Asus is a well known name when it comes electronics they advertised their latest smartwatch at the IFA 2016 in Berlin the ASUS ZenWatch 3.The smartwatch features a delightful round display, It also provides timely information at a glance, offers a wealth of useful features that make your life easier.
DESIGN AND DISPLAY
The ASUS ZenWatch 3 comes in an exquisite design ,crafted from a jewelry-grade 316L stainless steel material which gives it an incredible look. A diamond-cut bezel and intricately detailed setting added a further touch to the design .This premium, cold-forged steel is 82% stronger than regular steel to ensure that ASUS ZenWatch 3 stands out.
ASUS latest smartwatch features a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 400 x 400 at 287 pixal per inch. It’s covered by gently curved Corning Gorilla Glass, which protect it from scuffs and scratches and it also gives it a more traditionally watchy feeling than smartwatches with a flat faces.
The screen comes with six custom design themes and more than 50 exclusive watch faces to let you easily create a watch that matches your individual style. The ambient light sensor allows for auto brightness, too, so you won’t have to worry about constantly fine tuning the brightness manually.
OS AND PROCESSOR
ASUS ZenWatch 3 is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, which consumes 25% less energy than the previous Snapdragon 400 processor. Also, the watch sports 512MB of RAM and it comes with 4GB of internal storage for music.
In the area of software it looks like this watch will be updated to Android Wear 2.0, so the software experience will likely improve over time.
The ASUS ZenWatch 3 comes with IP67 certification which makes it dust proof and water resistant, meaning that it can be submerged in up to one meter of water for thirty minutes.So you won’t have to worry about it getting wet when washing your hands or sweaty when exercising.
For connectivity it can connect to your phone via Bluetooth it also supports WiFi as backup.The only snag from the smartwatch is that it lacks GPS and NFC, so you’ll be missing out on standalone Wear apps that use GPS as the potential for Android Pay. It’s also lacking a heart rate monitor which is really disappointing.
To make up for other features not included it has a microphone and speaker, meaning that you’ll be able to place and receive calls on the watch directly.
The new thin-bezel and three-button design gives the smartwatch quick access to operation. The customizable top button provides quick access to your favorite app or features.
The middle button provides a range of functions, including access to Interactive, Ambient, Theater, and Brightness Boost modes. The bottom button switches the watch to Eco Mode for the times you need extra-long battery life.
ASUS ZenWatch 3 is going to be available in three designs Silver, Rose Gold and Gunmetal. To make the watch unique,you can choose from different strap options such as rubber for a sportier aesthetic or stitched Italian leather for a more formal look.
The smartwatch comes with a 340mAh battery which should last up to one or two days depending on your usage. It also features exclusive HyperCharge technology that provides fast charging speed a convenient magnetic charging connector that snaps into place automatically. In just 15mins you get 60% of battery life.
To keep ASUS ZenWatch 3 on your wrist even longer, an optional battery pack is available that provides 40% more battery life without sacrificing your watch’s stylish looks.
The ASUS ZenWatch 3 is compatible with both, Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
- Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
- Operating System:Android Wear
- Memory:512 MB RAM
- Storage:4GB eMMC Flash
- Display:AMOLED 1.39” 400 x 400,287ppi,Touch: 2-finger
- Sensor:6-Axis (G+A),Ambient light sensor
- Bluetooth:Bluetooth V4.1
- Battery:340mAh with quick-charge
- Color:Silver, Gunmetal, Rose Gold
- Dimensions:45 x 45 x 9.95 ~ 10.75 mm
- Communication: Bluetooth® 4.1 + Wi-Fi
- Water resistant & Dust resistant
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The ASUS ZenWatch 3 is not yet available in Nigeria,when available you can get it at any of the online stores. The smartwatch is expected to be sold from $229.
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