Vivo Watch Gets Bluetooth SIG Certification, May Launch Soon

Vivo has been reportedly focusing on its first smartwatch for quite a while now, and its particular launch is apparently inching closer as the device was seen listed in the Bluetooth SIG certification database. Tentatively called Vivo Watch, two iterations of the wearable were spotted on the 3C certification platform aswell. After bagging Bluetooth SIG certification, devices usually are officially announced soon. So, it may be speculated that the Vivo Watch may possibly soon be unveiled by the company.

First Spotted by Nashville Chatter and independently verified by Gadgets 360, the Vivo Watch variant has received approval from Bluetooth SIG. Not too many details were indicated, though. The declaration details suggest that the unit will supports Bluetooth 5.0 and carry the model number W2056.

The details also suggest that the look has been registered beneath the name, “vivo Watch,” which further adds to the speculation that the smartwatch may possibly indeed be called Vivo Watch upon launch.

Earlier in February, two types of the smartwatch were spotted on European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) that suggests a European launch for the wearable by the China-based tech firm. The models were listed as WA2056 and WA2052, which might denote two size variants. In June, the upcoming smartwatch model WA2052 received 3C certification in China aswell.

In April, news of the smartwatch’s arrival was tipped a notable tipster as well. However, no specifications or other details have surfaced anywhere yet.

With the new smartwatch, Vivo is expected to contend with rivals Realme, Oppo, and Xiaomi, all the companies has recently launched its wearables. The Realme Watch was launched in May, and was marked by features such as heart-rate monitoring, touchscreen support or more to 14 sports modes. It can be acquired for purchase in India for Rs. 3,999.

On the other hand, the Oppo Watch premiered in China in March. Available in sizes of 46mm and 42mm, the unit carried an amount tag of CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 16,100). Xiaomi also offers Mi Watch.


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