Sony’s latest wearable takes unique and different approach than some of its biggest rivals, This new wearable device was unveiled in IFA 2014 few days back. Now in this article let us compare the Sony Smart Watch 3 with Asus Zen Watch which is a good Comparable device released few days back.
Asus Zen Watch vs Sony Smart Watch 3
Both the devices has different style of design, where Asus Zen Watch comes rectangular shape dial and it seems to be pretty good and decent, the shape of the dial is similar to Samsung Gear S. The strap of this device is of standard size 22 mm. Where as in Sony’s Smart Watch the design of the strap is totally different where we need to focus on it first.
In Sony wearable device the straps are extended up to its display. The user feel strap like a rubber which looks cheap, ugly and childish.Sony doesn’t opted for standard 22 mm strap, to change the strap you simply pop the body of the watch out of the band and into a different one. Even display of the device looks bulky.
Some of the specifications of these devices are similar, Let us start with Asus Zen Watch this device comes with 1.63 display with 320 x 320 pixel resolution and it comes with AMOLED display and the device is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad comm snapdragon 400. where as Sony’s Smart Watch 3 is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad ARM, A7 processor with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage. It features the sensors like Accelerometer, compass, Ambient light sensors, gyro and GPS.
Zen watch has a bio sensor which is used to measure the heart rate and it also has IP55 level water proofing. let us see the common specifications of this two devices. Both has 4 GB internal storage memory with 512 GB of RAM and has a connectivity Bluetooth.
Asus Zen Watch
- 1.2 GHz Quad comm snapdragon 400
- 4 GB inbuilt memory
- 512 MB RAM
- 1.63 display with 320 X 320 Pixel resolution.
- price $260 US
Sony Smart Watch
- 1.2 GHz Quad ARM, A7 processor
- 4 GB in-built memory
- 512 MB RAM.
- Bluetooth, Ambient light sensors, Compass, Gyro, accelerometer and GPS
- 420 mAh battery
- Android Wear OS
- Price 229 Euros.
The specifications of the both the devices are similar, only few of them changes. As per design and style Asus Zen Watch has decent and simple where as Sony Smart Watch look ugly and also bulky, even it does not meet the strap standards of 22 mm. With respective price also the Smart watch 3 is high.