ProsIt has Built-in Wi-Fi that extends the range and connectivity with your phone.
It has built-in Speaker to make calls, hear voice messages and notifications.
It keeps the track of your workout sessions.
It provides long battery life.
It has gorgeous display.
It is water resistant.
It has big and bright display.
No heart rate monitor.
ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch
ASUS has delivered other smartwatches before. This time they have come with new smartwatch called ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch. It works on Android Wear 2.0 and provides long battery life. It can be charged quickly and works efficiently. It looks good and updates time, date and day. It can track steps and show notifications. It displays the calendar, weather update and perfectly runs the whole day and consumes less battery.
ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch looks premium watch with its circular shaped face. You can customize watch face whenever you want. It has a ZenFit fitness-tracking app which can be opened using the top button. There is Eco mode in this watch which can be opened using the bottom button. Eco mode is given to turn off touchscreen and turn on airplane mode. When you are not using it, you can use eco mode, it will save the battery.
Both two buttons are set to function these two features by default, you can’t customize it. With its third generation, ASUS has shown vast improvement in its design and overall performance. But it doesn’t have built-in GPS, heart rate tracker and no cellular modem. So if you are health conscious and hoping to use health tracking feature, in this case, ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch may not be a great choice.
Design and Display
ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch has fully round 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 400 x 400 resolution. Its display is bright and sharp. If you set the watch angled from the top down, there is a visual effect created at the edge of display where its Gorilla Glass is slightly curved. It has an automatic brightness setting which perfectly works outdoor to see in the light. A small bezel has surrounded the display so that watch can be protected from scratches.
Size of the strap is 20mm wide, but it has a width of 10mm where it connects to the body of the watch. It means you can’t easily use any third party band on ZenWatch 3rd Gen. Display of ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch is clear and has great different viewing angles. It has an ambient light sensor which makes the display readable outdoor.
ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch has no GPS inside it but has six-axis gyroscope and accelerometer that counts steps taken. It is IP67 certified so it is water resistant. You can use it during the shower but it is not suitable to wear while swimming. It has the ZenFit app that tracks push-ups and sit-ups. It has Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor including 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage.
It performs smoothly but it takes time or slows down to open the apps. Initially, it was launched with Android Wear version 1.5 but now it is updated to Android Wear version 2.0. It has Google’s clever Assistant in it that can be activated by holding the power button. If you want to answer questions, make phone calls or control your home automation service, you can use your voice to instruct digital assistant.
Battery Life and Charging
In ASUS ZenWatch 3rd Gen Smartwatch, you will get the battery life of two days. It uses 340mAh battery which doesn’t drain quickly. There is a magnetic ring that fits only when you connect it in the correct way. It uses a fast-charging technology called “HyperCharge” that can charge the watch from 0 to 60% in 15 minutes.