Today, ZTE has announced Quartz, a budget smartwatch which runs on Android Wear 2.0. It has a 1.4-inch circular AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The ZTE Quartz smartwatch is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. It has IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance.
As this is a budget smartwatch it doesn’t have a heart rate sensor. It packs a huge 500mAh battery that promises up to 2 days of standby on a single charge.
Lixin Cheng, chairman, and CEO of ZTE USA said,
“The launch of the ZTE Quartz smartwatch officially marks ZTE USA’s entry into the exciting wearable space”. “We are known to push the boundaries of affordable premium smartphones. With this smartwatch, we are expanding our reach into the wearables segment and offering our consumers a rich, connected smartwatch experience while maintaining our affordability value proposition.”
ZTE Quartz Colors, Pricing & Availability
The ZTE Quartz comes in Blue color and also comes with interchangeable wristbands. It costs $192 (Rs. 12,830 approx.) and is compatible with T-Mobile’s network. It will be available exclusively from TMobile.com beginning Friday, April 14 and in select T-Mobile stores beginning Friday, April 21.
ZTE Quartz Smartwatch Specifications
|Display||1.4-inch (400 x 400 pixels) Circular AMOLED Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 (MSM8909W) processor|
|RAM||768MB LPDDR3 RAM|
|Features||Dust and Water Resistant (IP67), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, Built-in speaker and microphone|
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Barometer
|Dimensions||45.72 x 14.47mm, Weight- 89g|
|OS||Android Wear 2.0|