Presented at the end of last year during the IFA 2019 fair, finally your new ASUS VivoWatch SP smartwatch It seems to be ready for landing in Spain and the rest of the world, with a device designed for sports activity and daily use with a very casual and minimalist design.
ASUS VivoWatch SP Specifications
Operating system: ASUS Health (compatible with Android 4.4 / iOS 11 onwards) Screen: 1.34-inch touch LCD and 320 × 300 pixel resolution Processor: 1.15 GHz Single Core Memory: 1 GB of RAM Storage: Unspecified Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2 Sensors: Heart rate monitor (EPG and PPG) Accelerometer, Altimeter, GPS Battery: 200 mAh with up to 14 days of autonomy Dimensions: 53.5 x 46.5 x 14.2 mm Weight: 62 grams (36 grams without straps ) Others: Water resistant and submersible up to 5 ATM
As we said, the first thing that strikes us about the ASUS VivoWatch SP is its circular sphere format, which with medium-sized metal bezels, will only have the presence of a single physical button on its side, leaving the rest of the interaction in charge of the touch screen. Although this will not be the only element present on the outside. And it is that in addition to the classic EPG sensors under the sphere, we will also have the inclusion of two PPG sensors located on the sides.
These electrocardiogram and photoplethysmography sensors They will allow us to more accurately record pulse transit time, blood oxygen, heart rate, hours of sleep, and activity levels. Although also, through the ASUS HealthConnect app, we will have other additional functions and measurements such as measuring stress levels or controlling the menstrual cycle.
In addition, as is customary in all smartwatches, we will also have support to receive notifications from applications, as well as messages and calls.
Finally, according to ASUS itself, its moderate 200 mAh battery will be enough to offer us up to 10 days of autonomy under normal use, expandable up to 14 days in the case of using the energy saving mode.
Availability and price
The ASUS VivoWatch SP will be available on the brand’s webstore starting next week, under a single price of 299 euros. Thus, at the moment it has not been confirmed if we will have any other version of specifications or color beyond this black terminal, although it has been confirmed that two silicone straps of different lengths will be included in the box.