Asus announced the second generation of smart watches Zenwatch 2. Like a wearable computer, the Apple device is available in two body sizes, however, a new competitor is unlikely: ZenWatch 2 half the price of most available models of the Apple Watch. Modification with a 1.6-inch display will cost $170, the smaller model, with a 1.45-inch display, at $190.
The product runs Android Wear and has all the features hours of the first generation. ZenWatch 2 have 49 and 45 mm modifications, making them similar in size to the Apple Watch, with a height of 42 mm and 38 mm. Both models got AMOLED-display with durable Gorilla Glass 3 protection and moisture according to IP67 standard. “Heart” is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, which support 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB internal.
One of quality improvement is concerned only the clock case is included with the external battery, which will increase the normal duration of work for 1.5 days. The side appeared a mechanical wheel that resembles a digital crown, Apple Watch, but in this case it’s just the power button.
ASUS assures that one hours full charge will last for two days, but only if used for its intended purpose — to be interested in the time. The charging speed was able to increase due to the use of the magnetic charging cable — up to 50% in 36 minutes.
ZenWatch will be available in Europe from October in silver, rose gold and the color of burnished steel.