ASUS Zenwatch 3 Android Wear Smartwatch with Round Display
ASUS has announced the company’s latest Android wear smartwatch and the first first from the series with a round display – the ASUS Zenwatch 3.
Pitched to be more premium than its predecessors, the ASUS Zenwatch 3 is crafted from jewelry-grade 316L stainless steel, diamond-cut bezel and premium leather bands which are interchangeable as well as more affordable rubber straps, and a starting price of EUR 229.
The watch has a 1.4″ (400 x 400 pixels) display, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, measures 9.95 mm thick and happens to be the first to feature three physical buttons on the side, that offers quick access to frequently used functions including changing the display modes.
The ASUS Zenwatch 3 is IP67 water resistant and is backed by a 380mAh battery with HyperCharge technology, which allows it get up to 60% battery charge in 15 minutes. There is a watch stand, magnetic charger and external battery pack to to juice up the watch by up to 40% longer battery life.
Asus will sell all models of the Zenwatch 3 in Gun Metal, Rose Gold and Silver colour options. Also, the face designer app helps the user create personalised watch faces and the watch itself can be customised with a choice of 6 themes and 50 designer watch faces.