Asus releases polished ZenWatch 3


The much-awaited third generation of the Asus ZenWatch was announced today at IFA 2016 in Berlin.

Asus ZenWatch 3

The ZenWatch 3 sports a 1.39-inch AMOLED circular display with the resolution of 400×400 pixels. The smartwatch is now powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor supported by 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage.

Body and build

The body is 9.95mm case fashioned from jewellery-grade 316L stainless steel. The ZenWatch 3 is available in three colours: gunmetal, silver and rose gold.

Watch faces

At the event, Asus said the ZenWatch 3 will come with more than 50 software watch faces that can be changed or customised using the ZenWatch Manager smartphone app. Customisability also increases with FaceDesigner, which lets you create your own watch faces as you please.

Battery life

The ZenWatch 3 claims to have a two days’ usage thanks to its 340mAh battery. It also comes with HyperCharge technology, which charges the device up to 60 per cent in 15 minutes. There’s also a power pack that can provide 40 per cent more battery life when used.

Price and availability

There’s no definite release date or price but keep an eye on this space for further news on the ZenWatch 3.

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