At Google I/O this year, we saw the launch of two smart-watches; Samsung Live Gear and LG G Watch. Also Read - Amid Global Coronavirus Scare; Google Cancels IO 2020, Its Biggest Annual Event
ASUS, after garnering positive response in the laptop category is now ready to enter the Android wear market. Reportedly they are launching their smart-watches between Rs 6,000 to Rs 9,000. Also Read - ASUS ROG Announces New Gaming Monitor at CES
The ASUS smart-watch is still untitled, and will have AMOLED –equipped display. It will be backed by the smart-phones running Android 4.3 or higher. Features in detail aren’t out yet, but still at the claimed price, it will be a major thing to look out for. The market feels LG G watch and Samsung Live Gear are priced rather high at Rs 15,000 and Rs 16,000 respectively. Also Read - Asus ROG Phone Android 9 Pie update rolling out: Everything you need to know
LG G watch is dust as well as water resistance, and will be backed by 400mAh battery. It sports a 1.6 inch display. The device is boosted by 787 MHz Snapdragon processor and will have 512 MB RAM. The internal memory of this smart-watch is 4 GB which is expandable till 32 GB.
The Samsung Live Gear- which is launched at a higher price, betters in specifications too. It is accelerated by 1.2 GHz processor. For fitness-freaks this device is available with in-built applications such as accelerometer, gyroscope and heart-rate monitor.
We will have to wait and watch how ASUS will match the specifications of its rivals, at such low price.