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Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q) vs Apple Watch (38mm)

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

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Compare Apple Watch XAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)07Points
Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)
1.63"
AMOLED

320x320

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Quad

380
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple Watch (38mm)
1.34"
AMOLED

272x340

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

205
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch (38mm)

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Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)7 Advantages Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)vsWatch (38mm)10 Advantages Apple Watch (38mm)
+1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs520Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+70 grams (2.45 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs87 grams (3.05 ounces)
+320x320 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs272x340 pixels
+1.63"22%
Larger screen
vs1.34"
+380 mAh85%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs205 mAh
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsNot supported
4GB (1.5GB available)vs+8GB (6GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)4%
Thinner
Stainless steel and plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front, ceramic backAdvantage
More resistant material
278 PPIvs+325 PPI17%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1350000 apps (Google Play Store)vs+1400000 apps (App Store)4%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
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
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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

13 Common items in both devices
512MB LPDDR
AMOLED
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
+6 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
ModelZenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Watch (38mm)
Other model namesAsus Zenwatch 2 WI501Q (49mm), M6E69S, M6E69X, MEC23U, MWD59Apple Watch 1st gen (2015) A1553 Stainless Steel
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAsusApple
Release dateSeptember, 2015April, 2015
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
Size (width x height)40.7 x 49.6 millimeters (1.6 x 1.95 in)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)
Weight70 grams (2.45 ounces)87 grams (3.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedNot supported
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 30minIPX7 certified: water resistant up to 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
Operating systemAndroid Wear 1.3 (5.1.1 Lollipop)WatchOS 1.0
Firmware updateAndroid Wear 2.1 (8.0 Oreo)WatchOS 4.0
HardwareAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)32bit - Apple S1 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7520Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR SGX543
RAM memory512MB LPDDR512MB LPDDR
Internal storage4GB (1.5GB available)
eMMC 4.5
8GB (6GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.63" inches1.34" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~42.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~44% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x320 pixels272x340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)278 PPI325 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Sapphire Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
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 (38mm)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
CameraAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
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 supportedfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
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 (38mm)
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 (38mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Gyroscope
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
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
- Watch colors: Silver, Space gray
- Watch bands: White, Black, Blue, Pink, Brown, Gray, Steel
- Band material: Leather, Stainless steel, Fluoroelastomer plastic
- iOS 8.2 or higher compatible
- Digital Crown
- MagSafe charging
Power supplyAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity380 mAh205 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered180 minutes | 3 hours | 0.1 day
Standby2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 days1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Radiation rateAsus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q)Apple Watch (38mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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