After mesmerising the Indian market with its range of ZenFones range in 2015, Asus has now launched ZenWatch 2 in India. The Asus ZenWatch 2 will be available in two sizes – 1.63” (WI501Q) and 1.45” (WI502Q) at a price of INR 14,999 and INR 11,999 respectively. ZenWatch 2 is now available on Flipkart and will be sold at ASUS Exclusive Stores at a later date. This smartwatch is available in interesting colours – Silver and Gunmetal for WI501Q and Silver for W1502Q. These watches come in two strap variants – Rubber and Leather.
The ZenWatch 2 comes in a hand-polished stainless-steel casing with an exquisitely curved watch crystal and a crown button with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for durability. Users have multiple design and customization options to choose from for ultimate personalization of their ZenWatch 2 from the comfort of their smartphones.
The ZenWatch 2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with a 512MB RAM and 4 GB memory. The smartwatch is equipped with an enhanced battery that provides up to 2 day usage and 3 day stand-by time, as claimed by the company. Users are also provided with an all-new magnetic pogo-clip for effortless charging.
The ZenWatch 2 also doubles up as the user’s health companion by tracking fitness activities. It keeps a track of your fitness progress with the wellness app that uses the phone’s Wi-Fi or cellular network to estimate your location changes. By speaking “Start workout” you can launch workout coach on the watch; set time, period, distance, or expected burned calories as your goal and be notified once you have reached your goal.
With ASUS ZenUI integration, this watch offers a host of smart assistance features to the users. With this smartwatch, you can control your smartphone’s camera through viewfinder preview, gesture shutter and timer shutter. You can mute an incoming call on the smartphone by covering the ZenWatch with your hand. With Fonehelper, you can control phone settings like Wi-Fi, volume and hotspot from the watch.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India said, “Consumers today wish to use gadgets that make their lives simpler by aiding their hectic lifestyles. The ASUS ZenWatch 2 achieves this through its features that make it possible for the users to manage their lives right on their wrists. Combining luxury in a slim form-factor, the ZanWatch 2 furthers our vision of providing high-end products at affordable price points.”
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400||Qualcomm® Snapdragon 400|
|Operating system||Android Wear||Android Wear|
|Memory||512MB RAM||512MB RAM|
|Storage||4GB eMMC||4GB eMMC|
320 x 320
280 x 280
|Watch crystal||2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3||2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Sensors||6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub||6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub|
|Charging||Magnetic charging cable||Magnetic charging cable|
|Size||49 x 41 mm||45 x 37 mm|
Prices of varios models of ZenWatch 2:
|Model||Model No.||Case||Strap Material||Colour||Price (in INR)|