Asus announces ZenWatch-smart to watch




Asus has its first smart watch called ZenWatch officially unveiled. The accessory runs Android Wear and get a 1.63 “screen with OLED panel and a resolution of 320×320 pixels., The smart watch will cost 199 euros in the Netherlands.

The square AMOLED screen of the ZenWatch is protected by curved Gorilla Glass 3 of the 2.5D generation. The accessory is waterproof according to IP55 designation. The housing is made of stainless steel and the strap is made of leather. With its battery 1,4Whr the gadget “at least one day” would hold. The weight is 50 grams for the body and 25 grams for the wristband.

Under the hood does a Snapdragon 400 processor with a clock speed of 1.2GHz and 512MB RAM available. Charging is via micro USB with charging accessory and the connection is via Bluetooth 4.0. There is also a built-in microphone. Asus has wearable equipped with a speedometer, a 9-axis motion sensor and a heart rate monitor. The latter include works in conjunction with the Wellness ZenUI app, which offers numerous health applications and for example can count steps and calories burned tracking.

Furthermore install Asus apps Watch Unlock, Tap Tap, Remote Camera, Cover to Mute, Find My Phone and Presentation Control on ZenWatch, among others unlock smartphone or tablet, fast switching functions remotely taking pictures with smartphone and controlling presentations. The apps run on Android and Wear ZenWatch can also work with any smartphone that runs Android 4.3 or higher. Users do need to install the ZenWatch Manager of Asus on their smartphone while also the Remote Camera Remote Link app is required for some functions. When exactly the ZenWatch opens in the Netherlands is not known, but when the time comes, he goes 199 euros.


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