The Asus ZenWatch is one of the first watches on the market running Google’s new Android Wear operating system. Additionally, thanks to some prodding by Google, they are one of the first smartwatches to move towards supporting a standardized 22 mm watch band. This means that you can easily replace or upgrade your watch band at your whim! It’s a great perk compared to the Pebble where you’d need to buy a band specifically made for that specific watch.
Asus ZenWatch, $129.99 (originally $199.99)
The slim design, the attention to detail on the case (pic below), and the fact that Asus is making it are what sold me. The ZenWatch review on androidcentral has some great pictures, a video review, and the following conclusion:
Until now, it’s been pretty easy to pick out a “best” Android Wear smartwatch. The Moto 360 from the beginning ran away with that title, but the ASUS ZenWatch now threatens to take over that top spot. And, really, there’s no reason why the two can’t live in the same house. A good bit of that decision will just come down to personal taste. Maybe a truly round watch just looks better to you. We could (and will) make an argument that a round watch face provides a more immersive touch experience than a square one, particularly a square one that’s inset as much as the ZenWatch’s display is.
If you’re in the market for a smartwatch at a great price-point, it’s hard to pass up this price and these looks!
Also, their commercial made me want to go on vacation.
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