The first ever wearable device of Asus, the Zenwatch Android Wear, was recently launched at the IFA 2014 event in Berlin. Unlike the previous gadget-looking smartwatches that we've seen in the past, the Zenwatch sports an elegant and classy design. According to Asus, the ZenWatch brings the "luxury tradition of fine watchmaking to Android Wear, with an elegant, detail-focused design and use of high-quality materials." 

Asus ZenWatch launched at IFA 2014
Asus ZenWatch Android Wear Smart Watch

The Asus Zenwatch features a rectangular display with curved corners, 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen and ZenUI on top of Android Wear. Its strap is made of soft stitched-leather with a simple release latch.

The Zenwatch will be available on September or October and will cost around $260

  • Display: 1.63 AMOLED Screen with 320 x320 resolution, 278ppi
  • Processor: 1.2GHz Qualcomm snapdragon 400SoC
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • ROM: 4GB 
  • Battery: 1.4Wh 
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Micro-USB connectivity
  • Built-in Microphone
  • IP55 Water-resistant rating
  • 75g (including the strap)

Pre-loaded Apps and Functions

  • Watch Unlock  (automatic unlocking) 
  • Tap Tap and Find My Phone (help locate paired smartphone)
  • Cover to Mute
  • Remote Camera
  • Presentation Control

Check out this video for more info:

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