Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Asus ZenWatch 3 - Review, Specs and Price

Asus officially has wrapped off the new and highly-anticipated ZenWatch 3, which features a hug difference design the ZenWatch 2. The new device is powered by 2100 Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear, which is a processor in Qualcomm’s line of chips built specifically for wearable devices. Just like Asus’ other smartwatches, also runs Android Wear which is Google’s smartwatch targeted operating system.

The new ASUS ZenWatch 3 follows the tradition of fine watchmaking with its luxurious, detail-focused design and construction from high-quality materials. It provides timely information at a glance, offers a wealth of useful features that make your life easier with an innovative quick-charging technology that keeps ASUS ZenWatch 3 on your wrist longer.

The Asus ZenWatch 3 was announced at the IFA in Berlin and it sport the following features;

ASUS ZenWatch 3 organizes your important information, determines what you need and when, and shows it to you before your even ask. Get messages from friends, weather updates at a glance, and a variety of useful assistance that helps you make the most of your day. Made of IP67 which makes it water resistant, no need to worry about sudden water pour and you can even swim with it.

According to Asus, the ZenWatch 3 boasts advanced power management features, meaning that "the watch spends more time on the wrist and less time charging". Asus claims the device will last 1-2 days (24 hours to 48 hours) on a single charge. Its uses Asus’ HyperCharge technology which charges the battery up to 60 percent in 15 minutes.

Asus ZenWatch 3 - Pros
  • Beautiful design
  • Responsive touchscreen
  • Long lasting battery life
  • Fast charge support
  • Customizable info on the watchfaces. Just download Zenwatch Manager app from Play store and you can customize the signature watch face with weather info, battery life, steps, calories burned, etc.
  • The Asus ZenFit app can sync with Google Fit app
  • Water resistant

Asus ZenWatch 3 - Cons
  • No GPS support
  • No heart rate monitor
  • The band is not universal (it is very specialized)
Asus ZenWatch 3 - Specification
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 Processor
  • Android Wear OS
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4GB Storage
  • AMOLED 1.39 (400 x 400pixel) 287ppi  Display
  • Touch: 2-finger
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Bluetooth V4.1
  • 340mAh battery capacity with quick-charge
  • Dimension: 45 x 45 x 9.95 ~ 10.75 mm
  • Silver, Gunmetal, Rose Gold Color
Asus ZenWatch 3 - Price and Availability

It costs $229  which is less than many smartwatches and its currently available for order. See on Amazon

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