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

Asus ZenWatch 3 Cover

We have been saying it yesterday. Among the nice launches of this yr at IFA 2016, we have been going to search out sensible watches, smartwatches, as protagonists. And one among 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 screen, not like 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 have to be round in the event that they need to be actually 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 actually profitable. However, no matter this Asus ZenWatch 3 is, it is already rather more harking back to conventional watches, and even the Huawei Watch.

Its chrome steel end, and in three colours: darkish grey, silver, and gold, all of them with pink particulars, arrive 1 centimeter thick, and with a 1.39-inch display screen 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 consists of sensors with which the watch can act as a pedometer, and in addition rely 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 should always not overlook is that it features a new quick charging system due to which it is doable to cost 60% of the battery in simply 15 minutes, one thing that tries to resolve one among 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 quite a bit on the model we purchase. However, contemplating that they’ve targeted on the design, it is more likely to be considerably dearer than the earlier variations. We will lastly see during which vary this Asus smartwatch falls.

Update: The Asus ZenWatch 3 will probably 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.