ASUS ZenWatch 2 is now Official


Asus Zenwatch 2Second generation Asus Zenwatch is now officially announced as Asus Zenwatch 2. Asus announced its Zenwatch at IFA 2014 and this new successor comes with few major changes. It also runs on Android wear platform. Like Apple watch, Zenwatch 2 also features a metal Crown.

It has also become the first Amdroid wear smartwatch to offer different sizes. You have an option to choose between a 49mm tall stainless steel case (WI501Q) or a 45mm one variant (WI502Q). It also offers different color options including Silver, gunmetal, or rose gold. To make the color and strip option clear, I want to confirm that Asus offers a total of 18 different combinations of materials and colors for the ZenWatch 2. This much of option will

It has an 2.5 AMOLED display which is also protected with Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a Qualcomm processor. It has IP67 water resistance certification which is clearly an improvement than existing Zenwatch which only had IP55 rating. Company didn’t confirm the battery capacity of the smartwatch.

Another good feature of the smartwatch is that it can also be used as a tiny powerbank to charge your smartphone.

Key specifications of Asus Zenwatch 2

ProcessorQualcomm processor
Operating SystemAndroid Wear
Cover Lens2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3
ChargingMagnet charger cable
Water ResistanceIP67
Body ColorsSilver, Gunmetal, Rose-Gold
Strap22mm or 18mm (Rubber, Leather, Metal)
Mobile power bankChargeback (22mm model only)
Dimensions49 x 41mm (WI501Q), 45x37mm (WI502Q)
BatteryNot yet known