Leaked OnePlus Watch 2 will arrive in February with Wear OS 4

The rumored January announcement appears to have been pushed
Wareable OnePlus Watch 2 MWC release date rumor
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The OnePlus Watch 2 is set to arrive at Mobile World Congress in February, despite rumors previously indicating the company would announce the smartwatch at its January event for the OnePlus 12.

Tipster Max Jambor instead suggests on X/Twitter that OnePlus will wait until the Barcelona tech expo in late February to launch the follow-up to the original OnePlus Watch.

Jambor was behind part of the huge OnePlus Watch 2 leak back in November - one that revealed the drastic redesign of the watch, shown below, and the fact it would run on Wear OS 4 - so we rate this scrap of information as pretty reliable.

This time around, MWC will run from 26-29 February, which means we're possibly only around five weeks away from getting our hands on the next-gen model.

And if it turns out Jambor's information is to be trusted, and the Watch 2 is indeed set to arrive at MWC, we could also still see it officially revealed and confirmed at the company's 23 January event.

OnLeaks/MySmartPriceOnePlus Watch 2 leaked image

Following the incredibly disappointing smartwatch debut from OnePlus, the company has plenty to prove with the Watch 2. 

The potential move away from a proprietary operating system and towards the sturdy Wear OS is a very promising sign, though, and hopefully arrives alongside some much-improved GPS tracking and heart rate monitoring accuracy.

We'll be on the ground in Barcelona covering all the latest wearable releases next month, so we'll be sure to get some hands-on time with the potential upcoming smartwatch ahead of a full review post-launch.

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Conor Allison


Conor moved to Wareable Media Group in 2017, initially covering all the latest developments in smartwatches, fitness trackers, and VR. He made a name for himself writing about trying out translation earbuds on a first date and cycling with a wearable airbag, as well as covering the industry’s latest releases.

Following a stint as Reviews Editor at Pocket-lint, Conor returned to Wareable Media Group in 2022 as Editor-at-Large. Conor has become a wearables expert, and helps people get more from their wearable tech, via Wareable's considerable how-to-based guides. 

He has also contributed to British GQ, Wired, Metro, The Independent, and The Mirror. 

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