Asus ZenWatch: Home-Grown Functionality With a Big Price Tag
Asus has announced its first
The watch uses a square 1.63-inch, 320 x 320 AMOLED touchscreen-in fact, it's the same as the Samsung Gear Live-and the body is made from stainless steel with a rose-gold-colored band inset. The screen is covered by a piece of curved Gorilla Glass 3. As standard it comes with a stitched leather strap, though you can change it to any normla 22-millimeter watch strap.
Inside, there's a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 SoC , with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, a 1.4Wh battery, Bluetooth 4.0 and a microphone, There's also a heart rate and motion sensor, along with an IP55 rating which means it'll be showerproof
In terms of software,
The watch will cost $260-more than some of its Android Wear competitors-and will be available towards the end of the year.