Watch in future updates. You can check those out in our coverage here.

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True to the company’s word, users of the OnePlus Watch are reportedly receiving an update on their devices, an update with software version number B.48

Along with improvements to the Watch’s system UI, fixing issues, and improving system stability, this update brings a feature that should have been present in OnePlus Watch from the beginning, Always-on Display.

The full changelog for the OnePlus Watch B.48 update is as follows:

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– Add Always-on Display dial
– Remote Control Camera function
– Add Marathon workout
– Improvements
– Optimize system UI details
– Fix known issues and improve system stability
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In the release notes, OnePlus notes that this Always-on Display feature being enabled will lead to a dip in the Watch’s battery consumption, one of the key selling points of the OnePlus Watch from the beginning.

The statement also goes on to assure users that OnePlus is committed to this product and that the company plans to continuously optimize the software and experience.

We look forward to hearing your continued feedback in the comments below. In addition to OTA updates mentioned above, we will continue to work on software optimization to further improve the OnePlus Watch. Again, your suggestions and bug reports matter so much to us. If you have any comments on the OnePlus Watch or the OnePlus Health App user experience, please leave a comment in this thread.

We shall continue to keep an eye on this product and update as and when we get more info so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb for that and more.

NOTE: We have these and many more OnePlus stories in our dedicated OnePlus section.

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