Asus ZenWatch 2 Annouced

After the huge success of ZenFone series, Asus is all set to rule the smart watch market. Asus today announced the launch of ZenWatch 2. It is a wearable device which is powered by Android Wear and is produced in partnership with Google. It is made up of high-quality materials and is designed in such a way that it is highly customizable.

ASUS ZenWatch 2 (WI502Q)_Silver +Metal strap

Unlike the previous version, ZenWatch 2 features a metal watch crown which makes it look classic and shiny. It also boasts of a brand new magnetic charger which improves the battery recharge time of the watch. The watch is combined with sensors and works perfectly fine with the wellness smartphone app. The watch also serves as a personal activity and fitness manager so that users can keep their lives in balance and can achieve their fitness goals easily.

The watch also features a durable stainless steel case which is available in two sizes. There is a metal crown and a watch crystal which is designed with a curve for an elegant look and better usability. The watch is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 so that it can’t get affected by scratches and damages. The watch features instant changeable software watch faces. The best part about the watch is that it allows a user to create his own custom watch face in the new watch face land app for providing an additional personal touch.

ZenWatch 2 is powered by the latest version of Android wear and offers a stunning display for viewing incoming calls, messages, notifications etc. Other exclusive features include Asus ZenUI integration, FoneHelper, activity and fitness tracking, and Remote Camera.

One of the most popular feature of ZenWatch is Enhanced Remote Camera which allows a wearer to display his/her smartphone’s camera viewfinder directly on to the display of the watch. It allows to take photos from angles where the viewfinder is difficult to see. It can also be switched between phone’s front camera and rear camera. This feature improves the camera experience to a large extent.

ASUS ZenWatch 2 (WI501Q)_Gunmetal + Leather strap

The watch comes with an IP67 water resistance rating which means you can wear it even during the shower or during exercise. The app works with the completely redesigned Wellness smartphone app to provide a solution for managing fitness and overall wellness. The watch is a full featured activity tracker which works for tracking activities like running and cycling.

Key Specifications of ZenWatch 2:

  • Processor: Qualcomm® processor
  • Operating System: Android Wear
  • Display: AMOLED
  • Cover Lens: 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Charging: Magnet charger cable
  • Water Resistance: IP67


ZenWatch2 is available in two sizes and three stainless steel case colors. It is available in 18 different strap material and color combination.  A leather strap with diamond pattern is also available. There is no exact news on the price and availability of the watch.

Author: Deepak Kumar

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