Asus ZenWatch now available for $199, but yet to arrive in India

Asus ZenWatch now available for $199, but yet to arrive in India

If you are looking for an affordable Android Wear, Asus ZenWatch could be the first choice today as it’sĀ now officially available with a price tag of $199. The smartwatch is currently available on Google Play Store and Best Buy but its availability is yet to be announced for India and other emerging markets.

The ZenWatch is the Asus offering for Google’s Android Wear, which features a stainless steel body and has a stitched leather strap.

AsusĀ announced the ZenWatch in September. This new smartwatch has a 1.63-inch curved glass AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. There is 512MB of RAM, 4GB internal storage and a 1.4Wh battery.

The smartwatch has IP55 rating that confirms its water-resistant capability and has Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity support. Additionally, there is a heart rate sensor to provide an enhanced list of fitness-centric features like heart rate tracking, step count and relaxation levels.

Similar to other Android Wear smartwatches, the ZenWatch is compatible with Android 4.3 or above running smartphones to provide real-time notifications.

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