Smart watches are an expensive affair and Asus has launched 2 new premium smart watches in India today. The Asus Zenwatch 3 were unveiled couple of months back and today they have announced the vailability of both the models in India.
The Zenwatch3 (WI503Q-1LDBR0015) Gunmetal Case, Dark Brown Leather strap is priced higher at 18,999. The Zenwatch 3 (model – WI503Q-2RBGE0007) comes with Silver Dial with Beige Rubber Strap is priced at Rs. 17,599.
The Android wear is compatible to work with both Android Smartphones as well as with the iPhone. The Smartwatch comes with a solar eclipse design made with a Jewelry-grade 316L Stainless Steel material. The Uni-sex watch is for both men and women.
The design is both classic and modern with the three buttons on the side of the dial. The Zenwatch 3 is waterproof and comes with IP 67 water resistant body.
The Android watch comes with the Android Wear Version 1.5 and is compatible with smartphones with Android 4.3 onwards, iOS 9.3.1. The Smartwatch comes with 512 mb of ram and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100. The display of the watch comes with customizatable watch faces and there are 50+ designs available to choose from.
The Dial has 400 x 400 pixels resolution and 1.39 inch dial ((287ppi pixel density). The screen is AMOLED display and comes with 2.5 D curve glass and a Corning’s Gorilla glass protective layer.
There is 4 GB of internal storage and the watch can show weather notifications and messages.
The other key highlight of the Smartwatch is the health tracking. It can measure – Including Walking, Running, Push-ups, and Sit-ups. There is a Zenfit activity tracking app which can be launched at the tap of a button. The other top features include – Selfie, Music control, Google search through voice command.
There is a 340 mAH battery capacity and comes with rapid charging support. Asus claims that the watch can be charged to 60% in just 15 minutes. And it can last 2 days depending on the usage, meaning if you fiddle too much with it you will need to charge everyday.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for Asus India said, “The launch of ZenWatch 3 is the perfect culmination of a successful year for Asus in India. Consumers are increasingly adopting wearables to help simplify their lives and boost productivity.The powerful ZenWatch 3 combines luxury and functionality to provide users with a device that allows them to manage their lives comfortably. We are sure that the combination of specs and design in this smartwatch will be appreciated by our users.”