Thursday, May 14, 2015

Asus is going to compete with Apple Watch by design and runtime

CEO of Asustek Computer has confirmed that a second generation of "smart" watches Asus ZenWatch go on sale early in the third quarter, ie in July. Compete with Apple Watch the company plans due to "stylish design and longer battery life."

The first to see the clock ZenWatch second generation will be able to visitors Computex, which will be held in Taipei from 2 to 6 June.

As with the first version of the device for the new clock is selected platform Android Wear. From its predecessor, the new model will vary with numerous improvements, but so far the company did not expect that "smart" watches will be able to catch up with the popularity of cheap smartphones line ZenFone.

Interestingly, the head of the company admitted - even a new model ZenWatch still lags behind its own expectations on the part of autonomy. However, this can be seen an element of coquetry: if the first model to work without charging for 2 days, then the second can hold up to 4 days.

Previously stated that ZenWatch 2 will appeal to the "simplified" the processor and operating system, in order to measure battery life lasted until incredible in this case is 7 days. Such a long time without recharging achieve failed. Nevertheless, the result is quite decent, given that Apple Watch designed for daily recharging.

It is possible that ZenWatch 2 acquire 3G-module communication, thus becoming less dependent on the dual smartphone. For the year as Asustek hopes to sell at least a million "smart" watches.