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Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q) vs Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenwatch 2 vs Apple Watch 3 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple Watch 3 XAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)04Points
Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)
1.63"
AMOLED

320x320

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Quad

380
mAh

(Non removable)

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19PointsApple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)Compare Asus Zenwatch 2 X
Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)

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Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)4 Advantages Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)vsWatch 3 (Hermès 42mm)19 Advantages Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
+1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)5%
Thinner
vs11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
+380 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs352 mAh
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsNot supported
512MB LPDDRvs+768MB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
4GB (1.5GB available)vs+16GB (10GB available)6 times
More internal storage for applications and files
70 grams (2.45 ounces)vs+53 grams (1.86 ounces)32%
Lighter
Stainless steel and plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front, ceramic backAdvantage
More resistant material
320x320 pixelsvs+390x312 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
278 PPIvs+303 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1.63"vs+1.65"1%
Larger screen
1350000 apps (Google Play Store)vs+1400000 apps (App Store)4%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
IP67 certifiedvs+50 meters waterproofAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

11 Common items in both devices
AMOLED
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
+4 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
ModelZenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Other model namesAsus Zenwatch 2 WI501Q (49mm), M6E69S, M6E69X, MEC23U, MWD59Apple Watch Hermes Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) Stainless Steel
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAsusApple
Release dateSeptember, 2015September, 2017
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)40.7 x 49.6 millimeters (1.6 x 1.95 in)36.4 x 42.5 millimeters (1.43 x 1.67 in)
Weight70 grams (2.45 ounces)53 grams (1.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel and plastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min50 meters waterproof
System (OS)Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Operating systemAndroid Wear 1.3 (5.1.1 Lollipop)WatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateAndroid Wear 2.1 (8.0 Oreo)WatchOS 5.0
HardwareAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR G6200
RAM memory512MB LPDDR768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage4GB (1.5GB available)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.63" inches1.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~42.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x320 pixels390x312 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)278 PPI303 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Sapphire Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered150/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedA1891 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900

A1892 model (China):
UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4

A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)

A1892 model (China):
LTE (Bands 1,3)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing
CameraAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Back camera (main camera)Not supportedNot supported
Main camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (primary)Not supportedNot supported
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supportedNot supported
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Front camera (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Gyroscope
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Gunmetal, Silver, Rose gold
- Compatible with standard 22mm straps
- Bands options: Rubber, Leather and Metal
- 2.5D glass screen
- Colors: Silver
- Leather bands (Hermes edition)
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supplyAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity380 mAh352 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.35W/kg (head) | 0.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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