Asus has launched ZenWatch 3, it’s third generation Android Wear smartwatch with a round dial in India. It was introduced at the IFA earlier this year and is crafted from jewelry-grade 316L stainless steel and is just 9.95mm thick.
It has interchangeable straps, including Italian leather strap and comes with a three-button system, that would offer quick access to frequently used functions, including opening the ZenFit activity tracking app and changing the display modes.
It has a 340mAh battery with HyperCharge technology that promises to charge it up to 60% in just 15 minutes. It uses magnetic charger, has an optional Watch stand and also a battery pack that offers 40% of battery life when you are outside.
Asus ZenWatch 3 (WI503Q) specifications
- 1.39″ (400×400 pixels) 287ppi AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor
- 512MB RAM, 4GB eMMC
- Android Wear OS (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and iOS)
- Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
- Bluetooth 4.1 LE, Wi-Fi
- Dimensions: 45 x 45 x 9.95 ~ 10.75 mm
- Sensors: 6-axis (gyro and accelerometer), Ambient light sensor
- 340mAh battery with HyperCharge
The Asus ZenWatch 3 with Rubber strap is priced at Rs. 17,599 and the version with leather strap is priced at Rs. 18,999. It is available for pre-order exclusively on Flipkart. Check out hands on impressions from IFA.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India said:
The launch of ZenWatch 3 is the perfect culmination of a successful year for ASUS in India. Consumers are increasingly adopting wearables to help simplify their lives and boost productivity. The powerful ZenWatch 3 combines luxury and functionality to provide users with a device that allows them to manage their lives comfortably. We are sure that the combination of specs and design in this smartwatch will be appreciated by our users.
Ajay Veer Yadav – VP, Mobiles, Flipkart said:
The launch of the new ASUS Zenwatch 3 will further strengthen the premium segment of the wearable category on Flipkart. With an impressive quarter-on-quarter growth of 100% in this category, we are continuously expanding our portfolio with new and innovative products meant for the fitness conscious and tech savvy customers. We are excited to be the exclusive partner for ASUS wearables and are certain that the Zenwatch 3 will be positively received by consumers. We look forward to continuing this partnership and focus on driving our efforts to provide our customers with a fulfilling shopping experience.