Asus Zenwatch announced at IFA 2014



Asus has just announced its smartphone called Asus ZenWatch at IFA 2014 in Berlin. Asus Zenwatch is based on Google’s ‘Android Wear’ platform. This was not an surprising move because Asus already announced its plans for smartwatch earlier this year and teased Zenwatch few days back.

Asus Zenwatch

If we talk about the build quality, it is made of steel, so it looks high quality. It has 1.63-inch curved 320×320 AMOLED display withCorning Gorilla Glass 3 along with quick-release clasp.It comes with 100+ combination watch face choices. So, you will surely get one that suits your mood and personality.  It is powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor with 512 MB RAM. It has 4 GB internal storage, Bluetooth 4.0 and bio sensor to measure heart rate. It is waterproof and comes with IP55 rating. Specifications are similar to LG G Watch and Moto 360.

You can also use Asus Zenwatch to unlock your phone. If you misplaced your smartphone, you can use Tap Tap and Find My Phone feature to locate your device. It also offers ASUS Remote Camera features to let users take photos from various creative angles which are difficult to capture manually.

Asus also released a Asus Welness app which lets users monitor and track various health related statistics captured by the smartwatch. You can check calories burned, activity duration, heart rate, exercise intensity and relaxation level.

It will hit the market in Q3 or Q4 this year and will be priced at €199.

Specification of Asus Zenwatch

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2GHz CPU
OS SystemAndroid Wear
Memory512MB RAM
Storage4GB EMMC
DisplayAMOLED1.63″, 320×320, 278ppi touch display
Cover Lens2.5D curved Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Sensor9 Axis Sensor , ,Bio sensor
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
USB PortMicro USB on Charging Cradle
AudioBuilt-in microphone
BatteryPolymer 1.4Wh
Water ResistanceIP55
ColorsSilver and rose gold color layering
Brown leather strap
Size50.6 x 39.8 x 7.9-9.4mm
WeightBody: 50g
Strap: 25g