ZTE Quartz Android Wear 2.0 water resistant smartwatch announced

ZTE Quartz

ZTE has announced Quartz, a budget smartwatch running Android Wear 2.0. It has a 1.4-inch circular AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. It has IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance.

Since this is a budget smartwatch it doesn’t have a heart rate sensor but it packs a huge 500mAh battery that promises up to 2 days of standby on a single charge.

ZTE Quartz

ZTE Quartz specifications

  • 1.4-inch (400 x 400 pixels) Circular AMOLED Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 (MSM8909W) processor
  • 768MB LPDDR3 RAM, 4GB eMMC
  • Android Wear 2.0 OS (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and iOS)
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
  • Dimensions: 45.72 x 14.47mm; Weight: 89g
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Barometer
  • Built-in speaker and microphone for calling
  • 500mAh battery

The ZTE Quartz comes in Blue color and also comes with interchangeable wrist bands. It costs $199 (Rs. 12,830 approx.) and is compatible with T-Mobile’s network. It will be available exclusively from TMobile.com beginning Friday, April 14 and in select T-Mobile stores beginning Friday, April 21.

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