ASUS has announced its ZenWatch 3, an elegant and customizable wearable device powered by Android Wear. The ZenWatch 3 is a full-featured and extremely accurate activity tracker that helps wearers keep their lives in balance and achieve fitness goals.ZenWatch 3 follows in the tradition of fine watchmaking with its luxurious, detail-focused design and construction from premium materials. Its round case — available for the first time on an ASUS wearable device — is crafted from 316L stainless steel and pairs perfectly with a choice of luxurious straps to provide sophisticated looks and all-day comfort.
ZenWatch 3 has advanced power management features, so it spends more time on wearers’ wrists and less time on the charger. It is powered by the fast, yet energy-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and comes with HyperCharge technology that delivers incredibly quick recharge times.The ZenWatch 3 has a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 400 by 400 resolution and 287ppi pixel density for deep blacks and pin-sharp details that make each watch face look its best. The display is covered with gently curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass that facilitates smooth swiping gestures and provides tough protection against scratches and damage.ASUS ZenWatch 3’s jewelry-grade 316L stainless steel body is available in three gorgeous finishes: Gunmetal, Silver, and Rose Gold. The watch’s round case has a low-profile design that is just 9.95mm thick and accented by a narrow, rose-gold bezel for a sophisticated look inspired by the corona of an annular solar eclipse. Three crown buttons adorn the case and provide quick access to frequently used functions, including opening the ZenFit activity tracking app and changing the display modes.The ZenWatch 3 comes with a strap made from a choice of stitched Italian leather or high-quality rubber, each of which is available in dark brown or beige colors. The watch is compatible with phones running Android 4.3+ or iOS 8.2+. The ZenWatch 3 comes with a competitive retail price of €229 (~$256 – £195) and should hit retails this fall.