The Asus ZenWatch has just gone on sale in the US through the Google Play store and Best Buy at an affordable price of $199. The release of this device now completes the rollout of this year’s second crop of Android Wear smartwatches, which also includes the LG G Watch R and the Sony SmartWatch 3.
The Asus ZenWatch is distinguished its well accomplished design which is highlighted by its stainless steel body. Two of the most beautiful smartwatches right now – LG G Watch R and Motorola Moto 360 – may have round dials, but this new device manages to shine despite having a traditional rectangular design. Its leather strap and its curved glass display have a lot to contribute to this.
Asus has blessed the device with a unique set of sensors that work together to record your heart rate, step count and even relaxation levels. It features an IP55 rating for dust and water resistance, and comes with its own charging cradle.
The 1.63-inch 320 x 320 pixel display of the ZenWatch is of the AMOLED type. A 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 CPU makes its way inside the gadget, apart from 512MB of RAM.
A quick glance at the specs of the Asus ZenWatch:
– Display: 1.63-inch, 320 × 320 pixels
– OS: Android Wear
– Processor: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
– Memory: 512MB RAM, 4GB storage
– Battery: 1.4Wh
– Dimensions: 50.6mm x 39.8mm x 7.9-9.4mm
– Weight: 50gms
Like we said, the Play store and Best Buy are the only two official sources for US buyers to purchase the Asus ZenWatch watch from currently.