The Asus ZenWatch 3 is already official, this is the new smartwatch with Android Wear

We had been saying it yesterday. Among the nice launches of this yr at IFA 2016, we had been going to seek out sensible watches, smartwatches, as protagonists. And certainly one of them is the Asus ZenWatch 3, which comes with an necessary novelty amongst the firm’s watches, and that is that it is a watch with a round display, in contrast to the earlier two. It is the first new technology watch with Android Wear.

Asus ZenWatch 3, a design enchancment

It appears that Asus is already clear that their new smartwatch should be round in the event that they need to be really profitable in the market. His earlier two watches featured sq. shows, and so they weren’t very profitable. Of course, in actuality, no Android Wear smartwatch has been really profitable. However, no matter this Asus ZenWatch 3 is, it is already way more harking back to conventional watches, and even the Huawei Watch.

Its stainless-steel end, and in three colours: darkish grey, silver, and gold, all with pink particulars, arrive 1 centimeter thick, and with a 1.39-inch display with Super AMOLED know-how with a decision of 400 x 400 pixels. Of course, this watch already has a Gorilla Glass 2.5D glass. The availability of the smartwatch with leather-based and rubber straps, in brown and lightweight beige colours, might finish in its design.

As far as {hardware} is involved, it comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 processor designed for sensible watches, with a battery consumption of 25% lower than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor that was built-in in earlier sensible watches. In addition to this, it contains sensors with which the watch can act as a pedometer, and in addition depend the push-ups or sit-ups we do. It doesn’t embrace a coronary heart price monitor, so will probably be a perform that we must do with out. Of course, not GPS both, though it is waterproof. And one thing that we must always not overlook is that it features a new quick charging system due to which it is potential to cost 60% of the battery in simply 15 minutes, one thing that tries to unravel certainly one of the shortcomings of sensible watches, and that is its lack of autonomy.

Asus ZenWatch 3 Gold

At the second, Asus has not confirmed the worth of this watch, and we assume that it’ll rely rather a lot on the model we purchase. However, contemplating that they’ve centered on the design, it is more likely to be considerably dearer than the earlier variations. We will lastly see by which vary this Asus smartwatch falls.

Update: The Asus ZenWatch 3 can be formally priced at € 229, so will probably be roughly the identical worth as the firm’s earlier smartwatches at launch. A considerably cheaper worth than that of its rivals, however once more exceeding 200 euros.