Smartphone maker Asus has made an entry into the smart wearable segment with its first Asus ZenWatch that is powered with Google’s wearable OS Android Wear. After all the rumors, Asus has finally voiced the device officially at IFA 2014 Berlin expo and comes with some spectacular specs.
The Asus ZenWatch design shows its dial to be having slightly curved display that comes with stainless steel built. The ZenWatch hosts a 1.63 inch screen having 320×320 pixel resolution. The smartwatch hosts a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor supported with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. What makes the watch look even more elegant is its “iconic Italian design” that has stitched genuine leather strap. The smartwatch is IP55 certified means it can even sustain against water splash.
Some of the unique feature of the smartwatch include a Tap Tap feature that just needs a tap to the display to locate a paired smartphone. Other feature includes Cover to Mute, means when your ZenWatch notifies you about a call to your smartphone, you just need to cover your smartwatch to mute the call. Some other interesting features include Remote Camera that allows to take pictures remotely, Find My Phone, Presentation Control and Watch Unlock.
The smartwatch is also quite oriented towards some fitness and health features. The smartwatch will measure the steps you have made, your heart rate, calories burnt, relaxation level and much more.
Asus has announced that its ZenWatch would initially be launched with a price tag of EUR 199 which translates to $260 nearly.