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Asus brings the ZenWatch 2 to India; comes in two sizes
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Asus brings the ZenWatch 2 to India; comes in two sizes

After launching Zenfone Max Smartphone yesterday, today the Taiwanese company announced the launch of Zenfone 2 watches in India.  the ZenWatch 2 comes in two sizes: 45mm and 49mm. You also can choose between rubber and leather strap.

The ZenWatch 2 WI502Q features a 1.45″ display and is priced at Rs 11,999, while the WI501Q is slightly bigger with a 1.63″ display and is available at Rs 14,999. The wearable devices will be available in Flipkart and also at ASUS exclusive stores.

asus zenwatch 2

Both the devices are a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor with a 512MB RAM and 4 GB memory and runs on Asus ZEN UI. The devices are backed by a 300mAh and 400mAh battery respectively and Asus claims a 2 day usage time and 3 days standby time.

The Zen UI on the wearable makes the wearable communicate with your Smartphone and you can control the phone’s camera, mute incoming calls via the watch. There is also a FindMyPhone option in case you misplaced the phone. A business helper app helps you access mails, call log and calendar right from your wrist. You can also access phone settings like WiFi, volume and hotspot from the watch. Like most Smarwatches, the Asus ZenWatch 2 also has a fitness and health app to measure and track your fitness stats. A ZenWatch Manager app offers various watch face and also the customize the homescreen and there is also a FaceDesigner to customize your own unique watch face.

The Zenwatch dial is housed in a stainless-steel casing, a curved display and a crown button giving it a traditional watch styling and the display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

ZenWatch 2


Asus ZenWatch 2 Specifications

Category WI501Q W1502Q
Processor Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400
Operating system Android Wear Android Wear
Memory 512MB RAM 512MB RAM
Storage 4GB eMMC 4GB eMMC
Display AMOLED 1.63-inch

320 x 320

278 ppi

2-finger touch

AMOLED 1.45-inch

280 x 280

273 ppi

2-finger touch

Communication Bluetooth® 4.1


Bluetooth® 4.1


Watch crystal 2.5D curved Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 2.5D curved Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Sensors 6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub 6-Axis (A+G) with sensor-hub
Battery 400mAh 300mAh
Charging Magnetic charging cable Magnetic charging cable
Water resistance IP67 IP67
Color Silver, Gunmetal, Silver,
Strap 22mm

Rubber, leather



Size 49 x 41 mm 45 x 37 mm
Weight 60g 50g



0 05 January, 2016 Accessories January 5, 2016

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