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ASUS looks to undercut its rivals in the Android Wear market

Is $199 (Samsung Gear Live) or $229 (LG G Watch) too rich for your blood when it comes to Android Wear-based smartwatches? Now it appears that ASUS is aiming quite a bit lower for its entry into own entry into the nascent market.
 
According to TechCrunch’s sources, ASUS is set to launch an AMOLED-equipped Android Wear smartwatch that will be priced between $99 and $149. With Motorola definitely looking trending the high end of the market with its much-lauded Moto 360 (estimated MSRP of $249), ASUS’ entry — at least at a $99 price point — just might be enough to trigger an impulse buy from consumers that have already bought into the Android ecosystem.

 
As you may have already known, Android Wear smartwatches require a smartphone running Android 4.3 or higher (check compatibility here) to function as anything other than a glorified watch. 

Source: TechCrunch



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RE: don't buy
By Monkey's Uncle on 6/30/2014 6:52:07 AM , Rating: 3
Never had those problems with Asus and I have been dealing with them for over 20 years.

They have always stood by their warranties whenever I needed to exercise them and the product quality is as good as or better than its competitors.


RE: don't buy
By retrospooty on 7/1/2014 8:53:05 AM , Rating: 2
Same here, Asus is actually pretty well known for quality in most products. Is he thinking of Acer?


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