Asus ZenWatch 3: Australian pricing, availability and specifications

Alex Kidman 15 November 2016

ZenWatch 3_450

Asus’ ZenWatch is getting a premium smartwatch price tag.

Asus announced the ZenWatch 3 all the way back in August promising a premium Android Wear experience that lives up to its "3" suffix by the inclusion of three dials for modifying watch behaviour, rather than the more customary one or two.

That being said, it’s still an Android Wear device, and that means it has to live by Google’s rules for how such devices operate. It’s running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor which is meant to be 25% more power efficient than the Snapdragon 400 processors found in older Android Wear devices. While it’s not strictly a swimming watch, it is rated at IP67 for water resistance, so a little rain or sweat shouldn’t bother it. Asus claims that its take on activity tracking delivers a 95% accuracy rate for step tracking, and that it will come with more than 50 customisable watch faces.

AsusZenWatch3_450

Asus ZenWatch 3: Australian pricing

Asus will sell the ZenWatch 3 through its own eShop for $449 outright. That’s a little higher than we had anticipated when it was first announced, when overseas pricing suggested around a $380-$400 price point. It will go on sale from 25 November 2016.

Asus ZenWatch 3: Specifications

ModelAsus ZenWatch 3
Screen size1.39in AMOLED
Band optionsBrown leather, rubber
Battery340mAh, 2 days
GPSNo
Heart rate sensorNo
Apps?Yes
Calling abilityYes
Price$449
Latest technology headlines

Save with these technology deals

Protect your internet with a VPN
Protect your internet with a VPN

Get the best deal on a VPN with our comparison tool.

More info...
Compare 360 cameras and save
Compare 360 cameras and save

Get the best deal on an immersive 360-degree camera

More info...
When will you get the NBN?
When will you get the NBN?

Find out when the NBN is coming to your area with our tracker.

More info...
Free streaming with Telstra
Free streaming with Telstra

Get a 3 month Netflix and Stan subscription free with Telstra.

More info...

Ask a Question

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Disclaimer: At finder.com.au we provide factual information and general advice. Before you make any decision about a product read the Product Disclosure Statement and consider your own circumstances to decide whether it is appropriate for you.
Rates and fees mentioned in comments are correct at the time of publication.
By submitting this question you agree to the finder.com.au privacy policy, receive follow up emails related to finder.com.au and to create a user account where further replies to your questions will be sent.

Ask a question
feedback