OnePlus Band launched in India: 5 fitness bands it will compete against

OnePlus Band price in India is set at Rs 2,499, which means it will take on the likes of the Mi Band 5, Redmi Band, Realme Band, and more.

Highlights
  • OnePlus Band specs include a 1.1-inch AMOLED display, 100mAh battery, and IP68 rating for dust and water resistance
  • OnePlus Band price in India is set at Rs 2,499
  • The OnePlus fitness band competes against bands from Samsung, Xiaomi, Realme, and Honor

OnePlus Band (review) was officially launched in India a couple of days ago as the first-ever fitness-centric device from the brand. The wearable debuts with pretty much the same features that you would expect from a fitness band at this price segment. OnePlus Band specs include a heart-rate sensor, SpO2 monitor, a 1.1-inch AMOLED display, 100mAh battery, and IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. The OnePlus fitness tracker also touts support for watch faces through a companion app called OnePlus Health. The band’s design highlights a rectangular display and silicon straps that come in a variety of colour options. OnePlus Band price in India is set at Rs 2,499. As the wearable goes on sale in India today via Amazon and Flipkart, here’s a quick look at a few notable fitness bands in the market it’ll be competing against.

Also read: OnePlus Band goes on sale in India today: price, features, and should you buy it

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OnePlus Band specifications

  • 1.1-inch colour touch display
  • up to 14 days of battery life
  • 13 exercises modes
  • 5ATM and IP68 water and dust-resistant certified
  • Optical heart rate sensor
  • Blood Oxygen sensor and sleep monitor
  • Bluetooth v5.0

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Top 5 OnePlus Band competitors

1. OnePlus Band vs Mi Band 5

Mi Band 5 (review), which has also been priced in India at Rs 2,499, is the closest competitor to the OnePlus Band. The device has a similar design and form factor as the OnePlus Band. As for the Mi Band 5 specifications, it packs a 1.1-inch AMOLED colour display, 24 hours heart rate sensor, sleep monitoring, and up to 14 days of battery life. While the Mi Band 5 lacks a Blood Oxygen sensor and employs only 11 different workout modes as opposed to 13 modes on its counterpart, it has the ability to track menstrual cycles and notify users about related updates. Xiaomi’s fitness tracker comes with a magnetic charger, whereas the OnePlus Band juices up using a case-like charger. If you wish to learn more, read our in-depth comparison between the Mi Band 5 and the OnePlus Band.

Buy Mi Band 5

2. OnePlus Band vs Realme Band

Realme Band (review) is another fitness band that could give OnePlus Band a run for its money. The wearable is priced at just Rs 1,499, making it a more affordable option. Realme Band specs highlight a 0.96-inch colour curved LCD display with five-level brightness via the Realme Link app, a touch button to navigate around the UI, nine different sports modes, and a 90mAh battery that is rated to last up to nine days on a single charge. The fitness tracker also employs real-time heart rate and sleep quality monitor. Unlike the OnePlus Band, the Realme wearable touts a plug-and-charge design that needs no extra cables.

Buy Realme Band

3. OnePlus Band vs Honor Band 5

Honor Band 5 (review) is the only other fitness tracker on this list to come with a SpO2 sensor. That said, the device packs a slightly smaller 0.96-inch AMOLED Full-Colour display compared to the OnePlus Band, a 24-hour heart rate monitor, sleep monitoring, and ten distinct modes that will be suited to different types of workouts such as running, cycling, swimming, and more. The Honor Band 5 is water-resistant up to 50 meters and rocks a 100mAh battery that should last up to 14-days on a single charge. The wearable is currently retailing in India at Rs 2,199. 

Buy Honor Band 5

4. OnePlus Band vs Redmi Smart Band

Redmi Smart Band, in contrast to the OnePlus Band, comes with a 1.08-inch square touchscreen colour LCD display, USB Type-A charging port, and just five activity tracking modes. The battery life of the Realme wearable is similar to its counterpart. The fitness band is also 5 ATM water-resistant. It is capable of tracking your activity, steps, calories, sleep, and even push sedentary reminders. The band, unfortunately, can’t monitor your blood oxygen level. The Redmi Band is selling in India at Rs 1,599 right now.

Buy Redmi Smart Band

5. OnePlus Band vs Samsung Galaxy Fit2

Samsung Galaxy Fit2 is a bit expensive compared to the OnePlus Band, but you get up to 90 workout modes through the Samsung Health library, over 70 downloadable watch faces, and preset replies to notifications. The band sports a 1.1-inch AMOLED display with 3D curved glass, a touch key for easy navigation around the UI, and up to 15 days of battery life. There’s ‘Sleep Score’ that analyses the sleep pattern through four stages of sleep- Awake, REM, Light and Deep, and shares insights with users for better results. Other highlights include a stress monitor, a Water Lock mode – making it perfect for swimming and other water-based activity, a new ‘Hand Wash’ feature that reminds users to practice washing of hands with a periodic alarm and timer, and a 5ATM rating. It lacks a blood oxygen sensor. The Samsung Galaxy Fit2 is priced in India at Rs 3,999.

Buy Samsung Galaxy Fit2