The only manner for Computex, Asia’s foremost tech exhibition, to get going is with a flood of announcements from native powerhouse Asus, & this year present is no distinct. One of the massive attention grabbers from Asus at the moment is the ZenWatch 2, its 2nd Android Wear smartwatch.
Asus unwrapped its ZenWatch 2, a beautiful, Apple Watch esque follow up to last year’s Android Wear based ZenWatch. No worth or availability has been shared, but a rep told the smartwatch might be launched at IFA 2015 in Berlin later this year, and that extra details on software and worth will be introduced then.
It will come in 2 sizes, however there is no mention of display size or dimensions yet. Asus will provide the device in gunmetal, silver, and rose gold exteriors. Asus additionally added a crown as an extra way to navigatearound Android Wear apart for utilizing your finger on the touch screen. It is similar to the digital crown on the Apple Watch.
Asus made a new magnetic charging cable for the ZenWatch 2, so you do not have to hold around a charging cable like the one for its predecessor. The new Android wear is also IP67 water resistant.
The ZenWatch 2 runs the newest version of Android Wear, which was not too long ago introduced with the LG Watch Urbane, however Asus’ watch part to be a long way from actually being launched. Asus tells that it’ll reveal the complete specs, pricing, and availability info during IFA in Berlin this September — leaving this as more of a promise than an actual product. The aim is to keep costs consistent between the 2 watch sizes, leaving the selection of strap to determine the actual price.