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.
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|
400 x 400
|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|
|Strap||Rubber or leather|
|Size||Diameter: ≦ 45mm
|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|