Asus building a smartwatch without Android Wear to help extend battery life
On Monday, some new information about the next Asus smartwatch leaked out. In its bid to extend the battery life of its next watch, the company will employ a new operating system replacing Android Wear. It also will use a new simplified MediaTek chipset currently being developed.
But Android Wear fans shouldn't pout. Asus still plans on producing a sequel to the ZenWatch that will use Android Wear. It is possible that the new watch will have two varieties with one powered by the unknown OS and the other using Android Wear. The new Asus smartwatch is due during this year's third quarter.
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source: FocusTaiwan via GforGames