ASUS has launched the ZenWatch 2 in India, which also happens to be the company’s first wearable device in the Country.
The ZenWatch 2 comes in two variants: WI501Q and WI502Q.
The WI501Q variant comes with a 22mm Rubber/Leather Strap and sports a 1.63-inch AMOLED Display which supports a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels, with a pixel density of 278 ppi. The watch is backed by a 400mAh battery, and measures at 49 x 41 mm, weighs at 60g, and will be available in Silver, Gunmetal colours.
The WI502Q variant comes with an 18mm Leather Strap and sports a 1.45-inch AMOLED Display which supports a resolution of 280 x 280 pixels, with a pixel density of 273 ppi. The watch is backed by a 300mAh battery, and measures at 45 x 37 mm, weighs at 50g, and will be available in Silver colour.
Both variants of the ZenWatch 2 run on Android Wear, and support 2-finger touch, and the displays are protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The watches are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 512MB RAM. The watches come with 4GB of internal storage, and supports Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi.
Both wearables come with a Magnetic charging cable and a 6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub, and are IP67 certified as Water Resistant. The watches’ casing is made of hand-polished stainless-steel with a classic crown button.
The watches support voice commands, including the “Start workout” command for launching the workout coach (fitness assistant). The wearable comes with a ASUS ZenWatch Manager app for customizing the watch face with different content, and the ASUS Exclusive FaceDesigner lets users design custom watch faces. ZenUI also lets you control your phone’s camera, mute phone calls, find your phone, set the phone’s WiFi, volume and hotspot, provides quick access to mails, call logs and agendas.
The watches are touted to offer a 2 day usage and 3 days stand-by time.
The ASUS ZenWatch 2 1.63” (WI501Q) has been priced at Rs 14999, while the Zenwatch 2 1.45” (WI502Q) has been priced at Rs 11999. The wearables are available exclusively on Flipkart and at ASUS Exclusive Stores at a later date.