Asus launched the ZenWatch 2 Android wear smartwatch in India on Tuesday. The new watch comes in two sizes and is exclusively available on Flipkart. This Zenwatch 2 is available in two sizes: 1.45-inch (WI502Q) and 1.63-inch (WI501Q) priced Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 14,999 respectively. At a later date, Asus also aims to sell these watches through its own Exclusive Stores.
The ZenWatch 2 runs Andriod Wear with Asus Zen UI running on top of it, which offers some handy software features. For instance, time-piece that help users to find his phone and control several setting directly from the watch.
ZenWatch 2 WI501Q model, sports a 1.63-inch display with a resolution of 320 x 320 and 278 ppi pixel density. On the other hand, the Asus ZenWatch 2 WI502Q comes features a 1.45-inch display with a screen resolution of 280 x 280 pixels which accounts 273ppi pixels in each inch. Both the variants are powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset coupled with 512MB RAM. ZenWatch 2 has onboard 4GB eMMC storage and supports wi-fi and Bluetooth 4.1 as the connectivity option. The 400mAh battery is good for a day of normal use.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India said, “Consumers today wish to use gadgets that make their lives simpler by aiding their hectic lifestyles. The ASUS ZenWatch 2 achieves this through its features that make it possible for the users to manage their lives right on their wrists. Combining luxury in a slim form-factor, the ZanWatch 2 furthers our vision of providing high-end products at affordable price points.”
Key Specification for ZenWatch 2:
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|Operating system||Android Wear||Android Wear|
|Memory||512MB RAM||512MB RAM|
|Storage||4GB eMMC||4GB eMMC|
320 x 320
280 x 280
|Watch crystal||2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3||2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Sensors||6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub||6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub|
|Charging||Magnetic charging cable||Magnetic charging cable|
|Size||49 x 41 mm||45 x 37 mm|