ASUS Zenwatch 3 has been introduced in India ahead of its official launch that has scheduled to take place on 28 December 2016. The Zenwatch 3 will be exclusively sold through one of India’s top online shopping portal, Flipkart. As of now, Flipkart has put up three options of the Zenwatch 3 on their website that is up for pre-order already. So buyers can choose between three options –

ASUS Zenwatch  3 Silver with Beige Rubber Strap ( MRP – INR 17,599)

ASUS Zenwatch  3 Gunmetal  with Dark Brown Leather Strap (MRP – INR 18,999)

ASUS Zenwatch  3 Gunmetal with Dark Brown Rubber Strap (MRP – INR 18,999)

Currently, the online shopping portal is offering a discount of 5-7% so early buys can save some money on pre-ordering.

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The ASUS Zenwatch 3 is the first Zenwatch model to feature a round case is fully customizable and powered by Android Wear. The round case is crafted from 316L stainless steel and is 9.95mm thick and accented by a narrow, rose-gold bezel inspired by the corona of an annular solar eclipse. The case gets three crown buttons; the top crown button on the watch case can be assigned custom functionality, giving wearers instant access to their favourite or most-used feature.

On the front is a 1.39-inch AMOLED Display with 400 by 400 resolution and 287ppi pixel density. The Zenwatch’s screen is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass and the device is IP67 certified for water resistance. The Zenwatch 3 comes with more than 50 software watch faces that can be changed using the Zenwatch Manager smartphone app. This precision watch serves as an assistant for Android and iOS devices and is equipped with a full-featured activity tracker that works with the all-new ZenFit app that can track a range of activities including walking, running, push-ups, sit-ups.

Powering the ASUS Zenwatch 3 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and comes with HyperCharge technology that delivers quick recharge times; just 15 minutes to reach a 60 percent charge. An optional battery pack is also available, providing 40 percent more battery life. It is said to consume 25% less energy than the Snapdragon 400 processor used on the previous Zenwatch.

The specs of the ASUS Zenwatch 3 are as follows:

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
Operating system Android Wear
Compatible OS Android and IOS
Memory 512MB RAM LDDR3
Storage 4GB eMMC Flash
Display 1.39in AMOLED

400 x 400

287ppi

Touch: 2-finger

Communication Bluetooth® 4.1

Wi-Fi

Communication Functions Built-in Microphone, Call and Messaging supported
Watch crystal 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors 6-axis (G+A), ambient light sensor
Battery 340mAh with quick-charge (15 mins for 60% battery)

Battery life: 1–2 days

Charging Magnetic charging cable
Water resistance IP67
Color Silver, Gunmetal
Strap Rubber or leather
Size Diameter: ≦ 45mm

Height: 9.95-10.75mm

Warranty 1 year warranty

Prices and availability:

Model No. Case Strap Material Colour Price (in INR) Availability
WI503Q-1LDBR0015 Gunmetal Leather Dark Brown 18,999 Available for pre-order on 23rdDecember 2016
WI503Q-2RBGE0007 Silver Rubber Beige 17,599 Available for pre-order on 23rdDecember 2016
WI503Q-1RGRY0007 Gunmetal Rubber Brownish Grey 17,599 Will be available in January 2017