Following the Padfone mini in India yesterday, the Taiwanese company also unveiled their next product in the wearable line-up. Competing with other smartwatches like Samsung Gear Live, LG G Watch, Moto 360, Asus has launched its new Android Wear called Zenwatch in New Delhi on November 29th.
According to Peter Chang, Country manager, Asus India, the Android Wearable will be introduced in India by March end next year and could be priced around Rs. 20,000. While Samsung's Gear live is available for Rs. 15,900, the LG G watch can be bought for Rs. 14,999 on Google play -- ZenWatch becomes the costliest Android wearables in Indian market. It will come customised with Asus ZenUI and Android 4.3 or above.
Asus ZenWatch - Key Specifications:
Asus Android Wearable sports 1.63-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 320 x 320p and the display is curved to give 2.5D effect. ZenWatch carries the dimensions ranging from 7.6 to 9.4mm in thickness and weighs 50grams. It is equipped with 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400, 4GB of internal storage alongside 512MB RAM, 1.4Wh battery, microphone, a bio-sensor to monitor heart rate and Bluetooth. ZenWatch comes with water and dust proofing under the IP55 rating.
The Android wearable also offers smartphone's camera viewfinder remotely on this smartwatch, notification alerts for calls, emails and messages. ZenWatch provides wide range of apps under ZenUI wellness app, which helps the customers to monitor details like calories burned, number of steps, heart rate and personel fitness goals.
With customisable apps, classy design and few unique features -- in the still growing smartwatch market, can Asus's ZenWatch make an effective impact?
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