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Vivo Watch, the first smartwatch from smartphone maker Vivo set to launch September 22

The leaked promo collateral for the Vivo Watch. (Image: @BenGeskin/Twitter)
The leaked promo collateral for the Vivo Watch. (Image: @BenGeskin/Twitter)
Vivo is prepping the Vivo Watch, the company’s first foray into the smartwatch market. The device looks similar in appearance to Samsung’s Galaxy Watches and similarly eschews Google’s WearOS in favor of a bespoke solution.
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Vivo is set to release its first smartwatch dubbed, unimaginatively, the Vivo Watch. In leaked photos and promo materials we can discern that the Vivo Watch official unveiling is less than two weeks away on September 22. Design-wise it most closely resembles Samsung’s Galaxy Watch and features a premium metal body in 42 mm and 46 mm sizes combined with premium leather straps.

It isn't clear what SoC is powering the Vivo Watch but it is almost certainly not running Google WearOS. Like Samsung, Vivo has opted for a bespoke solution which is tipped to be a specialized fork of its Android-based FunTouchOS. It is expected to be water resistant to 5 ATM and include contemporary health tracking features including blood oxygen sensing, heart rate monitor and the usual connectivity including GPS for location and NFC for mobile payment

The Vivo Watch will come in four colors dubbed Mocha, Mixia, Shadow and Fengshang while it will be priced at the equivalent of around US$145. At this stage it is unclear if there are any plans to release the Vivo Watch globally with the company most likely testing the waters in its home market of China first. If you’re keen to get one, we will learn everything there is to know about the Vivo Watch in just under two weeks from no

Leaked renders of the Vivo Watch. (Image: @BenGeskin/Twitter)
Leaked renders of the Vivo Watch. (Image: @BenGeskin/Twitter)
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Sanjiv Sathiah
Sanjiv Sathiah - Senior Tech Writer - 1346 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I have been writing about consumer technology over the past ten years, previously with the former MacNN and Electronista, and now Notebookcheck since 2017. My first computer was an Apple ][c and this sparked a passion for Apple, but also technology in general. In the past decade, I’ve become increasingly platform agnostic and love to get my hands on and explore as much technology as I can get my hand on. Whether it is Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, Nintendo, Xbox, or PlayStation, each has plenty to offer and has given me great joy exploring them all. I was drawn to writing about tech because I love learning about the latest devices and also sharing whatever insights my experience can bring to the site and its readership.
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Sanjiv Sathiah, 2020-09-11 (Update: 2020-09-11)