Last September Asus announced the Zenwatch which looks quite nice,smart watches are still slow taking off here and are still quite expensive which is the problem,having said that you can now buy the likes of Sony Smart Watches cheap enough too and they do not look to bad either to be fair..PC World and Currys are now selling the watch for €279.99

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The Zenwatch does sport some nice features but the price is rather high,not much more than the Moto360 which looks even better. But i do like the look of this and its one of the better looking watches out there today.

 

The Asus ZenWatch lets you wear your world on your wrist, synching with your Android smartphone or tablet so that you can access a wide range of great features to make life smoother, simpler and more fun.

It works with wearable-optimised version of exclusive Asus ZenUI apps like What’s Next and Do It Later. What’s Next reminds you of upcoming important events, marks items that need a special reminder and cuts out distractions so you can stay focused on what you really need to.

 

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The smartwatch works better than ever with Asus smartphone and is useful all day long. Android Wear organizes your information, suggests what you need, and displays it before you even ask. Get messages from your friends, meeting notifications, and weather updates at a glance.

A real lifestyle watch

Tell the time and keep your daily schedule and performance on point. The AsusZenWatch offers a wide range of features that help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Monitor steps taken, calories burned, and heart rate amongst other health statistics to achieve personal fitness goals and stay in better shape.

Camera synchronisation

You’ll be able to display your smartphone’s camera viewfinder remotely on your Asus ZenWatch, making it easier and more versatile than ever to take selfies and group photos. Photographers will be able to properly compose the shot, release the shutter and check how the frame looks while still being able to remain in the photo.

Voice and motion control

You’ll be able to operate your Asus ZenWatch using voice commands and gestures. Say “OK Google” and reply to texts, instant messages and emails by voice, saving you the need to constantly have your hands on your phone or tablet screen to type.

Find out about your day or the world around you by asking the ZenWatchquestions such as, “Will it rain this weekend?” and receive direct answers. By simply placing your hand over the face of the watch, you can mute incoming calls so that others around you aren’t disturbed.

Secure and convenient

Your ZenWatch makes your phone more secure than ever. Watch Unlock transforms it into a universal key that allows you to quickly unlock your phone or tablet just by touching the face of the watch.

The ingenious Find My Phone function helps you find your phone by remotely calling it – you can also use the Asus ZenWatch Manager on your smartphone to find your watch by making it flash and vibrate.

Check out the Asus Website .You can buy the Asus ZenWatch from PC World and Currys

 

By Jim O Brien/CEO

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