Despite being a novel category, Android Wear seems to be getting more and more persons interested in the concept. At least this is the feeling that I got when attending Asus’ event today in Berlin. The company has announced its first Android Wear-powered smartwatch – the Asus ZenWatch. Here’s an overview of its main features and specs before we jump to the hands-on pictures.

Tech specs and features of the Asus ZenWatch

  • ASUS ZenUI user interface developed specifically for ZenWatch
  • Pairs seamlessly with a smartphone running Android 4.3 or higher
  • Can be used as a personal wellness manager in conjunction with the ASUS ZenUI Wellness app
  • 2.5D curved glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Selection of instantly-changeable software watch faces
  • Smart features – Watch Unlock, Tap Tap, Remote Camera, Cover to Mute, Find My Phone and Presentation Control
  • Integrated 9-axis sensor lets users monitor and track a range of wellness statistics including steps taken, calories burned, activity duration, heart rate, exercise intensity and relaxation level. Users can set and monitor personal fitness goals.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2GHz CPU
  • 512MB RAM and 4GB EMMC
  • AMOLED 1.63-inch, 320 x 320, 278ppi touch display
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 , USB Port Micro USB on charging cradle
  • Audio Built-in microphone, Battery Li-polymer 1.4Wh, Water Resistance IP55
  • Silver- and rose-gold-colored layers Brown leather strap
  • 50.6 x 39.8 x 7.9-9.4mm
  • Body: 50g Strap: 25g

Hands-on Pictures with the Asus ZenWatch

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