In the latest episode of #AskMadhav, the CEO of Oppo’s Realme sub-brand, Madhav Sheth on YouTube has hinted that the company may launch its first Realme fitness band next month alongside Realme X2 Pro.
Realme seems to be preparing to compete with Xiaomi and Honor in the wearable segment. Since entering the smartphone market in May last year, Realme has become the fourth largest brand in India.
Madhav Sheth, CEO of Realme Mobiles, confirmed the company’s plan to enter the segment fitness band. As per the conversion, the device might be launched next month in India alongside the Realme X2 Pro. There’s no clarity at this stage on either the specs, features, pricing or availability.
It could be priced under Rs 3,000 to stay competitive in the entry-level fitness tracker market. He also spoke about future software updates for the company’s current phones, ColorOS 7.0 update, which is likely to be based on Android 10 and roll out next year.
He teased the launch of VOOC PowerBanks in the future, which the company might be working with plans to launch with the Realme fitness band. Sheth also spoke about the company’s plans to introduce its own software.
The Realme XT, X, 5 Pro, and 3 Pro will receive Android 1o in Q1, 2020, while Realme 5, 3 and 3i will get the software in the next quarter. Also, announced video recording support on a wide-angle camera for Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro and Realme XT before the end of next month.