Asus VivoWatch, a smartwatch with autonomy for 10 days
Asus has presented its VivoWatch smartwatch, focusing on fitness and noted for promising up to 10 days of autonomy, something that stands out in a market where most competitors need to be charged every night, but we will have to try it to see if the promise of Asus is met. As of May it can be bought.
With a screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and a resolution of 128 x 128, the Asus VivoWatch counts among its specifications with 3-axis accelerometer, optical sensor heart rate Asus VivoPulse technology, UV sensor, bluetooth 4.0, up to 10 days of autonomy (regular use), with a charge time that varies between one and two hours, watch strap of 22 cm, 50 grams and own operating system.
The Asus VivoWatch boasts water resistance IP67, which ensures that is made dustproof and can withstand being submerged for 30 minutes at one meter deep, afirming that we can take a shower with it and even take a dip without problems. It is a watch specifically designed to monitor physical activity, so it has a heart rate sensor VivoPulse technology that employs an optical sensor for continuous monitoring. The results are crossed with other data such as age and gender of the user to suggest how much exercise to do.
This same technology allows the VivoWatch control yout sleep and movements in order to provide an analysis of time and quality of sleep. Moreover also offers a “happiness index”, an indicator based on your business and your rest. In shor, it helps us getting an idea of how healthy it is our lifestyle.
The watch is synchronized with your smartphone through its own application that can be downloaded from Google Play where you can display all the parameters measured by the smartwatch, plus share them with your friends. This is a watch very focused on physical activity and a more remarkable autonomy, so its price (around $150) seems pretty tight to its benefits.