Asus ZenWatch 3 First Look: Circular style with extra buttons

Asus delivers a substantial shift from previous ZenWatches. New for this year is a circular display, a casing made out of stainless steel, and a pair of new programmable shortcut buttons. It’s a clean look with a dramatic flare thanks to a little strip of rose gold.

Asus is addressing battery life thanks to a new Qualcomm CPU, and a novel magnetic quick charge system. Included with the watch is an external battery which can top off the watch while still being worn.

And while Android Wear remains fairly stock, Asus does have a collection of applets which might appeal to folks looking to maximize their wearable investment.

Here’s our first look at the Asus ZenWatch 3!

Asus ZenWatch 3 First Look: Circular style with extra buttons

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Juan Carlos Bagnell
Juan has been geeking out on personal computing since before PCs had GUIs. After studying Theatre in college, Juan worked with a contractor that supported servers and mobile devices for Department of Energy facilities. After moving to Los Angeles California, and working as a commercial casting director, he now dedicates his time to discussing the tech landscape as a consumer advocate. You’ll often see him pop in local news broadcasts. Passionate about mobile content creation, he recently published his first book on smartphone photography.